Ethiopia

Ethiopia

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IOM’s Strengthened COVID-19 Response Targets 46,000 Returning Ethiopian Migrants

Addis Ababa – As thousands of migrants continue to return to Ethiopia, IOM is partnering with the European Union (EU), UNOPS and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to strengthen COVID-19 response for Ethiopia’s cross-border communities.      

Despite prevailing COVID-19 induced movement restrictions, close to 46,000 migrants have entered Ethiopia through border crossings since April 2020 when the pandemic began in the country. Many of these migrants are using difficult irregular routes to return home.

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IOM Ethiopia Appeals for USD 40 Million to Assist Additional 1.6 Million People in Northern Ethiopia

Addis Ababa – Nearly two million people affected by the crisis in northern Ethiopia desperately need life-saving assistance, including water, medicine and shelter, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said today as it issued an urgent appeal for USD 40 million to help internally displaced men, women and children, including newborn babies. 

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IOM Inaugurates First Forensic Document Examination Laboratory at Ethiopia’s Largest Airport

Addis Ababa – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with Ethiopia’s Immigration, Nationality and Vital Events Agency (INVEA), inaugurated INVEA’s first forensic document examination laboratory at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on 3 June 2021.

An estimated 9,300 passengers pass through Bole Airport -the country’s largest port of entry-daily.

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A history of 100 migrants searching for a better life in Southern Africa

In February 2018, IOM, the UN Migration Agency assisted 53 Ethiopian migrants who had been stranded in Mozambique to return home through the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration. The migrants suffered dehydration and minor injuries as they trekked for four months along the Southern migration route. They recount their story.

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53 Migrants survived a gruesome journey searching for a better life in Southern Africa

In February 2018, IOM, the UN Migration Agency assisted 53 Ethiopian migrants who had been stranded in Mozambique to return home through the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration. The migrants suffered dehydration and minor injuries as they trekked for four months along the Southern migration route. They recount their story.

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