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From left: Tanzania’s Commissioner for Passport and Citizenship, Mr. Gerald Kihinga and IOM Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Dr. Qasim Sufi. Photo: IOM

IOM HELPS SOMALI MIGRANTS RETURN HOME FROM TANZANIA

Monday, October 8, 2018

On Wednesday (03/10) IOM, the UN Migration Agency, assisted 17 Somali migrants in returning voluntarily from Tanzania, where they had been detained as they embarked on an unsuccessful journey to South Africa.

Migrants at the Immigration Department in Dar Es Salaam. Photo: IOM

IOM HELPS 67 ETHIOPIAN STRANDED MIGRANTS RETURN FROM TANZANIA

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Last Friday (28/09) the UN Migration Agency (IOM) office in Tanzania successfully secured the release and return of 67 Ethiopian irregular migrants who were detained in Tanzanian prisons.

Donation of Personal Protective Equipment kits to IOM staff in Kigoma, Tanzania. Photo: IOM

IOM DONATES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT KITS TO GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL IN TANZANIA

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Due to the recent resurgence of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one of the six countries bordering the United Republic of Tanzania, the Government has increased its efforts to prevent EVD cases entering Tanzania by strengthening disease s

Representatives from the Tanzanian Immigration Service Department, the Government of the Netherlands, IOM and participants from DRC to the Training of Trainers on Security Document and Fraud Detection.

IOM UPGRADES TANZANIA REGIONAL IMMIGRATION TRAINING ACADEMY FORENSIC LAB

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Under the framework of a Dutch-funded project entitled Enhancing Migration Management in African States through Capacity Building on Integrated Border Management and Countering Irregular Migration, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, upgraded the forensic laboratory in the Tanzania

IOM FACILITATES THE RETURN OF 300 STRANDED ETHIOPIAN MIGRANTS FROM TANZANIA

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

This month IOM, the UN Migration Agency, assisted in the voluntary return of 300 Ethiopian migrants (6 women and 294 men, among them 191 children and 36 medical cases) stranded in Tanzania.