International Organization for Migration
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a dynamic and growing inter-governmental organization, with 161 member states, and committed to the principle of humane and orderly migration benefits all.
IOM works to ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need including refugees and internally displaced people.
Yemen – Tragedy struck migrants trying to cross from the Horn of Africa to find employment in Yemen and the Gulf, when their vessel capsized in high waves as it approached its destination in the early hours of 6 June.
Dollo Ado – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, started distributing on 20 May, self-made water filters to drought displaced communities in four kebeles (Rob Don, Haidure, Row Row and Alan) in Dolo Bay Woreda, Somali Regional State of...
IOM Ethiopia and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change join hands to integrate migration into environmental policies - 05/30/2018
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) in coordination with...
Addis Ababa - While the rainy season is a welcome promise of good crop yield for farmers, for many internally displaced persons in Ethiopia it presents a myriad of challenges. And for that reason, the African proverb “It rained...
UN Migration Agency Supports Economic Reintegration of Ethiopian Returnees Under EU-IOM Joint Initiative - 05/17/2018
Addis Ababa – This week, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, provided the first economic reintegration assistance to 29 irregular Ethiopian migrant returnees under the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in...