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IOM Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Dr. Qasim Sufi exchanging the deed of donation with the Tanzania's Commissioner for Border Management in the capital Dar es Salaam.
Dr. Qasim Sufi running through the main features of the facial matching system.
IOM Information Management and Technology Officer, Mr Yahya Eshall, conducting a simulation training session with Tanzanian immigration and IT officers.

UN MIGRATION AGENCY BOOSTS TANZANIA’S CAPACITY TO ADDRESS IRREGULAR MIGRATION

Dar es Salaam – At the request of Tanzania’s Ministry of Home Affairs and Commissioner General of Immigration services, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its African Capacity Bu

Simulation exercise for immigration officers prior to donation. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017
A regional immigration officer is thanking IOM for the donation of facial matching systems (FMS) machines. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO USE FACIAL MATCHING SYSTEMS TO FACILITATE CROSS-BORDER MOBILITY

Hai District – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has donated four Facial Matching Systems (FMS), including one to the Tanzania Immigration Services Department (TISD) at the Kilimanjaro

Participants of the Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) training in Tanzania. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) hands out certificates of completion to participants of the Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) training in Tanzania. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017
UN Migration Agency (IOM) staff deliver training on the Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS), IOM’s border management information system. Photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

UN MIGRATION AGENCY TRAINS SUDANESE OFFICIALS TO INCREASE BORDER SECURITY, ENHANCE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE MIGRANTS

Moshi – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, held a three-day training course for Sudanese officials at the African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) in Tanzania.

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.

Dr Andrew, (IOM staff) taking participants through a subject on Migrants' Right to Health.
Mr. Kakuru (MOH official) stressing on the collaboration and coordination of health stakeholders at the points of entry.

ENGAGING BORDER OFFICIALS IN THE PROMOTION OF MIGRATION HEALTH IN TANZANIA

IOM together with the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) enhanced the capacity of 128 border officials via a series of workshops that aimed to raise awareness on health aspects of border management.

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.