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
IOM has begun providing emergency transportation assistance for Eritrean refugees to access humanitarian services in refugee camps in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia.read more
IOM and UNICEF Conduct Emergency Response Training for Ethiopian Red Cross Society and Regional Government Officials - 02/23/2017
As part of its efforts in strengthening the capacities of its implementing partners to prepare and respond to humanitarian crisis across Ethiopia, IOM partnered with UNICEF to organize a training for Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) branch... read more
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
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.