IOM Completes Basic Level Document Security Training for Khartoum International Airport Immigration officers
20 officers from the Sudanese immigration department completed an introductory level 5 day course on: document security, identification and forgery, Sudanese legal framework, essentials of migration management in Sudan and European Union best practices on tackling irregular migration and cross border crimes.
A Community Workshop to Identify Community Livelihoods Needs in El Geneina and Krenik localities, West Darfur
IOM conducted a community workshop to identify priority needs of livelihoods interventions for Sudanese returnees and host communities. The workshop is part of the Department for International Development (DFID) of the UK Government’s funded project Monitoring Migration Flows through the Displacement Tracking Matrix and Enhancing the Protection of Migrants through Direct Assistance and Durable Solution.
IOM Sudan completes a 6-day workshop with over 75 Community Members to Enhance Community Stabilization in Buram and Elradoom, South Darfur
As part of the EU funded “Providing Local Infrastructure and Empowerment for Cross Border Peace and Cooperation (CBPC) within Pastoralist and Sedentary Communities” Project in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Finance and Economic planning; 77 participants came together from different segments of the community to take part in a joint platform of a 6-day workshop aiming to enhance community stabilization through support to local and state authorities.
Five Hundred and Forty One Flood Affected Families Receive Non-Food Items in Al Nuhood, West Kordofan
IOM Sudan distributed Non Food Items to 541 flood-affected families in Al Nuhood locality, West Kordofan State. The grant amount for this distribution was US$ 10,401 and is provided by the Rapid Response Fund (RRF), an emergency fund from USAID/OFDA and managed by IOM. The distribution comes in response to the June-July 2016 rainy season in Sudan and after a multi-agency rapid assessment was held on the 29th July 2016; showing the partial and complete destruction of 541 households due to heavy rains and flooding in Alentifada & Alnaser towns in Al Nuhood.
Temporary mobile clinic provides health assistance to over 4,500 vulnerable IDPs and returnees in West Darfur
In response to urgent health needs in West Darfur's Muli village and other nearby villages, IOM, in co-ordination with the State Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) have been running a temporary mobile clinic delivering lifesaving health interventions reaching 4,855 vulnerable IDPs and returnees. (2330 females, 2525 males of which 1356 were under 5 years old)