Press Release

First Group of Over 1,400 Stranded Ethiopian Migrants Arrive from Tanzania

https://www.iom.int/news/first-group-over-1400-stranded-ethiopian-migrants-arrive-tanzania

Dar es Salam and Addis Ababa – The costs of dangerous, sometimes lethal passages some irregular migrants make in Africa can be measured in many ways: in currencies, even in lives.

Dar es Salam and Addis Ababa – The costs of dangerous, sometimes lethal passages some irregular migrants make in Africa can be measured in many ways: in currencies, even in lives.

Experts Set the Agenda for Make-or-Break Year Amid Increasing Climate Vagaries in East Africa

https://www.iom.int/news/experts-set-agenda-make-or-break-year-amid-increasing-climate-vagaries-east-africa

Nairobi – Welcome to the year 2020! This is a decisive year in our environmental history; climate scientists have been describing 2020 as a key turning point.

Nairobi – Welcome to the year 2020! This is a decisive year in our environmental history; climate scientists have been describing 2020 as a key turning point.

IOM with the Support of USAID Strengthens Collaboration with Government of Burundi to Combat Human Trafficking

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-support-usaid-strengthens-collaboration-government-burundi-combat-human-trafficking

Bujumbura – Previous instability, limited economic opportunities, displacement and loss of livelihood due to floods in Burundi have rendered parts of the population vulnerable to trafficking in persons (TiP).

Bujumbura – Previous instability, limited economic opportunities, displacement and loss of livelihood due to floods in Burundi have rendered parts of the population vulnerable to trafficking in persons (TiP).

IOM Missions in South Sudan and Sudan Support Families Following Abyei Attack

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-missions-south-sudan-and-sudan-support-families-following-abyei-attack

Juba – At least 33 people, including women and children, were killed and an unknown number wounded during the attack in Kolom, nine kilometres from Abyei town last Wednesday.

Juba – At least 33 people, including women and children, were killed and an unknown number wounded during the attack in Kolom, nine kilometres from Abyei town last Wednesday.

IOM Missions in South Sudan and Sudan Ramp Up Humanitarian Support to Families following Attacks in Abyei

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-missions-south-sudan-and-sudan-ramp-humanitarian-support-families-following-attacks-abyei

Abyei – At least 33 people, including women and children, were killed and an unknown number wounded during the attack in Kolom, nine kilometres from Abyei town last Wednesday.

Abyei – At least 33 people, including women and children, were killed and an unknown number wounded during the attack in Kolom, nine kilometres from Abyei town last Wednesday.

Over One Million Ethiopians Received Humanitarian Aid from IOM in 2019

https://www.iom.int/news/over-one-million-ethiopians-received-humanitarian-aid-iom-2019

Addis Ababa – Shitaye Assefa knows what it means to live without a reliable supply of water.   

Addis Ababa – Shitaye Assefa knows what it means to live without a reliable supply of water.   

New Agreements Between East and Horn of Africa States Address Overseas Worker Exploitation

https://www.iom.int/news/new-agreements-between-east-and-horn-africa-states-address-overseas-worker-exploitation

Nairobi – The rescue last week of roughly 100 children and young Ugandan women here as they prepared to fly to United Arab Emirates to labour as domestic workers, reinforces the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s (UNODC) recent assessment...

Nairobi – The rescue last week of roughly 100 children and young Ugandan women here as they prepared to fly to United Arab Emirates to labour as domestic workers, reinforces the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s (UNODC) recent assessment...

One Million Ethiopians Receive Water, Other Aid from IOM in 2019

https://www.iom.int/news/one-million-ethiopians-receive-water-other-aid-iom-2019

Addis Ababa – Shitaye Assefa, a 65-year-old mother in Ethiopia’s Oromia Regional State, knows what it means to live without a reliable supply of water.

Addis Ababa – Shitaye Assefa, a 65-year-old mother in Ethiopia’s Oromia Regional State, knows what it means to live without a reliable supply of water.

New Cooperation Agreement Among East, Horn of Africa States Address Overseas Worker Exploitation

https://www.iom.int/news/new-cooperation-agreement-among-east-horn-africa-states-address-overseas-worker-exploitation

Nairobi – The rescue last week of roughly 100 children and young Ugandan women here as they prepared to fly to United Arab Emirates to labour as domestic workers, reinforces the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s (UNODC)...

Nairobi – The rescue last week of roughly 100 children and young Ugandan women here as they prepared to fly to United Arab Emirates to labour as domestic workers, reinforces the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s (UNODC)...

IOM, Partners Relocate Hundreds of South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia

https://www.iom.int/news/iom-partners-relocate-hundreds-south-sudanese-refugees-ethiopia

Gambella – The International Organization for Migration, IOM, has assisted 700 South Sudanese refugees with onward transportation to the Gore-Shembola and Tsore refugee camps in Assosa situated in Benishangul Gumuz Regional State...

Gambella – The International Organization for Migration, IOM, has assisted 700 South Sudanese refugees with onward transportation to the Gore-Shembola and Tsore refugee camps in Assosa situated in Benishangul Gumuz Regional State...