Press Releases

Friday, December 4, 2015

Unaccompanied minors make up the largest group of vulnerable Afghans returning from Iran, yet the needs of the children who make this dangerous cross-border journey are often overlooked.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

IOM distributed vital relief supplies across northern, central and eastern Afghanistan this week, helping families affected by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck on 26 October

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Heavy fighting in Kunduz province in September and October displaced thousands of families and caused widespread damage.

Friday, October 30, 2015

IOM is continuing to assess needs and prepare aid distributions in Afghanistan following Monday’s devastating earthquake.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

IOM is responding to a massive earthquake that struck the mountainous border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday, as thousands of vulnerable local residents prepare to spend a second night sleeping outside in near freezing temperatures.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

IOM inaugurated flood protection walls in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar and Kunar provinces this week.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation, with the support of IOM, has launched a comprehensive database that will be used to record vital information on

Friday, July 31, 2015

Afghanistan has been affected by over 30 natural disaster incidents in the past month, killing and injuring several people, displacing hundreds of families and damag

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today in Kabul.

Friday, May 1, 2015

IOM is responding to urgent needs in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province after a deadly landslide tore through the village of Jerow-Bala on Tuesday.