IOM Sudan Monthly Newsletter July 2015

July Highlights

  • To respond to measles outbreak across Sudan, IOM in coordination with State Ministry of Health conducted a Mobile Measles Immunization Campaign in which 4,354 children (between the ages of 6months to 15years) in South Darfur received free vaccinations
  • To provide clean, safe drinking water for 2,500 IDPs, IOM upgraded an existing hand pump into Mini Water Yard (MWY) in Korma camp, hosting peoples displaced from their home village due to armed conflict since January 2014.
  • To support capacity building and strengthen partnership development, IOM Sudan’s Rapid Response Fund conducted a workshop in July with all partners to discuss findings from the RRF review, lessons learnt and develop and improve on new ways of working.
  • To encourage improved hygiene practices, IOM conducted hygiene promotion campaigns to Suakin and Tagadom in the Red Sea, and Seisabana and Griegrieb in Gedaref States.

“Most people think slavery was abolished in the last century, but unfortunately it is still very much with us in the form of human trafficking. Victims of trafficking are modern day slaves."

IOM Director General William Lacey Swing