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Migrants Stranded in Lebanon Amid Worsening Crisis Return Home with IOM Assistance

https://www.iom.int/news/migrants-stranded-lebanon-amid-worsening-crisis-return-home-iom-assistance

Beirut – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is continuing to assist stranded migrants in Lebanon to return to their countries of origin this week as 48 Ethiopian migrants boarded two flights Thursday (17 September...

Beirut – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is continuing to assist stranded migrants in Lebanon to return to their countries of origin this week as 48 Ethiopian migrants boarded two flights Thursday (17 September...

COVID-19: IOM Supports Uganda’s preparations to reopen Entebbe International airport

https://www.iom.int/news/covid-19-iom-supports-ugandas-preparations-reopen-entebbe-international-airport

Kampala - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is launching a project to support the Government of Uganda in reinforcing surveillance at the Entebbe International Airport and other points of entry in a bid to...

Kampala - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is launching a project to support the Government of Uganda in reinforcing surveillance at the Entebbe International Airport and other points of entry in a bid to...

IOM Report: Ethiopia Records More Than 1.8 Million Internally Displaced in 2020

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-report-ethiopia-records-more-18-million-internally-displaced-2020

Addis Ababa – There are now more than 1.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ethiopia, a new report on internal displacement released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has revealed.

Addis Ababa – There are now more than 1.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ethiopia, a new report on internal displacement released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has revealed.

African Development Bank to Engage Burundian Diaspora in Tackling Youth Unemployment

https://www.iom.int/news/african-development-bank-engage-burundian-diaspora-tackling-youth-unemployment

Bujumbura – For many migrant-sending countries in Africa, the diaspora is a source of remittances, knowledge, skills and investment.

Bujumbura – For many migrant-sending countries in Africa, the diaspora is a source of remittances, knowledge, skills and investment.

European Union Joins IOM to Aid Households Affected by Desert Locust Infestation

https://www.iom.int/news/european-union-joins-iom-aid-households-affected-desert-locust-infestation

Addis Ababa – In Ethiopia, an infestation of desert locusts is inflicting untold damage to crops, leading to a deterioration of the food security situation and an additional threat to livelihoods. 

Addis Ababa – In Ethiopia, an infestation of desert locusts is inflicting untold damage to crops, leading to a deterioration of the food security situation and an additional threat to livelihoods. 

IOM Supports COVID-19 Quarantine Facilities Across East and Horn of Africa

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-supports-covid-19-quarantine-facilities-across-east-and-horn-africa

Nairobi – Tens of thousands of migrants who have managed to return in recent months to their countries of origin across the East and Horn of Africa have received assistance from IOM in government-operated COVID-19 quarantine...

Nairobi – Tens of thousands of migrants who have managed to return in recent months to their countries of origin across the East and Horn of Africa have received assistance from IOM in government-operated COVID-19 quarantine...

IOM and Norwegian Refugee Council Give Assistance to Thousands of COVID-19 Returnee Migrants in Ethiopia

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-and-norwegian-refugee-council-give-assistance-thousands-covid-19-returnee-migrants-ethiopia

Addis Ababa – IOM, the International Organization for Migration, and NRC, the Norwegian Refugee Council, are delivering essential aid to over 23,500 migrants in Ethiopia who have recently returned to the country due t

Addis Ababa – IOM, the International Organization for Migration, and NRC, the Norwegian Refugee Council, are delivering essential aid to over 23,500 migrants in Ethiopia who have recently returned to the country due t

Somali Migrants Return Home After Several Months Stranded in Iran

https://www.iom.int/news/somali-migrants-return-home-after-several-months-stranded-iran

Mogadishu – Eleven Somali nationals and Muhammed Hussein Abukar, Somalia’s ambassador to West Africa and Special Envoy to Iran, safely returned to Somalia after nearly six months of being stranded in the Islamic Republic of Iran...

Mogadishu – Eleven Somali nationals and Muhammed Hussein Abukar, Somalia’s ambassador to West Africa and Special Envoy to Iran, safely returned to Somalia after nearly six months of being stranded in the Islamic Republic of Iran...

COVID-19 Testing for Truck Drivers Helps Open Trade in IOM-TMEA Partnership

https://www.iom.int/news/covid-19-testing-truck-drivers-helps-open-trade-iom-tmea-partnership

Nairobi – IOM, the International Organization for Migration, is providing COVID-19 testing to thousands of truck drivers on Kenya’s borders. 

Nairobi – IOM, the International Organization for Migration, is providing COVID-19 testing to thousands of truck drivers on Kenya’s borders. 

EU Funds EUR 13 Million Natural Disasters Project Linking IOM, Oxfam in Burundi

https://www.iom.int/news/eu-funds-eur-13-million-natural-disasters-project-linking-iom-oxfam-burundi

Bujumbura—The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Oxfam have joined forces to launch an EU backed multi-million Euro Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) project that will help hundreds of thousands of Internally...

Bujumbura—The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Oxfam have joined forces to launch an EU backed multi-million Euro Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) project that will help hundreds of thousands of Internally...