Press Releases

Friday, March 10, 2017

During the first week of March 2017, IOM delivered shelter and winter supplies to 1,112 vulnerable Afghan families who returned to Nangarhar province from Pakistan.

Friday, February 24, 2017

IOM has organized an event in Kabul to recognize contributions made to the development of Afghanistan by qualified Afghans who returned from Iran through IOM’s “Return of Qualified Afghans” (RQA) programme.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

IOM has launched a Community Response Map (CRM) project in Afghanistan. The aims of CRM are to enhance project monitoring and to strengthen engagement with the communities that IOM serves.

Friday, January 27, 2017

In response to the recent dramatic increase of Afghans returning home from neighbouring countries, as well as record levels of internal displacement, IOM is launching a new displacement tracking system in Afghanistan to better understand population movements and needs.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) held an event recognizing International Migrants Day today in Jalalabad.

Friday, December 16, 2016

 IOM has launched a socio-economic survey of undocumented Afghan families returning from Pakistan in order to better understand and respond to their needs and intentions.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

“It feels like I’ve been dropped from the sky back into Afghanistan. I came here with almost nothing, not even a pillow.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Embassy of Japan in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) held a ceremony today in Kabul to recognize the generous contribution made by the Government of Japan to support vulnerable undocumented Af

Friday, November 18, 2016

IOM on Thursday (17/11) repatriated 25 Bangladeshi migrant workers who had been stranded in Afghanistan after months of living in jail-like conditions.

Friday, October 14, 2016

As the Afghanistan government prepares tough and comprehensive legislation to crack down on human trafficking, IOM and USAID have launched a USD 10 million, multi-year project to help to end the suffering of men, women and children subjected to forced labour and trafficking for

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