Humanitarian Assistance

Participants to the COMMIST 2 workshop, in a group photo
Participants in a world café
Participants in a world café

PARTICIPANTS CALL FOR ROBUST IMPLEMENTATION OF MIGRANT REGISTRATION STRATEGY DOCUMENT AS WORKSHOP CONCLUDES IN DAR ES SALAAM

Dar es Salaam, 4 July – A three-day workshop that validated a revised landmark migrant registration strategy document, which will be used to guide the path towards the status determination of an estimated 500,000 long-term irregular migrants residing in the United Republic of Tanzania, ended toda

Comprehensive Migration Management Strategy Review Workshop, 2-4 July 2019.
Opening remarks by IOM Chief of Mission (CoM) to Tanzania, Dr Qasim Sufi at the COMMIST Review Workshop, 02 July 2019.
Participants of the COMMIST Review Workshop, 2-4 July 2019.

COMPREHENSIVE MIGRATION MANAGEMENT STRATEGY REVIEW WORKSHOP, 2-4 July 2019, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA

A three-day Review Workshop on Comprehensive Migration Management Strategy (COMMIST) that will last from 2 to 4 July 2019 has started today in Double Tree Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

IOM Processing Centre in Makere, Kigoma Region, Tanzania.
Briefing of the UN RC Delegation in the Conference Hall.
Briefing by IOM Chief of Mission to United Nations Resident Coordinator and District Commissioner for Kigoma in the IOM Makere Processing Centre Conference Hall.
Welcome remarks by the Kigoma District Commissioner to the UN RC in the IOM Makere Processing Centre.
Touring various units of Makere Processing Centre by the UN RC and Government Delegation.
Briefing to the UN RC and Delegation on the Operation Component of Resettlement of Refugees Process by IOM Operation Officer.
Briefing of UN RC and Delegation on Medical Component of the Resettlement Programme by IOM Migration Health Doctor.
Briefing of the UN RC and Delegation on Cultural Orientation Component of the Resettlement Programme by IOM Operation Officer.
IOM CoM thanking the UN RC for his visit to the IOM Makere Processing Centre.
Processed Refugee at Kasulu Airstrip departing to Dar es Salaam by IOM Chartered Plane for their Resettlement into the USA
Loading luggage of Processed Refugees going for Resettlement into USA in the IOM Chartered Plane at Kasulu Airstrip.
IOM Chartered Plane at Kasulu Airstrip for the transportation of Processed Refugees from Kasulu to Dar es Salaam for Proceeding to the USA through International Flights to the USA under the Resettlement Programme.
Group photo of the UN RC Delegation in IOM Makere Processing Centre.

UNITED NATIONS RESIDENT COORDINATOR IN TANZANIA, MR ALVARO RODRIGUEZ VISITS IOM MAKERE PROCESSING CENTRE

The United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in United Republic of Tanzania, Mr Alvaro Rodriguez on his visit of the United Nations Kigoma Joint Programme (KJP) in Kigoma Region, visited the IOM Makere Processing Centre, today 19 June 2019.

Mr. Gerevaz and his family, with IOM and the Tanzanian Red Cross team, stand outside the family’s temporary shelter; their former house is under repair.

IOM EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE BRINGS PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL RELIEF TO EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS IN KAGERA REGION

“I was on my way home from my duty the day I saw my house was half collapsed.

IOM staff with a beneficiary family in front of new temporary shelter in Missenyi, Kagera (Tanzania). Photo: IOM
Government officials, IOM, and Red Cross staff look at mergency shelters constructed by IOM and the Tanzania Red Cross (TRC) at the celebration of "International Red Cross Week." Photo: IOM

THE UN AGENCY FOR MIGRATION JOINS THE RED CROSS SOCIETY IN CELEBRATING THE "INTERNATIONAL RCS WEEK"

From 8 to 12 May 2017, the Tanzania Red Cross Society, joined by IOM, are celebrating the “International Red Cross Week” in Bukoba.

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.

The 12-month pilot project jointly implemented by IOM, UNDP and UNHCR aims to promote concrete cross-border, human rights-based, and multi-agency approaches to peacebuilding in border areas between Burundi and Tanzania, supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund. Photo: IOM/Triffin Ntore
The 12-month pilot project jointly implemented by IOM, UNDP and UNHCR aims to promote concrete cross-border, human rights-based, and multi-agency approaches to peacebuilding in border areas between Burundi and Tanzania, supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund. Photo: IOM/Triffin Ntore

IOM SUPPORTS GOVERNMENTS OF BURUNDI, TANZANIA TO STRENGTHEN HUMANITARIAN BORDER MANAGEMENT

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is working with the governments of Burundi and the United Republic of Tanzania to strengthen the capacities of border institutions in the two countries to

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

ETHIOPIA, KENYA, TANZANIA SEEK SOLUTIONS TO IRREGULAR MIGRATION ON SOUTHERN ROUTE

Irregular migration from the East and Horn of Africa to southern Africa, presents countries along this route with a new challenge: how to manage these flows while ensuring that the huma

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