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PHOTO: United Nations Resident Coordinator, Ms Maria Ribeiro addresses Zimbabwe Members of Parliament

Kadoma - Speaker of the Zimbabwe National Assembly, Advocate Jacob Francis Mudenda said...

Dar Es Salaam – Regional Director (RD), Mr Charles Kwenin and Policy and Liaison Officer, Ms Naomi Shiferaw from the International Organization for...

ANTANANARIVO – Lanto left her home in Antananarivo in 2016, convinced to be headed towards a well-paying job in a green tea factory in China. Unfortunately, once she arrived there, she was forced to marry a man and suffered...

Bulawayo – IOM, the UN Migration Agency in collaboration with the National Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (NANGO) facilitated a two-day capacity building training on migration management for civil society organizations in Zimbabwe...

Photo: Honourable Karina Gould (4th from right) stands with Kizimba camp's Women Council

Masisi  – Canada’s Minister of International Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, last week visited the Kizimba displacement camp...

Basotho living in Free State gathered at the Second Inclusive Basotho Diaspora Outreach Forum held in Bloemfontein, South Africa

24 August 2019

Bloemfontein - A two-day Basotho Diaspora Outreach Forum was held in Bloemfontein, South Africa, on 23 and 24 August. The forum is the second of a series of forums planned for the three provinces of South Africa, namely Gauteng, the Free State, and Kwazulu Natal provinces respectively.

IOM supports Government committee on migration, handover furniture

06 August 2019

Harare – “IOM will continue to support the Government on migration management in Zimbabwe and reaffirms its commitment to strengthen operational capacities of the National Migration Coordination Directorate,” said Mr. Mario Lito Malanca, IOM Zimbabwe Chief of Mission in his remarks at the quarterly Inter-Ministerial Committee Meeting on Migration (IMCM) held at the Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage on 2 August 2019.

Private Sector Supports Counter-Trafficking Initiatives in Madagascar

30 July 2019

Antananarivo – “Now that I am back home, I will be able to start my life again,” states a Malagasy woman upon her repatriation to the capital of the island nation of Madagascar, which lies off southeastern Africa. She is one of the many victims of trafficking assisted by IOM in the recent months’ upsurge in repatriation cases.

IOM, Malawi, Mozambique Discuss Community-Based Reintegration for Returnees from South Africa

16 July 2019

Blantyre, Malawi – “My children are being supported through my projects of poultry, brick construction, and farming. Each project supports the other and, in this way, money is readily available,” says Cryford Nyangulu, a Malawian who returned to his native town of Mzuzu, from South Africa in October 2018.  

Mozambique: Resettling and Rebuilding After Cyclone Idai

09 July 2019

Ndeja Camp, Sofala Province – A season has passed since Category-4 Cyclone Idai devastated and displaced an estimated 1.85 million individuals across Mozambique’s coastal Sofala province and into Central Mozambique. In that time, technical experts of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have supported the Government’s humanitarian response by providing Shelter, Camp Management, Health, Protection and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services in the districts of Sofala, Manica, Tete and Zambezia. 

IOM Zimbabwe Supports Government Efforts to Improve Livelihoods Through Financial Literacy

Harare – Remittance payments from Zimbabweans toiling outside their country arrive here at a rate of about USD 2 million per day. That’s more than pocket change for a people who have suffered economic hardship through recent decades. However, besides cash coming home, many of the recipients of these funds need something more: life lessons on how to best leverage that support for their households.    

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World Migration Report 2018

Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports. This World Migration Report 2018, the ninth in the world migration report series, has been produced to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world. It presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues, and is structured to focus on two key contributions for readers. Read more