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22 Oct 2018 description

Kinshasa - L’OIM, l’organisme des Nations Unies chargé des migrations, en République démocratique du Congo, a fourni une aide humanitaire à 3 000 ressortissants congolais expulsés d’Angola depuis le 11 octobre.

16 Oct 2018 description

Kinshasa – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has in recent days provided humanitarian assistance to 3,000 Congolese nationals expelled from Angola.

07 May 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

DTM flow monitoring data compiled from national authorities and IOM offices show that the number of arrivals through Mediterranean routes between January and March 2018 is half the number of arrivals in the same period in 2017. In the first quarter of 2018 a total of 1,956 migrants and asylum seekers arrived in Europe using different land and sea routes, in comparison to 34,531 registered in the first quarter of 2017. As previously reported, the decrease is mainly due to the drop in arrivals in Italy.

03 Apr 2018 description

12,736 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE IN 2018 10,566 ARRIVALS BY SEA IN 2018 2,170 ARRIVALS BY LAND IN 2017 20,200 ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY THE END OF FEBRUARY 2017

Highlights

19 Jan 2018 description

GENEVA, Jan 19 2018 (IOM) - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for nearly USD 1.4 billion to address the needs of over 80 million people in 50 countries in 2018. These vital funds will support people displaced within the borders of their own countries, migrants, refugees and the communities that host them, people returning to their areas of origin and people experiencing or recovering from conflict and natural disasters.

25 Apr 2017 description

Democratic Republic of the Congo - The UN Migration Agency Director General William Lacy Swing has approved the release of USD 100,000 from the agency’s Operational Support Income budget to kick-start relief operations for more than 1.1 million people displaced by widespread hostilities to the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s south central Kasai region.

07 Nov 2014 description

Angola - IOM Angola this week organized a three-day workshop on Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) for 25 disaster management officials from Angola’s Civil Protection Service and Ministry of Social Assistance.

The aim of the workshop was to explore how to address the displacement of people by natural disasters; the roles and responsibilities in managing a camp; the protection of the most vulnerable; the participation of communities; and recovery strategies and solutions for displaced people, in line with international CCCM standards.

08 May 2009 description

New funding of nearly US$ 440,000 will allow IOM to provide life-saving emergency shelter and other non-food assistance to thousands more people displaced in areas worst hit by recent floods in Angola.

The funds, from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Office of U.S.

31 Mar 2009 description

Angola - IOM will provide shelter and non-food items to 10,000 people worst-affected by floods which have left 220,000 Angolans displaced and at least 22 dead in several provinces in the centre and south of the country.

The assistance, funded through a US$445,000 grant from the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), is aimed at providing displaced people with temporary protection from the remainder of the rainy season and basic support in the rehabilitation of damaged housing in Cunene, Moxico and Kuando Kubango areas where damage to homes has been the most …

31 Mar 2009 description

IOM will provide shelter and non-food items to 10,000 people worst-affected by floods which have left 220,000 Angolans displaced and at least 22 dead in several provinces in the centre and south of the country.

The assistance, funded through a US$445,000 grant from the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), is aimed at providing displaced people with temporary protection from the remainder of the rainy season and basic support in the rehabilitation of damaged housing in Cunene, Moxico and Kuando Kubango areas where damage to homes has been the most extensive.

"With …

09 May 2008 description

Angola - IOM programmes to provide non-food and shelter assistance to vulnerable flood-affected households in the south-eastern Kuando Kubango province have received new backing from the United Nations' Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and from the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC).

The USD 273,000 CERF funding will allow IOM to distribute additional shelter materials, including corrugated iron sheeting and tarpaulins, as well as blankets, clothes, hygiene and cooking items to some 20,000 beneficiaries living in the municipalities of Mavinga, Rivungo, Calai …

16 Jun 2007 description

Angola - IOM teams working in Angola's Eastern Moxico province have started distributing seed kits to some 2,300 particularly vulnerable families living in the remote Cazombo district, which suffered the brunt of last February's devastating floods.

This initiative, funded by the Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance, aims to enable vulnerable flood-affected households to help them produce their own food in order to reduce the need for food aid support.

16 Mar 2007 description

IOM's relief effort to victims of flooding in the remote Cazombo district, in Angola's eastern province of Moxico is gaining momentum.

Sixteen tons of urgently needed corrugated iron sheets purchased with funding from the UN's Central Emergency Revolving Fund (CERF) are being flown today and tomorrow onboard an Angolan military plane from Luanda to Cazombo, some 200 kilometres from the Zambian border.

"The corrugated iron sheets will be distributed by IOM staff to vulnerable families, mostly internally displaced people, demobilized soldiers and returnees in …

30 Nov 2004 description

Spokesperson: Jean Philippe Chauzy

AFGHANISTAN - Assistance for Internally Displaced Persons - Three year after the fall of the Taleban, IOM Afghanistan continues providing assistance to Internally Displaced People (IDPs) returning to their places of origin or chosen areas of settlement from the five remaining IDP camps or from settlements located in different parts of the country.

In the past three years IOM has assisted 360,000 Afghan IDPs to return to their homes.

So far this year, some 20,000 IDPs have received IOM assistance.

12 Nov 2004 description

(Extract)

by Jean-Philippe Chauzy

Angola - Return and Reintegration Programme Receives New Backing

Chevron Texaco Angola is contributing US$250,000 towards IOM's ongoing Return, Reinsertion and Reintegration (RRR) programme in the Eastern Moxico province.

The project, which has already received US$100,000 from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), is providing immediate assistance to thousands of vulnerable Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), returnees, former combatants, war widows and to the very poor living in communities in the Alto Zambeze …