In North-East Nigeria, Humanitarian Actors Equip Protection Teams to Tackle Trafficking in Persons in Humanitarian Crisis

A World On The Move - IOM Joins the UN at the Summit for Refugees and...


New York – The Agreement to make the International Organization for Migration (IOM) a Related Organization of the UN was signed yesterday 19 September 2016 in New York by the UN Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon and IOM Director General William Lacy...

IOM Nigeria Situation Report 1 August - 15 September 2016


Displacement Tracking Matrix Round XI was conducted. As of 31 August, 2,093,030 IDPs were identified across 13 states. Biometric registration continued in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, where 333,936 IDPs have already been registered.

Escalating Humanitarian Needs


The Boko Haram conflict affecting the Lake Chad Basin area, particularly in northeast Nigeria, has resulted in large scale displacement and a significant protection crisis.



The “Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa Project” (FMM West Africa) aims to maximize the development potential of free movement and migration in West Africa.

France Backs IOM Psychosocial Support for Internally Displaced in Nort...


Nigeria - The French Embassy in Nigeria and IOM Nigeria have signed an agreement for a nine-month project aimed at providing psychosocial support to conflict-affected people in the North East of the country.

IOM, NOMRA Hold Migration Dialogue with Journalists, Editors


From 21- 23 October 2015, the Network for Migration Research in Africa (NOMRA) in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration, held a three-day dialogue and advocacy event with Nigeria’s news media practitioners on migration...

IDP Camp Managers Empowered to Provide Psychosocial Support


From 6 to 8 October 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) provided psychosocial training for camp coordinators and managers and community and religious leaders in Maiduguri, capital city of Borno State.

Over 2.1 million displaced in northern Nigeria


There are over 2.1 million internally displaced persons (IDPs), representing more than 300,000 households in parts of northern Nigeria.

Psychosocial Needs of the Internally Displaced People in Yola, Nigeria


The International Organization for Migration (IOM) with financial assistance from the American, French and German governments has released the report of a psychosocial needs assessment carried out in Yola in April 2015.