Press Releases

  • IOM Commits to Improving Migration Management in Sudan

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has received USD 136, 000 from the UK Government to support a five month pilot IOM Research Project – Improving Evidence-based Planning of Migration Management Projects, Strategies and Policies – in Sudan.

    The project responds to the growing number of regional and inter-regional irregular migratory flows to, from and through Sudan, and the lack of a permanent migration monitoring mechanism to systematically gather data on the scale and trends of migration.

  • IOM Aids Vulnerable, Displaced Sudanese Ahead of Rainy Season - July 2015

    IOM has this year provided life-saving emergency shelter and non-food relief items (ES/NFIs) to 16,525 vulnerable internally displaced people (IDPs) across three states in Sudan. It plans to reach 65,000 vulnerable IDPs with ongoing ES/NFI aid distributions funded by multiple donors by year-end. This year has seen IOM ES/NFIs assistance expand by 40 per cent from last year’s total of 7,755 IDPs assisted in South Kordofan, South Darfur and North Darfur. The aid continues to target the most vulnerable and at risk populations, particularly newly displaced people.

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  • World Food Programme (WFP) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) sign an agreement to boost cooperation in Sudan - June 2015

    KHARTOUM–The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost their response to the needs of displaced and vulnerable people in the conflict-affected region of Darfur and in other parts of Sudan. نشره :في الخرطوم وقع كل من برنامج الاغذية العالمي بالامم المتحدة والمنظمة الدولية للهجرة مذكرة تفاهم لدفع استجابتهما لاحتياجات النازحين والاشخاص المتأثرين في أقليم دارفور المتأثر بالنزاع وفي اجزاء اخرى من السودان

  • The United Nations and IOM reinforce their support to Sudan in combatting human trafficking and smuggling of persons - May 2015

    KHARTOUM, 27 May 2015 - The United Nations and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) welcome the endorsement by the Government of Sudan of the Joint 2015-2017 Strategy to Address Human Trafficking, Kidnappings and Smuggling in Persons.

  • Japan Ambassador to Sudan undertakes visit to IOM project sites in North Darfur - May 2015

    Sudan – From 24th to 26th of May 2015, H.E. Mr. Hideki ITO, Ambassador of Japan to Sudan, visited North Darfur, to undertake his first field visit to the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) numerous project sites in Zam Zam Camp which are funded by the Government of Japan in 2014. These projects focus on breaking the cycle of aid dependency of IDPs and responding to urgent humanitarian needs of newly displaced persons in Darfur.