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Japan-Funded IOM Project Donates Border Security Equipment Worth $138,000

https://www.iom.int/news/japan-funded-iom-project-donates-border-security-equipment-worth-138000

Kampala – 8 July 2020: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday formally handed over solar, office, and radio communication equipment to the Government of Uganda to help improve

Kampala – 8 July 2020: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday formally handed over solar, office, and radio communication equipment to the Government of Uganda to help improve

IOM Assists Thousands of Migrants Stranded in Djibouti due to COVID-19

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-assists-thousands-migrants-stranded-djibouti-due-covid-19

Djibouti – More than 1,200 young migrants are stranded in Djibouti due to COVID-19 border closures and movement restrictions.

Djibouti – More than 1,200 young migrants are stranded in Djibouti due to COVID-19 border closures and movement restrictions.

European Union project supports Kampala youths, women make masks to block COVID-19

https://www.iom.int/news/european-union-project-supports-kampala-youths-women-make-masks-block-covid-19

Kampala – Bashir Hamba studied fashion and design at a local college in Uganda’s capital Kampala.

Kampala – Bashir Hamba studied fashion and design at a local college in Uganda’s capital Kampala.

Hundreds of Ethiopian COVID-19 Impacted Migrant Families Receive Food and Assistance in Kenya

https://www.iom.int/news/hundreds-ethiopian-covid-19-impacted-migrant-families-receive-food-and-assistance-kenya

Nairobi – Over 300 Ethiopian migrants and their families today are receiving food and other essential items from IOM, the International Organization for Migration, in Nairobi, Kenya, a small effort to mitigate the broader impact...

Nairobi – Over 300 Ethiopian migrants and their families today are receiving food and other essential items from IOM, the International Organization for Migration, in Nairobi, Kenya, a small effort to mitigate the broader impact...

IOM Ethiopia assists hundreds of returning COVID-19 affected migrants

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-ethiopia-assists-hundreds-returning-covid-19-affected-migrants

Addis Ababa – Thousands of irregular and undocumented migrants in Lebanon have lost their livelihoods due to COVID-19 and the economic crisis. Many have begun to return home to Ethiopia. 

Addis Ababa – Thousands of irregular and undocumented migrants in Lebanon have lost their livelihoods due to COVID-19 and the economic crisis. Many have begun to return home to Ethiopia. 

The Humanitarian Hub in Malakal, South Sudan Goes Green

https://www.iom.int/news/humanitarian-hub-malakal-south-sudan-goes-green

Juba – The Humanitarian Hub in Malakal, in the Upper Nile State of South Sudan is reducing its carbon footprint following the successful installation and now fully operational hybrid solar power plant.   

Juba – The Humanitarian Hub in Malakal, in the Upper Nile State of South Sudan is reducing its carbon footprint following the successful installation and now fully operational hybrid solar power plant.   

Free Medical Care for Migrants in New IOM Ethiopia Partnership

https://www.iom.int/news/free-medical-care-migrants-new-iom-ethiopia-partnership

Addis Ababa – Mohammed Adem suffered kidney failure while working as an irregular migrant in Sanaa, Yemen in 2018, forcing him to return to Ethiopia.

Addis Ababa – Mohammed Adem suffered kidney failure while working as an irregular migrant in Sanaa, Yemen in 2018, forcing him to return to Ethiopia.

IOM, Government of South Sudan to Establish a Point of Entry in Rank

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-government-south-sudan-establish-point-entry-rank

Juba –The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is working in close partnership with the government of South Sudan and other UN agencies to ramp up surveillance at the country’s borders as part of efforts to curtail the...

Juba –The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is working in close partnership with the government of South Sudan and other UN agencies to ramp up surveillance at the country’s borders as part of efforts to curtail the...

COVID-19 ventilators provided to help Somalia fight pandemic

https://www.iom.int/news/covid-19-ventilators-provided-help-somalia-fight-pandemic

Mogadishu – Ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients are being supplied by IOM, the International Organization for Migration, to help thousands of Somali’s affected by the disease.  

Mogadishu – Ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients are being supplied by IOM, the International Organization for Migration, to help thousands of Somali’s affected by the disease.  

In Horn of Africa Migrant Support Centres Join Fight Against Covid-19

https://www.iom.int/news/horn-africa-migrant-support-centres-join-fight-against-covid-19

Nairobi—During January 2020, some 11,000 irregular migrants arrived in Yemen en route to jobs in the wealthy Gulf Cooperation Council countries, especially Saudi Arabia.

Nairobi—During January 2020, some 11,000 irregular migrants arrived in Yemen en route to jobs in the wealthy Gulf Cooperation Council countries, especially Saudi Arabia.