Press Releases

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced it will contribute USD 10 million to IOM to help to end the exploitation of men, women, and children subjected to forced labour and trafficking for sexual purposes in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

On February 24th, 125 Afghan nationals departed voluntarily from Germany to Kabul thanks to Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) assistance from the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

IOM has distributed relief items to 507 earthquake-affected families in Badakhshan province’s Wardoj and Baharak districts, where humanitarian access has limited in the past month

Friday, December 18, 2015

In recognition of International Migrants Day, which is celebrated globally on 18 December, the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) held an event in Kabul on Monday.

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.