Press Releases

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.

Friday, March 13, 2015

IOM is supporting the Afghan government in responding to a series of devastating natural disasters that have struck the country in recent weeks.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

IOM, the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) and the Government of Japan have signed an agreement to implement a project aimed at reducing risks in disaster-prone communities and strengthening the capacity of ANDMA to respond when natural disasters strike.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In partnership with the Ministry of Interior of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, IOM under its “Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants and Capacity Building in Afghanistan” initiative conducted a three day workshop on Counter-Trafficking and Migration Management for the Afghan Border Police in Kab

Friday, February 6, 2015

IOM is responding to a sharp increase in the number of undocumented Afghans returning from Pakistan since the beginning of the year.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The lack of an effective overseas migration administration system makes Afghan migrant workers vulnerable to abuse and exploitation at the hands of recruitment agencies and foreign employers, according to IOM.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) distributed winter aid in Afghanistan’s Khost province on Sunday and Monday to 250 Afghan families displaced by fighting in North Waziristan, Pakistan.