Ahmed Badr was seven years old when a bomb came in through the bathroom window of his home. Luckily no one was inside the house. But the incident still made his family leave Baghdad for Syria.
IOM – Given the multitudes of tasks you can accomplish with your mobile device, have you ever considered using it to shop around and send money abroad? If not, perhaps, now is the time to start if you haven’t.
This initiative is the result of a growing concern about the tremendous loss of life among migrants leaving their countries to reach a new country of destination.
Yesterday in Vienna, IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launched a joint platform on countering migrant smuggling.
Over the past three years, Suma Sherma, a tireless health worker in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, has helped over 100 pregnant women and assisted some 40 births.
Suma works for IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and its local non-governmental organization (NGO) partner, Mukti. The two organizations provide health care to Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis living in Cox’s Bazar through their jointly-run clinics and mobile health teams.