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IOM assisting Burundian refugee families onto buses in Nduta for their return to Burundi. Photo: IOM 2017

UN MIGRATION AGENCY APPEALS FOR OVER USD 3 MILLION TO ASSIST BURUNDIAN REFUGEES RETURN HOME FROM TANZANIA

Approximately 12,000 Burundian refugees in Tanzania have asked the Government of Tanzania and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency for assistance to get home.

Migrants from the Horn of Africa who had taken the Southern Route prepare to return home from Zambia. Photo: IOM 2018

TANZANIA, ETHIOPIA, KENYA AGREE ON ROADMAP FOR ADDRESSING IRREGULAR MIGRATION

"Facilitating simplified consular assistance that in turn will enable easier access to irregular migrants in prisons": this is one of the recommendations agreed to at a high-level inter

From left: Tanzania’s Commissioner for Passport and Citizenship, Mr. Gerald Kihinga and IOM Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Dr. Qasim Sufi. Photo: IOM
The 17 migrants just before their departure for Ethiopia. Photo: IOM
One of the migrants as the group boards the plane for home. Photo: IOM

IOM HELPS SOMALI MIGRANTS RETURN HOME FROM TANZANIA

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 j

Migrants at the Immigration Department in Dar Es Salaam. Photo: IOM
Ethiopian migrants boarding the flight at the Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar Es Salaam. Photo: IOM
Ethiopian migrants at the Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar Es Salaam. Photo: IOM

IOM HELPS 67 ETHIOPIAN STRANDED MIGRANTS RETURN FROM TANZANIA

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 prison

IOM FACILITATES THE RETURN OF 300 STRANDED ETHIOPIAN MIGRANTS FROM TANZANIA

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 Tanza

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.

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”.

IOM TO ASSIST 220 ETHIOPIANS TO GO BACK HOME

By the end of the week, a first group of 115 Ethiopian irregular migrants will have returned home from Tanzania.