With funding from The King Salman Humanitarian Aid And Relief Centre, IOM supports community leaders in Bossaso to provide sustainable assistance to Somali returnees fleeing ongoing war in Yemen, IDPs and affected communities.
It is the night of November 7, 2013. The winds are howling deafeningly against the windows. The lights are flickering. Phone screens are lit, with everyone monitoring the latest developments on Typhoon Haiyan.
Thirty-two-year-old Diini Abdi Yusuf travelled 1,541 kilometres because he needed an income. It was a decision, he says, he wishes he had never made.
Hopes are wavering on the first anniversary of the European Union’s (EU) relocation programme which was established last September 2015.
People have always been on the move. Migration is not a catastrophe, nor is it an invasion. Often, it is not even an emergency. Throughout human history it has mostly been, simply, one thing: inevitable.