As part of an ongoing relief effort in support of drought affected families, IOM recently distributed 442 Emergency Shelter and Non-Food Item (ES/NFI) kits to displaced families in Mile, Dubti, and Asiyta woredas of the Afar Regional State.read more
National Anti- Trafficking and Smuggling Taskforce steps up coordination efforts in managing migration in Ethiopia - 04/06/2016
IOM and the Government of Ethiopia National Anti-Trafficking and Smuggling Taskforce wound-up a two workshop, on “The Review of the National Plan of Action against Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM) and Harmonization of... read more
IOM has evacuated 485 vulnerable Ethiopian migrants - 122 women, 261 men, 101 unaccompanied minors and one child- from war-torn Yemen since 19th March 2016.read more
IOM in Yemen resumed humanitarian evacuations of stranded Ethiopian migrants on 15 March, assisting a group of 250 most vulnerable individuals, including 129 women, 94 unaccompanied minors, and 24 persons with medical cases.read more
Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen has visited IOM’s “community conversations” project in Hitsase camp in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.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.