IOM Donates Medical Supplies to Assist Thousands of Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Southern Niger Amid Pandemic
Niamey – Last Thursday (28/05), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Niger, with support from the U.S.
Accra - Amidst the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in Ghana, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), and the Delegation of the European Union to Ghana have joined forces...
IOM, EU Bolster Response to Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returning Migrants Across West and Central Africa
Dakar – The suspension of non-essential activities to limit the spread of COVID-19 in West and Central Africa has had a heavy socio-economic impact on 34,000 returning migrants.
IOM supports shelters for Victims of Trafficking to continue their protection services in Ghana amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
Accra – As the number of COVID-19 cases raises in Ghana, the impact of the pandemic on those community members who were already vulnerable before the pandemic, including migrants, survivors of trafficking as well unaccompanied...
Mauritania: IOM and the Catholic Mission Join Forces to Support Migrants Affected by the COVID-19 Crisis
Nouakchott – Border closures and governmental restrictions in the context of the coronavirus outbreak have left thousands of migrant workers in precarious economic conditions.
Responding to the Pandemic Amid Multi-layered Crises in the Sahel: “Stop the Virus, Not the People.”
Dakar – Mobility across the arid African Sahel region is a long-standing tradition and is considered a critical livelihood and adaptation strategy for millions in one of the world’s harshest environments.
Niamey – Last Monday (04/05), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Niger kicked off a 6-day business management training for 15 returning Nigerien migrants, including two female participants, as part of their...
IOM Supports Migrants Stranded on Cote d’Ivoire – Ghana Border; Border Officials Trained and Equipped Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Abidjan – Travel hassles basically come with the territory for sojourners across West Africa. But what 13 men and women experienced these recent weeks may set a new standard for delay.
Freetown – With more than 14,000 Ebola cases and nearly 4,000 deaths, Sierra Leone was one of the hardest hit countries by the 2014 – 2016 outbreak.
Banjul – The rapid spread of COVID-19 in West and Central Africa, which has infected over 8,000 people and led to the deaths of over 200, has led to a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Retornados de Gambia fabrican equipos de protección para los oficiales que trabajan en la primera línea de la COVID-19 en zona de frontera
Banjul – La rápida propagación de la COVID-19 en África Central y Occidental, que ha infectado a más de 8.000 personas y ha provocado la muerte a otras 200, ha llevado a una carencia de equipos de protección personal (PPE).
Niamey – Together with the ministries of Interior, Humanitarian Action, Health and Foreign Affairs in Niger, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) assisted 1,400 stranded Nigerien migrants after returning from...