Press Release

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.   

IOM and Partners Provide Relief to People Affected by the Crisis in Northern Ethiopia

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-and-partners-provide-relief-people-affected-crisis-northern-ethiopia

Addis Ababa – Internally displaced persons (IDPs) and conflict-affected communities are in dire need of humanitarian and recovery assistance after weeks of conflict in the northern Ethiopian regional state of Tigray.   

Addis Ababa – Internally displaced persons (IDPs) and conflict-affected communities are in dire need of humanitarian and recovery assistance after weeks of conflict in the northern Ethiopian regional state of Tigray.   

IOM Rehabilitates Educational Institutions in Ethiopia

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-rehabilitates-educational-institutions-ethiopia

Addis Ababa – More than 500 pupils attend Bilisuma primary school in Gursum District in Ethiopia’s Oromia Regional State, despite there being, until recently, no school to attend.

Addis Ababa – More than 500 pupils attend Bilisuma primary school in Gursum District in Ethiopia’s Oromia Regional State, despite there being, until recently, no school to attend.

IOM Condemns Killing of Aid Workers in Northern Ethiopia

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-condemns-killing-aid-workers-northern-ethiopia

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) presents its deepest condolences to the Danish Refugee Council and the International Rescue Committee following the killing of four humanita

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) presents its deepest condolences to the Danish Refugee Council and the International Rescue Committee following the killing of four humanita

IOM Refutes Allegations Eritreans Held, Processed for Forced Return

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-refutes-allegations-eritreans-held-processed-forced-return

Geneva - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) strongly refutes allegations that a group of Eritrean refugees are being held by IOM and being processed for forced return in one of its tra

Geneva - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) strongly refutes allegations that a group of Eritrean refugees are being held by IOM and being processed for forced return in one of its tra

IOM Empowers Women Business Owners in Somalia to Recover from COVID-19 Impact

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-empowers-women-business-owners-somalia-recover-covid-19-impact

Over 100 stranded Ugandan Women Provided with Return Assistance from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

https://www.iom.int/news/over-100-stranded-ugandan-women-provided-return-assistance-kingdom-saudi-arabia

Kampala/Riyadh – On Tuesday (01/12) the International Organization for Migration (IOM) assisted 105 stranded Ugandan women, including victims of trafficking, to return home from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

Kampala/Riyadh – On Tuesday (01/12) the International Organization for Migration (IOM) assisted 105 stranded Ugandan women, including victims of trafficking, to return home from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).