Category: Africa

IOM Scales Up Efforts To Meet Needs Of 900,000 Flood Displaced Persons In South Sudan

An additional $61.5 million, not budgeted within the current Humanitarian Response Plan for South Sudan, is needed to support flood-displaced citizens most in need of assistance, and ensure protection of the most vulnerable and avert loss of life.

Within 6 Months, IOM Tracks 238,219 Movements Along Dangerous Migration Route In Africa

Between January and June this 2019, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), a United Nations agency, says it tracked 238,219 movements along a dangerous route in Africa, pointing out that Ethiopian nationals are by far the majority (95%) of those moving along the Eastern route, followed by Somalis (almost 5%), while other nationalities observed accounted for less than 0.1 per cent.