The International Organization for Migration Special Liaison Office held a validation workshop on a Training Manual of Victim Centered Investigation of Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Cases in Ethiopia on Monday, 15 June, 2015.
IOM evacuated 200 Ethiopian migrants by boat from Yemen, to Djibouti. The evacuation, which took place on Wednesday June 10, involved two boats carrying evacuees to the Djibouti port of Obock.
IOM has transported some 41,978 South Sudanese refugees from camps in Leitchour and Nip Nip to Jewi camp in Ethiopia’s Gambella province in just two weeks.
IOM Ethiopia has provided post arrival assistance to some 2061 vulnerable Ethiopians returning from Yemen. They have included people injured in the conflict, as well as those in need of transport and accommodation.
On 21 May, shelling hit near IOM’s Migrant Response Center (MRC) in Haradh (Northern Yemen), killing five Ethiopian migrants and wounding two others who were in the proximity.
Key activities of the Mission
International Organization for Migration
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a dynamic and growing inter-governmental organization, with 146 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.