Programmes

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

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

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 Go

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.

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.

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.

Resettlement

IOM Tanzania Resettlement Program

Background

The United Republic of Tanzania is a signatory of the 1951 Refugee Convention and in the past 40 years, it has hosted one of the largest refugee populations in Africa.