The Japanese government has committed a
total of US$37.9 million in funding for 2011 to support IOM humanitarian
services for migrants, migrant producing regions, host communities, returnees
and internally displaced people.
The funded projects, in Afghanistan,
Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tajikistan and Tanzania,
will also provide technical support to increase government capacity to
manage increasingly complex migration flows as well as coping with displacement
due to natural disasters.
In Sudan, funds will be used to assist