Displaced People in Bangui Sites “Most Vulnerable”
IOM’s sixth return intention survey of internally displaced people (IDPs) indicates a continuing decrease in the number of people intending to return home and a continuing struggle to meet daily needs.
With the slogan “No pongas en riesgo sus vidas” (Don’t Put Their Lives at Risk), the Government of El Salvador this week launched a new information campaign to warn parents of the risks faced by unaccompanied children migrating to the United States.
As of date, 68,720 health consultations have been provided and 43,431 households received shelter and non-food item assistance since January 2014 through IOM's front line response to the South Sudan crisis. Over 1.1 million people remain internally displaced across the country and over 399,000 people have fled the violence to neighbouring countries.
IOM Director General Visits IOM Operations in Iraq’s Kurdish Region
IOM Director General William Lacy Swing reviews IOM’s operations in northern Iraq, meets with Kurdish leaders and partner agencies, and joins staff in the distribution of critical aid to displaced Iraqis fleeing the violence in Mosul and other areas.
Funding is needed for IOM’s communications programme, which has used radio campaigns, print media and facilitators to provide life-saving outreach to communities displaced by conflict and natural disasters.