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20 Sep 2018 description

IOM’S RESPONSE FOCUS

  • Population Mobility Mapping (PMM) and Flow Monitoring (FMP) at border-crossings and in the affected province

  • Points of Entry (POE) surveillance (health screening, risk communication, hand washing and hygiene promotion)

  • Cross-border coordination between DRC, Republic of Uganda (Uganda) and Republic of Rwanda (Rwanda)

10 Sep 2018 description

Regional Flow Monitoring Network

26 FMPs and 10 mobile FMPs are currently operational in 7 countries. No FMPS were activated or de-activated during this period.

05 Sep 2018 description

Foreword from the Regional Director

Welcome to the August edition of the UN Migration Agency Bulletin for the East and Horn of Africa.
Like in many parts of the globe, migration continues to dominate debates in our region. On 6 August, IOM and its partners, launched a Regional Migrant Response Plan for the Horn of Africa and Yemen appealing to the international community for USD 45 million. It is the first of such plan to be launched ever.

22 Aug 2018 description

IOM’S RESPONSE FOCUS

  • Population Mobility Mapping (PMM) and Flow Monitoring (FMP) at bordercrossings and in the affected province

  • Points of Entry (POE) surveillance (Health screening, Risk communication, Hand washing and Hygiene promotion)

  • Cross-border coordination between DRC, Republic of Uganda (Uganda) and Republic of Rwanda (Rwanda)

08 Aug 2018 description

SUMMARY

The DTM Monthly Regional Update contains consolidated summary updates and highlights from field DTM implementation. This document covers updates from the regional network of flow monitoring of migrants as well as the tracking and monitoring of internal displacement in the country. It is published on monthly basis and covers the East Africa and Horn of Africa Region.

03 Aug 2018 description

ASSISTED VOLUNTARY RETURNS

24 migrants-- 21 Somalis and 3 Kenyans-- were supported with Assisted Voluntary Return to their home countries

1 Burundian refugee resetteled to Finland from South Sudan

1 South Sudanese national returned from Niger

2 document verifications conducted for South Sudanese citizens

MIGRATION MANAGEMENT

4 assessments were conducted (2 in Nimule; 1 in Renk; and 1 in Juba)

30 Jul 2018 description

Foreword from the Regional Director

Welcome to the July edition of the UN Migration Agency Bulletin for the East and Horn of Africa.
Our region has much to celebrate after the historic breakthrough in Ethiopia and Eritrea relations. The signing of a Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship by the leaders of the two countries, and the subsequent restoration of air services and phone links, we hope, will lead to the free movement of people across their borders.

27 Jul 2018 description

Hoima, Kyegegwa and Moyo Districts – The European Union's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department (ECHO) has confirmed fresh funding worth EUR 2 million to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to support refugees and host communities in western and north-western Uganda.

20 Jul 2018 description

SEBAGORO, UGANDA – 18 JULY 2018: In response to the large number of refugees fleeing into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, has handed over life-saving and rescue equipment to the Marine Police Force of Uganda.

This donation, first announced in March, was made possible by the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UN-CERF) through IOM Uganda’s Rapid Response project for Congolese refugees.

15 Jul 2018 description

The DTM Monthly Regional Update contains consolidated summary updates and highlights from field DTM implementation. This document covers updates from the regional network of flow monitoring of migrants as well as the tracking and monitoring of internal displacement in the country. It is published on monthly basis and currently covering the East and Horn of Africa Region.

03 Jul 2018 description

In brief:

This regional CBCM ToT was conducted from 3rd to 8th June 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It hosted 23 participants from 6 countries: Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda and Yemen.

02 Jul 2018 description

IOM Provides Piped Water to Uganda’s Largest Refugee Settlement

04 Jun 2018 description

Reintegration Facility project launched in Somaliland

The European Union (EU)-funded "Reintegration Facility" project was launched on 24 April in Somaliland. The kick-off meeting event was hosted by the Somaliland Government, EU and IOM. The project will help migrants from Somaliland who have become stranded in African countries to return home voluntarily and reintegrate into their communities. It will also assist Ethiopians in Somaliland to return home and provide them with reintegration support.

02 May 2018 description

Highlights

  • IOM distributed tarpaulins, shelter and non-food item kits to a total of 3,954 vulnerable internally displaced households in North Kivu.

  • IOM conducted site decommissioning of the collective centre Ecole Primaire La Gloire in Tanganyika in preparation of the site closure.

  • IOM has expanded its Displacement Tracking Matrix activities in DRC to include seven provinces in order to capture population movement in the areas affected by conflict.

Situation Overview

02 May 2018 description

In South Sudan, IOM, Partners Vaccination Campaigns Reach over 144,000 People in March

During March IOM and partners vaccinated over 144,000 people. In Malakal and Wau nearly 60,400 people received oral cholera vaccine, whilst in Aweil East, 83,700 children were reached with measles vaccination.

Children are extremely vulnerable to outbreaks of measles and other contagious diseases, particularly in areas such as Aweil East where health conditions are further compromised by severe food insecurity and poor living conditions.

01 May 2018 description

Background

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in support of the World Food Programme (WFP) and other partners, conducted a biometric registration (BMR) exercise in Greater Mayom from 21 January to 18 March 2018 covering ten different registration centres. The team processed a total of 137,538 individuals corresponding to 47,707 households.

26 Apr 2018 description

The flow monitoring component of DTM tracks movement flows of groups and individuals through key points of origin, transit and 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.

25 Apr 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.

25 Apr 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.