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IOM's Craig Murphy Talks About Migration on Table Talk on Ebru Africa with Beryl Ooro

IOM’s Regional Coordinator in Kenya, Craig Murphy, talks about Migration in the Horn of Africa at Ebru Africa TV.

"A Strategy for Preventing Secondary Displacement" AKA a pretty cool idea

By Grant Robertshaw in Capiz, Philippines

Monday was my fifth day in Roxas as the CCCM Cluster lead for the coordinated humanitarian response to Typhoon Yolanda. It also happened to be my  fifth day on an emergency project.

Typhoon Haiyan brings renewed urgency to Asia-Pacific food security summit

Children outside the Astrodome in Tacloban where thousands of shocked residents took shelter from the super-typhoon which hit on November 9.

Estelita – a remarkable woman after the ‘wind, rain and water’

A gray-haired 72-year old woman from Barangay Tabok, Pontevedra in her bermuda shorts, blue Tshirt and blue hat slowly makes her way into the Pontevedra Rural Health Clinic with her  left foot and lower leg so swollen that it hurt to simply watch her walk. Her name is Estelita.

IOM Active at Typhoon Ground Zero


A young girl stands near the devastation of the central Philippine city of Tacloban. © IOM 2013 (Photo by Conrad Navidad)

By Joe Lowry in Tacloban

AIDF Food Security: Asia 2013

AIDF Food Security Summit: Asia 2013 is hosted by UN ESCAP (UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) in Bangkok, Thailand on the 26-27 November 2013. The two day summit will address issues surrounding food security and malnutrition in the Asia Pacific regions. It is a must attend summit for NGO, UN, government and business organisations.

Zamboanga still chaotic weeks after violent clashes


Omal Gani, born by the side of the road in Zamboanga

By Joe Lowry

Meet Omal. He was born on the side of the road 12 days ago, his mother pushing him out in a rapid 45-minute labour. Motorbikes, trucks and cars screamed by, inches from the newborn’s head. Aged just 22, Misbah Gani is now mother to four bright-eyed kids under the age of 10. They live in a one-metre-high lean-to - a temporary shelter next to a petrol station that is sweltering, noisy and full of exhaust fumes.