An estimated 1.2 million Iraqis have been forced to flee their homes as a result of violence that has gripped the country since the beginning of the year. In July, the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced a USD 500 million donation to help the United Nations and its humanitarian partners respond to the crisis.
IOM Joins Partners on First World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
Trafficking in persons is a grave human rights violation and a serious crime affecting societies worldwide. It victimizes millions of women, men, and children, including those most vulnerable amongst migrant communities, asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says that migrants who arrived in Sicily last weekend, after a treacherous journey by boat from Libya, have been talking about their 'nightmare voyage', which left as many as 180 people dead.
IOM’s early recovery shelter programme in Pakistan continues to support vulnerable households in flood‐affected areas of Sindh to rebuild safer shelters, with 15,390 One Room Shelters currently under construction in Jacobabad, Shikarpur and Qambar Shahdadkot districts.