Clean water can save lives in emergency contexts and it is essential for sustaining recovery after crises. Access to safe drinking water is a human right and is the primary driver of the International Organization for Migration’s water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions — it also enables the other components of effective WASH responses.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has joined the response to deadly Cyclone Idai, which has taken hundreds of lives across Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi.
Of 258 million international migrants in the world today, about half are women and girls—125 million, or 48.5 per cent of the total in 2017, the last full year for which such statistics are available.
Geneva – Strong partnerships are essential for the delivery of effective, principled humanitarian assistance at a time when an unprecedented 131.7 million people are affected by crises in new and increasingly complex circumstances.
Last month marked the official start of the UKRI GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub in Accra, Ghana. The five-year Hub is currently one of the largest migration research projects in the world. With a grant of £20 million, the Project is funded under the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).