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A family of Haiyan survivors at a bunkhouse in Tacloban, Philippines say what migration means for them. © IOM 2014
A young girl is one of the beneficiaries of IOM’s emergency response in Erbil, Iraq. IOM and its partners provide non-food items, emergency packages, food packages and hygiene kits to IDPs in Iraq. © IOM 2014

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  • Various refugee groups in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya celebrated World Refugee Day on 20 June 2014. The camp is unique in that it is currently home to people of different nationalities and ethnicity such as South Sudanese, Somalians, Ethiopians, Congolese and Burundians.

US Ambassador to Kenya, Robert Godec spoke at the event and visited the IOM compound to observe the Expanded Vaccination Program, a joint initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), US State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) and IOM. © IOM/Jennifer Pro 2014Various refugee groups in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya celebrated World Refugee Day on 20 June 2014. The camp is unique in that it is currently home to people of different nationalities and ethnicity such as South Sudanese, Somalians, Ethiopians, Congolese and Burundians.

US Ambassador to Kenya, Robert Godec spoke at the event and visited the IOM compound to observe the Expanded Vaccination Program, a joint initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), US State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) and IOM. © IOM/Jennifer Pro 2014

    Kakuma Refugee Camp Celebrate World Refugee Day

    Various refugee groups in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya celebrated World Refugee Day on 20 June 2014. The camp is unique in that it is currently home to people of different nationalities and ethnicities such as South Sudanese, Somalians, Ethiopians, Congolese and Burundians.

  • Heavy rains on Wednesday 28 August in Bamako left 37 deaths and about 20,000 people displaced. 

IOM is continuing to support the Malian Government in responding to the emergency caused by  floods that hit the capital Bamako on the 28th of August. It is reported that the floods left 37 dead and affected some 2,133 families or 20,000 people. As part of the response, IOM has already handed over 500 non-food (NFI) relief kits containing sleeping mats, blankets, mosquito nets and kitchen supplies to the Malian Government to help the worst affected families. © IOM 2013 (Photo by Fabrice Recalt) - MML0010Heavy rains on Wednesday 28 August in Bamako left 37 deaths and about 20,000 people displaced. 

IOM is continuing to support the Malian Government in responding to the emergency caused by  floods that hit the capital Bamako on the 28th of August. It is reported that the floods left 37 dead and affected some 2,133 families or 20,000 people. As part of the response, IOM has already handed over 500 non-food (NFI) relief kits containing sleeping mats, blankets, mosquito nets and kitchen supplies to the Malian Government to help the worst affected families. © IOM 2013 (Photo by Fabrice Recalt) - MML0010

    IOM continues flood relief effort

    IOM is continuing to support the Malian Government in responding to the emergency caused by floods that hit the capital Bamako on the 28th of August. It is reported that the floods left 37 dead and affected some 2,133 families or 20,000 people. As part of the response, IOM has already handed over 500 non-food (NFI) relief kits containing sleeping mats, blankets, mosquito nets and kitchen supplies to the Malian Government to help the worst affected families.

  • Locally sourced rice, funded by USAID, being loaded onto the"Indies Trader" for onward transport to Maloelap Atoll, a 16-hour sea voyage away. A severe drought left remote island communities short of essential foodstuff. © IOM/Joe Lowry 2013Locally sourced rice, funded by USAID, being loaded onto the"Indies Trader" for onward transport to Maloelap Atoll, a 16-hour sea voyage away. A severe drought left remote island communities short of essential foodstuff. © IOM/Joe Lowry 2013

    Responding to the Severe Drought in the Marshall I

    The response to a severe drought in the Marshall Islands is entering its second phase, as initial deliveries of emergency food supplies, principally funded by USAID. IOM’s rapidly-established air and sea bridges have delivered an estimated 45 metric tons (100,000 pounds) of food to 677 households on islands over 400 miles (640 km) from Majuro, one of the farthest-flung capitals on the planet.

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  • A documentary film presenting the stories of Filipino and Georgian migrants that benefited from the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration support of the International Organization for Migration.A documentary film presenting the stories of Filipino and Georgian migrants that benefited from the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration support of the International Organization for Migration.

    Horizon 

  • Counter-trafficking radio advertisement for the regional office for North/American and the Caribbean.Counter-trafficking radio advertisement for the regional office for North/American and the Caribbean.

    No Mas Trata Mujeres _Alejandra_baja.mov 

  • In Bulgaria, over 50% of the Roma are not health insured, and one in four families has a chronically ill family member. Health mediators are often the only link between excluded Roma communities and the health system. © IOM 2014In Bulgaria, over 50% of the Roma are not health insured, and one in four families has a chronically ill family member. Health mediators are often the only link between excluded Roma communities and the health system. © IOM 2014

    Bulgaria: Roma Health Mediation (trailer) 

  • To mark International Youth Day, 2014, IOM has produced a short film, titled ‘Letter from a Refugee’. The film features moving, honest interviews with a group of young ladies who have fled Syria; they describe the extreme fears, mental health issues and ongoing hope they experienced as young people in a war zone. (Spanish subtitles) ©  IOM 2014To mark International Youth Day, 2014, IOM has produced a short film, titled ‘Letter from a Refugee’. The film features moving, honest interviews with a group of young ladies who have fled Syria; they describe the extreme fears, mental health issues and ongoing hope they experienced as young people in a war zone. (Spanish subtitles) ©  IOM 2014

    Letter from a Refugee (English subs) 

  • With the slogan "No pongas en riesgo sus vidas" (Don’t Put Their Lives at Risk), the Government of El Salvador has launched an information campaign to warn parents about the risks faced by children traveling alone to the United States. The campaign received support from IOM with funds from the US Department of State Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) and UNICEF.With the slogan "No pongas en riesgo sus vidas" (Don’t Put Their Lives at Risk), the Government of El Salvador has launched an information campaign to warn parents about the risks faced by children traveling alone to the United States. The campaign received support from IOM with funds from the US Department of State Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) and UNICEF.

    El Salvador: No pongas en riesgo sus vidas 

  • IOM: Providing Humane Responses to the Challenges of the 21st Century

Created in 1951 to resettle persons displaced by World War II, IOM today is active all over the world. With 155 Member States, more than 7,800 staff members working on more than 2,300 projects in 470 field locations worldwide, IOM has changed the lives of millions of people worldwide. A collaborative organization of professionals, IOM is committed to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all.IOM: Providing Humane Responses to the Challenges of the 21st Century

Created in 1951 to resettle persons displaced by World War II, IOM today is active all over the world. With 155 Member States, more than 7,800 staff members working on more than 2,300 projects in 470 field locations worldwide, IOM has changed the lives of millions of people worldwide. A collaborative organization of professionals, IOM is committed to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all.

    IOM: Providing Humane Responses 



 

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