IOM last week (9/2) transported 816 South Sudanese refugees from the Pagak entry point on the South Sudan-Ethiopia border to the new Nguenyyiel refugee camp in Gambella Region, Ethiopia, bringing the total number of refugees moved since the... read more
Later this month, IOM will begin building the first transitional shelters for South Sudanese refugees in Gambella region, Ethiopia.read more
IOM has delivered a training course to Ethiopian government officials from the Gambella region on how to use cash transfers as an innovative way to address the needs of internally displaced persons (IDPs).read more
A group of 147 Ethiopian migrants detained in Zambian jails for between one and five years returned home last week, with the help of IOM.read more
IOM has provided beehives and beekeeping equipment to 50 households in communities hosting refugees in Gambella region, Ethiopia, to increase livelihood opportunities and boost family incomes.read more
Key activities of the Mission
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.