In partnership with Jigjiga University, The Ethiopian Society of Sociologists, Social Workers and Anthropologists (ESSSWA) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) the "1st National Conference on Migration, Trafficking in Persons and... read more
IOM Raises Awareness on Impacts of Irregular Migration in Ethiopia’s Somali Regional State - 04/12/2017
Between 16 March and 3 April, IOM organized a forum theatre event and a soccer tournament at the Dollo Ado, Melkedida and Boklomayu Refugee Camps in Somali Regional State, Ethiopia, to raise awareness on the impacts of irregular migration.read more
In coordination with the Gambella Regional Disaster Prevention and Food Security Agency (DPFSA), IOM has supported 332 vulnerable displaced households with the distribution of critical shelter, cash and non-food items (NFIs) to meet their most... read more
IOM: Humanitarian Agencies Prepare for Increased Displacement of Drought-Affected Somalis into Ethiopia - 03/27/2017
As severe food insecurity continues to rise due to the worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are being forced to leave their homes in search of water, food and pasture.read more
As part of its efforts to support the refugees and host communities in the Gambella Region of Ethiopia, IOM organized a training this week (15/03) for South Sudanese refugees on the impacts of deforestation and the need to replenish vegetation.... 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.