Forty-eight refugees from 12 Eritrean families departed from Khartoum International Airport to Rome Airport in Italy on two commercial flights organized by IOM. One flight took place on 26 July for 14 refugees (five families), and the other one on 28 July for 34 (seven families). Both caseloads are the first movements from Sudan to Italy under the Italian refugee resettlement quota system adopted in 2015.
Fifty Seven Flood Affected Families receive Emergency Shelter/Non-Food Items in El Koma Locality, North Darfur
With the generous support of the Government of Canada, IOM Sudan has begun distributing Emergency Shelter/ Non-Food items (ES/NFI) to 57 of the most vulnerable families whose homes have been completely destroyed in the recent heavy rains and flooding in El Koma locality, North Darfur State.
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 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.