IOM

Agro kits for the malnourished Rohingyas

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are distributing 50,000 vegetable gardening kits to tackle malnutrition and improve the diet of people affected by the Rohingya refugee crisis in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

April 27, 2019
April 27, 2019

UN urges int’l help for 1.2m Rohingyas

Top UN agency leaders have asked the international community to continue supporting the critical needs of 1.2 million people, Rohingya refugees and their local host communities, in south-eastern Bangladesh.

April 6, 2018
April 6, 2018

Agro kits for the malnourished Rohingyas

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are distributing 50,000 vegetable gardening kits to tackle malnutrition and improve the diet of people affected by the Rohingya refugee crisis in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017

South Asian Women in Middle East: Work contracts do little to deter abuse

Hundreds of thousands of South Asian women migrant workers in the Middle East have signed employment contracts that they do not understand or do not adequately protect them against discrimination and abuse, says a new report.

October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017

World leaders must engage in political process

UN Migration Agency IOM has urged world leaders to engage in a political process that will allow the Rohingya refugees to return home voluntarily, while appealing for additional funds for emergency life-saving assistance.

September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017

Force Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

UN approves action on human smugglers

Greece was hit by a huge new surge in migrants as the United Nations approved a European seize-and-destroy military operation against people smugglers in the Mediterranean.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

159 more to return from Myanmar tomorrow

159 Bangladeshi human trafficking victims, who were rescued by Myanmar’s Navy, are scheduled to return home tomorrow.

June 14, 2015
June 14, 2015

Beauty belies dark trade

The dense mangrove forest on both sides of the road to the Bang Ben bay through Laem Son National Park is indeed intriguing.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Myanmar finds boat with 727 migrants

Myanmar's navy seizes a boat packed with 727 people off the country's southern coast.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

A trip down the path of horror

The four were in a hurry, had little time to bargain for the cricket bat's price. Most excited among them, Nur Alam pulled out his moneybag hurriedly, paid Tk 300 and almost snatched the bat from the salesman.