Press Releases

  • The Rapid Response Fund allocates 202,230 USD to provide Emergency Shelters and Non Food Items for over 1,400 vulnerable, conflict-affected Sudanese families in Central Darfur

    A new Rapid Response Fund (RRF) grant of 202,230 USD has been allocated to Triangle Génération Humanitaire (TGH), to provide Emergency Shelters and Non Food Items to over 1,400 vulnerable families who have recently been displaced from Chad to Um Dukhun locality in Central Darfur due to camp closure and relocation.

     

  • 245,000 USD for Emergency WASH Assistance to over 62,000 new Sudanese returnees from Chad to Central Darfur

    With the funding support of USAID/OFDA, and managed by International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Rapid Response Fund (RRF), has allocated a new grant of $245,092.15 USD to Triangle Génération Humanitaire (TGH), to provide emergency Water and Sanitation Health Services assistance to 62,662 vulnerable and underserved new Sudanese returnees from Chad to Um Dukhun locality in Central Darfur.

  • IOM Invited to Address Sudan National Assembly Hearing Session on Migration

    IOM has addressed a Sudan National Assembly hearing on migration and refugees at the invitation of the Assembly’s Committee on External Affairs and International Cooperation, in coordination with the Defense and Security, Justice and Legislation, and Human Rights Committees. The invitation, from Chairman of the National Assembly Professor Ibrahim Mohamed Omer, was the first of its kind since IOM opened an office in the country in 2000. Sudan became an IOM Member State in 1998.

     

  • IOM Builds Vocational Skills in North Darfur, Sudan - Feb 2016

    Some 215 trainees, including 100 young men and 115 young women, have graduated from a 5-week IOM-sponsored program at Sudan’s El Fasher Technical Schools for Boys and Girls in North Darfur. The young men graduated in plumbing, welding, construction and automechanics and the young women in tailoring, handicrafts, food processing and computer skills. Participants received start-up kits that will enable them to apply their skills in the local labour market.

     

     

  • IOM Helps Stranded Nigerian Migrants Return from Sudan Feb 2016

    IOM has helped a group of 42 stranded, vulnerable Nigerian migrants, including 31 women and 19 children, to voluntarily return home to Nigeria. They flew to Kano International Airport from Khartoum. The operation was part of the project “Enhancing Protection and Improving Knowledge on the Risks of Irregular Migration in Sudan”, which was launched in December 2014 and has established a Migrant Resource and Response Centre (MRRC) in Khartoum.