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Flood Victims in Burundi Receive Assistance from IOM amid COVID-19 Pandemic

https://www.iom.int/news/flood-victims-burundi-receive-assistance-iom-amid-covid-19-pandemic

Bujumbura – Over 2,100 victims of severe flooding and mudslides in Burundi are receiving help from IOM, the International Organization for Migration (IOM).  

Bujumbura – Over 2,100 victims of severe flooding and mudslides in Burundi are receiving help from IOM, the International Organization for Migration (IOM).  

New Study on Ethiopian Migrants to the Gulf Finds Many Unaware of Dangers 

https://www.iom.int/news/new-study-ethiopian-migrants-gulf-finds-many-unaware-dangers

Nairobi – Only 30 per cent of Ethiopian migrants seeking to find work in Saudi Arabia are aware that Yemen – the one country they must cross —is in its sixth year of conflict, while less than 50 per cent know of the dangers of...

Nairobi – Only 30 per cent of Ethiopian migrants seeking to find work in Saudi Arabia are aware that Yemen – the one country they must cross —is in its sixth year of conflict, while less than 50 per cent know of the dangers of...

Total Number of Internally Displaced Persons in East & Horn of Africa Drastically Drops in 2019

https://www.iom.int/news/total-number-internally-displaced-persons-east-horn-africa-drastically-drops-2019

Nairobi – The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in East Africa and the Horn of Africa has dropped considerably in the past six months.

Nairobi – The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in East Africa and the Horn of Africa has dropped considerably in the past six months.

Total Number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) in East & Horn of Africa Drastically Drops in 2019

https://www.iom.int/news/total-number-internally-displaced-persons-idps-east-horn-africa-drastically-drops-2019

Nairobi – The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in East Africa and the Horn of Africa has dropped considerably in the past six months.

Nairobi – The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in East Africa and the Horn of Africa has dropped considerably in the past six months.

Migrants Headed to Arabian Gulf Stranded in Somalia as COVID-19 Spreads

https://www.iom.int/news/migrants-headed-arabian-gulf-stranded-somalia-covid-19-spreads

Bossaso, Puntland – Hundreds of migrants are stranded in Bossaso, Puntland, Somalia, as a result of border and sea-crossing closures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Bossaso, Puntland – Hundreds of migrants are stranded in Bossaso, Puntland, Somalia, as a result of border and sea-crossing closures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

IOM Ethiopia Assists Hundreds of Returning Migrants in COVID-19 Quarantine Sites

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

Addis Ababa – Ethiopia continues to receive thousands of migrants returned from countries across the region and the Middle East, in response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

Addis Ababa – Ethiopia continues to receive thousands of migrants returned from countries across the region and the Middle East, in response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

Local Leaders Mobilised to Fight against COVID-19 in Ethiopia

https://www.iom.int/news/local-leaders-mobilised-fight-against-covid-19-ethiopia

Addis Ababa – In the wake of the COVID-19 induced state of emergency in Ethiopia, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is mobilizing its network of local community leaders to help with awareness and prevention...

Addis Ababa – In the wake of the COVID-19 induced state of emergency in Ethiopia, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is mobilizing its network of local community leaders to help with awareness and prevention...

Digital Space for Migrants Supplies 3D-Printed Face Shields to Hospitals Treating COVID-19 Cases in Djibouti

https://www.iom.int/news/digital-space-migrants-supplies-3d-printed-face-shields-hospitals-treating-covid-19-cases

Djibouti – A digital training space set up for young migrants has joined the COVID-19 response in Djibouti, supplying protective face shields to health workers after the first case of the virus was detected in the country on 18...

Djibouti – A digital training space set up for young migrants has joined the COVID-19 response in Djibouti, supplying protective face shields to health workers after the first case of the virus was detected in the country on 18...

Surge of Returnees to Ethiopia, UN calls for a Pause Amidst Increased in Covid-19 Enforcement

https://www.iom.int/news/surge-returnees-ethiopia-un-calls-pause-amidst-increased-covid-19-enforcement

Addis Ababa – The unexpected arrival of more than 5,000 returnees to Ethiopia over the past two weeks without prior health screenings has added to the challenges the country faces strengthening measur

Addis Ababa – The unexpected arrival of more than 5,000 returnees to Ethiopia over the past two weeks without prior health screenings has added to the challenges the country faces strengthening measur

IOM Regional Office Launches COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan for East and Horn of Africa 

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-regional-office-launches-covid-19-strategic-preparedness-and-response-plan-east-and-horn

Nairobi – The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Regional Office for the East and Horn of Africa has launched a ...

Nairobi – The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Regional Office for the East and Horn of Africa has launched a ...