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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Returnees in West and Central Africa IOM
NEWS | 12 October 2020

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Returnees in West and Central Africa

The complex, multidimensional process of reintegration requires to consider the various factors impacting an individual’s reintegration, including economic, social and psychosocial factors across the individual, community and structural dimensions.

It is therefore important to have a holistic perspective on how well-being is affected during the reintegration process and to understand...

Returnees in The Gambia’s Upper River Region Navigate COVID-19IOM
NEWS | 23 September 2020

Returnees in The Gambia’s Upper River Region Navigate COVID-19

The closure of markets has also impacted returnees working in commercial transport. Returning to The Gambia after two failed attempts to cross to Europe. Before opening his own motorcycle business, Yerro Krubally joined his brother in transporting goods from Basse (capital of the Upper River Region) to surrounding villages in...

83 Migrants abandoned by smugglers in the Sahara have been rescued by the EU-IOM Joint Initiative "Search and Rescue" operationIOM
NEWS | 11 September 2020

83 Migrants left by smugglers in the Sahara have been rescued by a EU-IOM Joint Initiative "Search and Rescue" operation

Niamey – IOM’s Search and Rescue (SAR) team operating in Niger’s northern Agadez region on 3 September rescued 83 migrants in distress. IOM worked in collaboration with the General Directorate for Civil Protection (DGPC) in Niger, with support from the European Union through the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa....

“No Place Like Home” Nationwide Campaign on Safe Migration Launched in GhanaIOM
NEWS | 24 August 2020

“No Place Like Home” Nationwide Campaign on Safe Migration Launched in Ghana

The Government of Ghana, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the European Union Delegation to Ghana launched the nationwide “No Place Like Home” campaign to promote safe migration among the Ghanaian youth amid COVID-19.

The campaign, supported by the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration and funded...