Humanitarian Assistance

Government representatives of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania as UN Migration Agency, IOM at a policy workshop on addressing the needs of stranded and vulnerable migrants on the Southern migration route.
UN Tanzania Resident Coordinator-Mr. Alvaro Rodriguez
Commissioner of Immigration Services in Zanzibar, Mr. Johari Masoud Sururu

UN MIGRATION AGENCY HOLDS A POLICY WORKSHOP ON ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF STRANDED AND VULNERABLE MIGRANTS IN THE EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA

From 18-20 July 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, held a policy workshop for government representatives of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania, on addressing the needs of stranded and vulnerable migrants on the Southern migration route.

Debrefing meeting between IOM, ILO, TUCTA,NTLP  and District Medical Office with his colleagues
IOM staff sensitizing mine workers at Matundas mining area to undergo for TB screening & HIV testing
IOM Staff offering counselling on TB & HIV to one of the community member at Makungolosi mining area
Community members at Itumbi mining area listening to a counselor before TB & HIV testing

IOM SUPPORTED THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT OUTREACH ACTIVITIES INCLUDING TB AWARENESS AND SCREENING CAMPAIGNS ON WORLD TB DAY

International Organization for Migration (lOM) in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) through the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme, International Labour Organisation (ILO), Tanzania AIDS Commission (TACAIDS), and Trade

UPDATES ON UN CERF KAGERA EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE PROJECT MARCH 08, 2017

This update is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) concerning its emergency response to earthquake in Kagera Region. Funded by the UN Central Emergency Relief Fund, CERF, IOM is carrying out relief activities in the NFI and temporary shelter sector. UNICEF is supporting access to safe and quality education and school water and sanitation facilities for schools affected by the earthquake in Kagera, as well as protecting children affected by the earthquake through psychosocial support.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO EARTHQUAKE AFFECTED FAMILIES IN KAGERA

Case Story 1: It is Difficult for a Man to not be Able to Fend for his Family

We had all sat around the fire having a late lunch when the tremour began. Nothing to worry about, I thought, but then it started to shake violently. The next thing I knew, my house had caved in with my wife and children in it. My first instinct was to try find and get them out.” Tibaikwenda narrates.

Tanga Regional Commissioner Hon. Shigela (Left) presenting an identification form to a migrant in Moa Village. Looking on (right) is IOM Tanzania Chief of Mission Dr. Qasim Sufi.
Immigration officers registering migrants at Moa village in Tanga.

TANZANIA LAUNCHES BIOMETRIC REGISTRATION SYSTEM FOR MIGRANTS

The Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration Department, in close collaboration with IOM, has launched a biometric registration system for irregular migrants in the country’s Tanga region.

UPDATES: ON UN CERF KAGERA EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE PROJECT JANUARY 17, 2017

This update is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) concerning its emergency response to earthquake in Kagera Region. Funded by the UN Central Emergency Relief Fund, CERF, IOM is carrying out relief activities in the NFI and temporary shelter sector. UNICEF is supporting access to safe and quality education and school water and sanitation facilities for schools affected by the earthquake in Kagera, as well as protecting children affected by the earthquake through psychosocial support.

IOM ASSISTS 284 ETHIOPIAN MIGRANTS TO VOLUNTARILY RETURN HOME FROM TANZANIA

IOM Tanzania has assisted 284 Ethiopian stranded migrants to voluntarily return to their home country through a European Union funded project entitled “Addressing the Needs of Stranded and Vulnerable migrants”.