This project seeks to strengthen the capacity of state and non-state actors to provide sustainable reintegration support to selected states in Nigeria. The overall objective of the action is to improve access to sustainable reintegration support to Nigerian migrants returning from the Central Mediterranean route, through socio-economic reintegration services, as well as mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS). The project targets the 1,700 most vulnerable returnees of those recently returned from Libya to Nigeria by the Government of Nigeria through chartered flights.
Central and West Africa
L’objectif principal de ce projet est de renforcer l’assistance et la protection des migrants et des réfugiés au Niger. Plus spécifiquement, le projet visera à renforcer l’assistance de base fournie aux migrants dans les centres de transit en amont de leur retour volontaire vers leur communauté d’origine, y compris l’assistance médicale et psychosociale, ainsi qu’à établir un espace dédié aux réfugiés éligibles et/ou sélectionnés à la réinstallation dans un pays tiers.
The proposed project will focus on capacity building and individual case management at the government-led transition centre in Gombe State, North-East Nigeria. Individuals participating in the rehabilitation programme commit to separate from the Boko Haram movement and ideology, get away from any kind of criminal activities, and return to the community and engage in exemplar civilian life. The 16-week programme focuses on spiritual and ideological counselling, de-radicalisation, psychosocial support, drug abuse prevention, sports, skills acquisition and vocational training.
The project aims to ensure that vulnerable populations affected by disease outbreak and conflict have safe equitable and adequate access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services.
Through this project, IOM will contribute to ensuring an adequate humanitarian and recovery response to the needs of the internally displaced, host communities and returnees in North-Eastern Nigeria. In particular, IOM will seek to contribute to the improvement of protection and living conditions of displaced and conflict-affected populations in North-East Nigeria.
Through this project IOM will contribute to the improvement of living conditions and protection of IDPs and affected populations in Nigeria's North East states. With the support of OFDA, IOM aims at achieving the following results: 1. Provision of mental health and psychological support to individuals affected by on-going conflicts. 2. Effective sector co-leadership in the areas of Shelter/Non-food Items (ES/NFI) and Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) 3. Continuation and extension of DTM assessments, biometric registration and emergency tracking activities 4.
The overall objective of the project - significantly reduce the impact of TB in the Guinean population in the post-2015 MDG targets - Reduce i) new infections by 50% and ii) mortality and morbidity of people living with HIV/AIDS by at least 50% by 2020.
Guinea - IOM this week handed over to local authorities two rehabilitated and re-equipped border health posts in Forecariah prefecture, Guinea.
Sierra Leone - IOM Sierra Leone has been awarded a 6-month GBP 4.19 million contract by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to manage an Ebola Training Academy in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Senegal - On 12 January, IOM implemented an emergency simulation exercise in Sierra Leone’s Lungi International Airport to test and improve the entry and exit health screening process and general health security throughout the airport.