Tag: IOM

DRC violence pushes internally displaced people to record 6.9 million — UN

October 31, 2023

The United Nations has cautioned that the escalating violence has pushed the number of internally displaced people within the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to ... Read More

Sudan: UN appeals for aid as 200,000 forced to flee abroad

May 19, 2023

The United Nations has appealed for $3 billion to help those affected by the conflict in Sudan with a top UN official decrying multiple serious ... Read More

Algeria expels over 650 migrants to Northern Niger

September 21, 2022

More than 650 migrants from a dozen African countries have arrived in northern Niger after being expelled by Algeria, local authorities said Tuesday. Some 669 ... Read More

Representatives of UN Agencies laud Morocco’s exemplary response to pandemic

April 29, 2021

Representatives of UN agencies based in Morocco have lauded the Kingdom’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic as "exemplary".   Morocco’s effective management of the health ... Read More

Morocco hosts launch ceremony of labor migration & mobility project in North Africa

October 15, 2020

A regional project aimed at strengthening the migrant workers’ protection was launched Wednesday in Rabat in the presence of representatives of Moroccan government, ILO, IOM, ... Read More

Morocco Hosts Regional Winter School on Migrants Health

February 3, 2020

The 1st regional winter school on the migrants’ health was opened on Monday in Rabat by chief of mission of the International Organization for Migration ... Read More

Tripoli clashes intensifying, amid rising safety fears - IOM

May 15, 2019

The “dramatically deteriorating humanitarian situation” in Tripoli has highlighted that much more needs to be done to protect all non-combatants caught up in the battle ... Read More

Foiled Illegal migration attempts plunge 75% in February in Spain

March 15, 2019

Spain reported a 75% drop in interceptions of illegal migrants’ arrivals compared to a month earlier period, the interior ministry said. Only 936 migrants were ... Read More

Morocco Stops 89,000 Illegal Crossings to Europe in 2018

January 20, 2019

Morocco thwarted 89,000 illegal migration attempts to Europe in 2018 as the country became the main gate for migrants willing to risk their lives in ... Read More

Over 37,000 Migrants Abandoned by Algeria in Desert Border with Niger

November 22, 2018

Algeria has been slammed for summary expulsions of more than 37,000 migrants in the desert border with Niger between 2014 and 2018. Algeria’s interior ministry ... Read More