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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) continues to expand its relief Read More >>
One Room Shelter in Sindh
One Room Shelter in Sindh under Natural Disaster Consortium led by IOM Pakistan.
IOM Pakistan's Skills Development Programme
Beneficiary receiving Tool on successful completion of IOM Pakistan's Skills Development Programme with support of the Austrailian Aid
Online Medical Appointment System MyMedical
MyMedical was developed to simplify the appointment process for migrants by providing a quick and convenient means of scheduling pre-departure health assessments with IOM MHACs.
Online Appointment Health Assessment System
Migrants in Pakistan can now use the platform to schedule their pre-departure health assessments online. They can also access information concerning their upcoming health assessments on MyMedical , as well as contact information for IOM Migration Health Assessment Centres (MHACs) worldwide.
Talk to IOM Friend in Pakistan
Do you want to return to Pakistan and need counselling?
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IOM in collaboration with downstream partners provide improved access to basic WASH facilities to vulnerable communities of Sindh.
Under-construction shelters in Chitral the most vulnerable communities that lost their homes during last year’s floods are being supported to build back safer by the IOM-led Natural Disasters Consortium.
Resettlement Movement and Operations
Cultural orientations for Canada and Australia continue around the year in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta.
IOM’s Health Assessment Centers in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and Mirpur have been providing health and travel health assessment services to migrants and refugees moving to the United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, Canada and New Zealand since 2007.
Shelter support and technical trainings in flood-affected areas equip vulnerable families with the skills required to reconstruct safer shelters integrating Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) components.
Majority of Undocumented Afghan families returning from Pakistan to Afghanistan travel in one or more trucks together with all their household assets.
Female beneficiaries are actively engaged in the process of shelter reconstruction, acquiring knowledge and skills to enhance resilience for the future.
IOM supported populations affected by floods between 2010 and 2012 to build back safer through its Early Recovery Shelter Programme.
Resettlement, Movement and Operations
Pre-consular support services are another key element of a multi-pronged approach to migration management.
Migration Management and Counter-Trafficking
IOM Country Office in Islamabad organized a workshop on Counter Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling under the Australian Government funded project ‘Strengthening Reception Capacity of Immigration Authorities in Pakistan.'
IOM Migration Health
Migration health assessments contribute substantially to addressing the health needs of migrants and refugee, benefiting both hosting and destination communities.
Resettlement Movement and Operations
IOM provides airport assistance to migrants returning from various countries.
Since 2009, IOM’s Humanitarian Communications Unit has worked with humanitarian and government partners to disseminate critical information for displaced persons regarding registration, access to assistance and support for return.
Three years of extreme flooding in southern Pakistan between 2010 and 2012 caused damage and destruction to 3 million homes, affecting 18 million people in 78 districts.
IOM provided shelter repair kits and blankets to families affected by the complex emergency upon their return to Tirrah Valley in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to support recovery and prevent exposure to extreme winter temperatures.
Hand pumps rehabilitated in flood-affected areas are built on raised platforms and closer to communities to reduce distance to water sources.
At the request of the Government of Pakistan, IOM initiated its activities in Pakistan in 1981 to support the influx of Afghan migrants into the country. Pakistan has been a Member State of IOM since 1992, and in October 2000 the Government of Pakistan and IOM signed a Cooperation Agreement.