IOM has transported some 41,978 South Sudanese refugees from camps in Leitchour and Nip Nip to Jewi camp in Ethiopia’s Gambella province in just two weeks.
IOM Ethiopia has provided post arrival assistance to some 2061 vulnerable Ethiopians returning from Yemen. They have included people injured in the conflict, as well as those in need of transport and accommodation.
On 21 May, shelling hit near IOM’s Migrant Response Center (MRC) in Haradh (Northern Yemen), killing five Ethiopian migrants and wounding two others who were in the proximity.
Conducting the long-awaited camp-to-camp relocation, IOM transported 38,720 South Sudanese refugees from Leitchour and Nip Nip to Jewi camp in Gambella in Just 12 days.
IOM Ethiopia yesterday (18/5) organized a sensitization workshop on the impact of irregular migration.
Key activities of the Mission
International Organization for Migration
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a dynamic and growing inter-governmental organization, with 146 member states, and committed to the principle of humane and orderly migration benefits all.
IOM works to ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need including refugees and internally displaced people.