IOM, the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and the Portuguese Ministry
of Interior have signed an agreement to ensure premises used for
the detention of irregular migrants awaiting deportation meet
The IOM Mission in Belgrade is launching a new one-year programme
to provide housing for vulnerable families of former refugees and
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who are currently living in
overcrowded collective centres.
While IOM is still working at full-speed to deliver shelter
material to the people of North West Frontier Province and
Pakistan-administered Kashmir, plans and pilot projects are
underway for the reconstruction effort that will be gearing up in
A first group of 49 Sudanese refugees yesterday boarded an IOM
chartered plane in the southeastern Central African Republic
(C.A.R) town of Mboki for a short flight to Tambura, in
Sudan’s Western Equatoria Province.
Working with UNICEF, IOM is launching a programme to provide
much-needed reintegration assistance to 700 former child soldiers
and young people who have been affected by war in the western
Afghanistan provinces of Ghor and Badghis.