In February 2011, civil unrest in Libya rapidly evolved into an armed conflict. Thousands of migrants found refuge in the port of Misrata. On 15 April 2011, IOM begun its first rescue operation by sea.
Phantom Money: The Journey of Finding Money
A teaser video of migrants sharing their stories on how they reached the shores of Yemen.
IOM Yemen's Migrant Response Centre in Hodeidah
Yemen is considered a transit hub for migrants seeking better opportunities in the Middle East.
Emergency Health Care in South Sudan
IOM health teams provide lifesaving medical care to internally displaced persons across South Sudan, where 6.1 million people are in need of assistance due to two-and-a-half years of war.
Ukraine: Contact Line
In the East of Ukraine, close to the contact line, as well as dozens of kilometers from it, there are towns and villages where people found themselves wedged between the two parties to the conflict.
The House the Moon Moved
“The House the Moon Moved” is an illustrated book based on the true story of a home that was swept into the ocean by a King Tide in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.
IDAHOT 17 May 2016
Watch IOM DG William Lacy Swing's Message for the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT).
Foundation of Hope: Year One of Relief, Recovery and Reconstruction in Nepal
A documentary dedicated to the people of Nepal in appreciation of their compassion, hope and determination.
‘Valid Only for Exit’: One-Way Ticket to Norway
On 15 September 1976, sitting next to each other for the first time in three years, my father and I left Chile for Norway, with our newly issued passports that said "Valid Only for Exit."
A New Beginning for Migrants Returning to Haiti
Since 2010, IOM has supported the voluntary return of more than 4,600 Haitians from the Dominican Republic. Many make the decision to return to Haiti due to the difficulties in obtaining suitable work and living conditions in the Dominican Republic.
Finland: What is the Price of a Human Being?
IOM Helsinki's new counter trafficking public information campaign: “What is the price of a human being?” Human trafficking in Finland includes labour exploitation and sexual abuse.
Ukraine Displacement: Rise to the Challenge
Denys, Fahri, and Oksana with her friends are just a few of the several thousand conflict-affected people who have received support from IOM and its non-governmental partners.