Seated on a boulder, under a tree, near the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma - a lake port city in Tanzania - Samaya Yusuf looks around her with suspicion as she narrates her story to the IOM, the UN Migration Agency team.
Somalia - On a hot, flat, stony plateau outside Kismaayo, hundreds of people pack into a settlement for internally displaced people. Muhamed Muktar stands at a water point, helping weary ladies lift jerry cans of water.
Kuala Lumpur - For most refugees and migrants arriving on humanitarian visas, the thrill of resettlement in a new country is usually mixed with trepidation. How will they cope with a new language, a strange culture and life outside a close-knit community or refugee camp where they may have spent most of their lives?
Bishkek – One of the most keenly discussed topics at the meeting of the Almaty Process countries in Bishkek this week was the thorny subject of radicalization. Piotr Kazmierkiewicz, IOM Lead International Expert, sat down with IOM Senior Media Officer Joe Lowry to discuss the findings in a recently commissioned study entitled Assessing Risks and Opportunities Associated with Return Migration: Framework for Understanding and Identifying Needs for Interventions.
Good shelter programming must include mitigation measures throughout the project cycle in order to reduce Gender-Based Violence (GBV) risks.