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IGAD and IOM Strengthen Relations through Cooperation Agreement

https://ronairobi.iom.int/news/igad-and-iom-strengthen-relations-through-cooperation-agreement

March 25, 2021 (MOMBASA, Kenya): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, and the Regional Director for East and Horn of Africa of the International Organization for...

March 25, 2021 (MOMBASA, Kenya): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, and the Regional Director for East and Horn of Africa of the International Organization for...

Galmo’s Story: In Ethiopia, IOM and EU Assist Thousands of Desert Locust Affected Households

https://ronairobi.iom.int/news/galmo%E2%80%99s-story-ethiopia-iom-and-eu-assist-thousands-desert-locust-affected-households

“When the desert locusts suddenly invaded, we were horrified,” explains Galmo Kiyo Waariyo, a farmer living in a village called Lafto in Ethiopia.

“When the desert locusts suddenly invaded, we were horrified,” explains Galmo Kiyo Waariyo, a farmer living in a village called Lafto in Ethiopia.

Stranded Migrants Arrive in Ethiopia from Yemen on First Return Flight since Start of COVID-19 Pandemic

https://www.iom.int/news/stranded-migrants-arrive-ethiopia-yemen-first-return-flight-start-covid-19-pandemic

Aden/Addis Ababa – One hundred forty Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen arrived in Addis Ababa today, the first Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) programme flight the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has...

Aden/Addis Ababa – One hundred forty Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen arrived in Addis Ababa today, the first Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) programme flight the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has...

IOM Somalia Relocates Nearly 7,000 Internally Displaced Families Facing Eviction

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-somalia-relocates-nearly-7000-internally-displaced-families-facing-eviction

Baidoa – Nearly 7,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who were facing eviction from their homes in Somalia were relocated on Sunday by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to Barwaaqo, a new site for IDPs, in...

Baidoa – Nearly 7,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who were facing eviction from their homes in Somalia were relocated on Sunday by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to Barwaaqo, a new site for IDPs, in...

IOM Somalia Relocates Nearly 7,000 Internally Displaced Persons Facing Eviction

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-somalia-relocates-nearly-7000-internally-displaced-persons-facing-eviction

Baidoa – Nearly 7,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who were facing eviction from their homes in Somalia were relocated on Sunday by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to Barwaaqo, a new site for IDPs, in...

Baidoa – Nearly 7,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who were facing eviction from their homes in Somalia were relocated on Sunday by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to Barwaaqo, a new site for IDPs, in...

IOM Counts Excess of 131,000 Internally Displaced Persons in Northern Ethiopia Crisis

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-counts-excess-131000-internally-displaced-persons-northern-ethiopia-crisis

Addis Ababa – Over 131,000 people are displaced in 39 accessible locations in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and neighbouring Afar and Amhara according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Addis Ababa – Over 131,000 people are displaced in 39 accessible locations in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and neighbouring Afar and Amhara according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

At Least 20 Dead After Smugglers Force Migrants into the Sea Off Djibouti

https://www.iom.int/news/least-20-dead-after-smugglers-force-migrants-sea-djibouti

Obock, Djibouti – At least 20 people have drowned after smugglers threw dozens of migrants overboard early Wednesday morning during their journey from Djibouti to Yemen, the third such incident on the

Obock, Djibouti – At least 20 people have drowned after smugglers threw dozens of migrants overboard early Wednesday morning during their journey from Djibouti to Yemen, the third such incident on the

Over 3.6 Million People Reached by IOM in Ethiopia in 2020 for Prevention and Mitigation of COVID-19

https://www.iom.int/news/over-36-million-people-reached-iom-ethiopia-2020-prevention-and-mitigation-covid-19

Addis Ababa – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on immense challenges for Ethiopia, a country whose already strained healthcare system faces enormous challenges.

Addis Ababa – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on immense challenges for Ethiopia, a country whose already strained healthcare system faces enormous challenges.

IOM Assists Border Control on Route Linking Ethiopia, Kenya

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-assists-border-control-route-linking-ethiopia-kenya

Addis Ababa – Ethiopia, Africa’s second largest country (by population) after Nigeria, is also one of the continent’s largest sources of international migrants. 

Addis Ababa – Ethiopia, Africa’s second largest country (by population) after Nigeria, is also one of the continent’s largest sources of international migrants. 

IOM Somalia Supports New ‘Telemedicine’ Enhancement for Migrants and Host Communities

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-somalia-supports-new-telemedicine-enhancement-migrants-and-host-communities

Mogadishu – Somalia’s health system has been in a severely weakened state for decades due to conflict and humanitarian crises which have led to the displacement of more than 2.6 million Somalis.   

Mogadishu – Somalia’s health system has been in a severely weakened state for decades due to conflict and humanitarian crises which have led to the displacement of more than 2.6 million Somalis.