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IOM, Government of Ethiopia Provide Cash Grants to Thousands of Migrants Returning Due to COVID-19

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-government-ethiopia-provide-cash-grants-thousands-migrants-returning-due-covid-19

Addis Ababa – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Ethiopia to strengthen return and reintegration assistance to thousa

Addis Ababa – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Ethiopia to strengthen return and reintegration assistance to thousa

International Migration Within Africa Nearly Doubled Between 2008 and 2017: Report

https://www.iom.int/news/international-migration-within-africa-nearly-doubled-between-2008-and-2017-report

Addis Ababa – The movement of people between countries within Africa is the defining feature of migration on the continent a new, 10-year study of migration has concluded. 

Addis Ababa – The movement of people between countries within Africa is the defining feature of migration on the continent a new, 10-year study of migration has concluded. 

Eight African Migrants Dead, Several Injured off Horn of Africa

https://www.iom.int/news/eight-african-migrants-dead-several-injured-horn-africa

Obock, Djibouti— Staff from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) today (05/10) assisted Djiboutian authorities as they attended to the grim task of recovering and burying eight drowning victims whose remains washed...

Obock, Djibouti— Staff from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) today (05/10) assisted Djiboutian authorities as they attended to the grim task of recovering and burying eight drowning victims whose remains washed...

Thousands of African Migrants Return from Yemen, Assisted by IOM in Djibouti

https://www.iom.int/news/thousands-african-migrants-return-yemen-assisted-iom-djibouti

Djibouti - More than 2,000 African migrants who have arrived from Yemen over the last three weeks are being assisted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in Djibouti, Horn of Africa. 

Djibouti - More than 2,000 African migrants who have arrived from Yemen over the last three weeks are being assisted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in Djibouti, Horn of Africa. 

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...