IOM Strengthens Gender-Based Violence Response in Cox’s Bazar amidst COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Cox’s Bazar – Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the risk of Gender-based Violence (GBV) for Rohingya and Bangladeshi women and girls...

Urgent Support Required to Avert Worsening Situation in Chad’s Lac Province

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). N’Djamena – This week, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is appealing for USD 2 million to ensure continued access and delivery...

IOM Publishes Report on Reintegration Outcomes

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) published today (24/11) a new report: “Mentoring Returnees: Study on Reintegration Outcomes Through a...

IOM Scales Up Response as Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras Face Consequences of Two Consecutive Hurricanes

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). San José, Costa Rica – With the support of its partners and donors, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has...

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Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Part I of this brief discussed the barriers refugee girls face to continuing their education in the...

Rev. Raphael Warnock and the Georgia Senate Race

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Julianne Malveaux — The right Reverend Raphael Warnock, the senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Dr. Martin Luther King’s...

UN ‘extremely concerned’ for safety of Tigray civilians in regional capital, as refugee numbers...

Due to a near total communications blackout across Tigray, establishing facts on the ground is proving difficult, but UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric told correspondents at UN...

Somalia at a crossroad, UN envoy urges ‘deepened’ political consensus |

Although the agreed model of voting “regrettably fell short” of the constitutional requirement for parliamentary elections based on the principle of universal suffrage, Special...

New Projects to Tackle Human Trafficking and Promote Ethical Recruitment in the Philippines

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Manila – IOM Philippines recently launched two projects aimed at increasing access to ethical recruitment and reducing the prevalence...

First Person: Four years on, hopes of return still distant for refugee pianist |

Mr. Ahmad, a recipient of the International Beethoven Prize for Human Rights in 2015, became known around the world for a video in which...

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Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Part I of this brief discussed the barriers refugee girls face to continuing their education in the...

Statement from a Coalition of Pan African Organizations on the War in Ethiopia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By the United African Congress — We are deeply disturbed by the escalation of violence following the declaration of war...

Decongestion Efforts Begin in Displacement Camps in North-East Nigeria Amid Growing Humanitarian Needs

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Maiduguri –  Unrelenting violence in north-east Nigeria has prompted new waves of displacement to congested camps in 2020. The International...

Reflections on the National Black Independent Political Party • Tribute to Kabili Tayari

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vantage Point Monday, November 23, 2020 — Vantage Point with host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor. Topics Tribute to Kabili Tayari Reflections...

2020 Death Toll in West Africa Sea Route Tops 500 Amid Uptick in Departures

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dakar – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is extremely concerned about the increase in deaths recorded on the West...

Returnees, Health Workers Join Hands to Improve Psychosocial Well-being in Nigeria

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Benin City – COVID-19 continues to put a strain on public health systems, as well as on the livelihoods and...

Joint Statement on Data Protection and Privacy in the COVID-19 Response

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Geneva– A Joint Statement on Data Protection and Privacy in the COVID-19 response was issued today after endorsement by...

UN officials assess needs at camps for refugees from Ethiopia’s Tigray region |

The UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Sudan, Babacar Cisse, together with the heads of the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, the World Food Programme (WFP), the UN...

Latest Ebola outbreak is declared over, with lessons for COVID-19   |

“This great achievement shows that together we can overcome any health challenge”, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director General, wrote in a tweet.   #Ebola outbreak in...

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Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). There were no color guards, singers, judges, or extended family and friends, but USCRI client Fardusa could...

IOM Launches a Guide on Counter-Trafficking Information Management in Humanitarian Settings 

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched the “Counter-Trafficking in Emergencies: Information Management Guide” to provide...

UN releases $100 million to guard against famine |

Mark Lowcock, head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, said $80 million would be split between Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, the...

‘Full scale’ humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ethiopia’s Tigray: UNHCR |

More than 27,000 have now crossed into Sudan through crossing points in Kassala and Gedaref states, as well as a new location further south...

Civilians Continue to Flee Insecurity in Cabo Delgado Mozambique

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Pemba – Tens of thousands of people are continuing to flee insecurity in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, challenging the...