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05 Apr 2018 description

Highlights

  • IOM distributed 124 tarpaulins to vulnerable households transferred to Kalunga displacement site from EP La Gloire collective centre.

  • IOM conducted a monitoring mission in North Kivu to monitor and evaluate its implementing partners’ work, the conditions in the displacement sites, as well as to meet and talk with IDPs.

  • IOM conducted rapid sites assessments in three spontaneous displacements sites in Bunia, Ituri province.

Situation Overview

22 Mar 2018 description

In this issue of the UN Migration Agency Regional Office for East and Horn of Africa bulletin, we reflect on our water and sanitation work in the region.

IOM, with support of its partner, has been providing life-saving water and sanitation services to displaced persons, refugees and host communities in the region.

07 Mar 2018 description

Highlights

  • During the reporting period, IOM assisted 230 Internally Displaced Persons living in the Ecole Primaire la Gloire collective centre in Kalemie to return voluntarily to their chosen area of return in Tanganyika.

  • 59 survivors of Gender-Based Violence were trained on management of small businesses as a first step to assist them with IncomeGenerating Activities.

  • IOM trained 100 enumerators on data collection in the greater Kasai region in preparation for displacement monitoring activities.

19 Feb 2018 description

The flow monitoring component of DTM tracks movement flows of groups and individuals through key points of origin, transit locations and points of destination. The purpose of flow monitoring is to provide regularly updated information on the patterns and trends of population flows and profiles and intentions of IDPs on the move through specific locations. Trained enumerators collect data on two types of movements: i) internal flows within South Sudan and ii) cross-border flows to and from neighboring countries, mainly Sudan and Uganda.

19 Feb 2018 description

The flow monitoring component of DTM tracks movement flows of groups and individuals through key points of origin, transit locations and points of destination. The purpose of flow monitoring is to provide regularly updated information on the patterns and trends of population flows and profiles and intentions of IDPs on the move through specific locations. Trained enumerators collect data on two types of movements: i) internal flows within South Sudan and ii) cross-border flows to and from neighboring countries, mainly Sudan and Uganda.

16 Feb 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 8,407 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through seven weeks of 2018. This compares with 12,430 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

16 Feb 2018 description

The flow monitoring component of DTM tracks movement flows of groups and individuals through key points of origin, transit locations and points of destination. The purpose of flow monitoring is to provide regularly updated information on the patterns and trends of population flows and profiles and intentions of IDPs on the move through specific locations. Trained enumerators collect data on two types of movements: i) internal flows within South Sudan and ii) cross-border flows to and from neighboring countries, mainly Sudan and Uganda.

15 Feb 2018 description

Nairobi, 15 February 2018- Sometimes, the choices migrants make is dependent on the information, or lack of it, that is available to them. Being informed in a timely and accessible manner remains vital if migrants are to make the right or informed decisions. To ensure this, IOM, the UN Migration Agency has rolled out a mobile app called MigApp to empower migrants in East and Horn of Africa.

23 Jan 2018 description

South Sudan – Uganda (7 FMPs in Juba, Nimule, Kajo Keji)

  • Demographic data: 7,575 individuals were recorded going to (4,470 ind., 59%) and coming from (3,105 ind., 41%) Uganda. 57 per cent of those entering and 58 per cent of those leaving South Sudan were female. 17 per cent were under the age of five years.

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.

17 Jan 2018 description

IOM conducted flow monitoring at various cross border points, transit areas, PoCs, and IDP Collective sites across South Sudan. During the reporting period, DTM tracked 6,011 individuals (59% female) transiting 13 active Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs). Flow monitoring captures the movement dynamics of the displaced population in the country.

08 Jan 2018 description

IOM conducted flow monitoring at various cross border points, transit areas, PoCs, and IDP Collective sites across South Sudan. Flow monitoring captures the movement dynamics of the displaced population in the country. 1,604 individuals were recorded transiting through the three Flow Monitoring points in Juba City (Gumbo Park, Customs Park & Juba Port), while 143 individuals were recorded transiting through the Flow Monitoring point in Old Fangak Port and 460 were recorded transiting in and out of the PoC in Bentiu.

13 Dec 2017 description

IOM conducted flow monitoring at various cross border points, transit areas, PoCs, and IDP Collective sites across South Sudan. Flow monitoring captures the movement dynamics of the displaced population in the country. 1,967 individuals were recorded transiting through the three Flow Monitoring points in Juba City (Gumbo Park, Customs Park & Juba Port), while 932 individuals were recorded transiting through the Flow Monitoring point in Old Fangak Port and 584 were recorded transiting in and out of the PoC in Abyei Amiet Park.

11 Dec 2017 description

IOM conducted flow monitoring at various cross border points, transit areas, PoCs, and IDP Collective sites across South Sudan. Flow monitoring captures the movement dynamics of the displaced population in the country. 1,488 individuals were recorded transiting through the Flow Monitoring point in Juba Gumbo Park, while 523 individuals were recorded transiting through the Flow Monitoring point in Juba Customs Park and 628 were recorded transiting in and out of the PoC in Bentiu.

07 Dec 2017 description

DURING THE REPORTING PERIOD:

1,965 STRANDED MIGRANTS RETURNED HOME VIA CHARTERED FLIGHTS

175 STRANDED MIGRANTS RETURNED HOME VIA COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS

28 Nov 2017 description

IOM conducted flow monitoring at various cross border points, transit areas, PoCs, and IDP Collective sites across South Sudan. Flow monitoring captures the movement dynamics of the displaced population in the country. 1,240 individuals were recorded transiting through the Flow Monitoring point in Juba Gumbo Park, while 562 individuals were recorded transiting through the Flow Monitoring point in Juba Customs Park and 1,269 were recorded transiting in and out of the PoC in Bentiu.