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IOM Zimbabwe marks the return of over 200 000 migrants since the onset of the COVID19 pandemic.

HARARE- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Zimbabwe this week marks the return of over 200 000 Migrant returnees since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.

IOM Zimbabwe Crisis Response Plan 2021

Zimbabwe is part of a dynamic region characterized by significant cross‐border movements of populations. Zimbabwe faces political challenges resulting in social and economic instability, creating a combination of factors that have destroyed people’s livelihoods.

IOM and FCDO assisting Government to support Informal Cross Border Traders to do business safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CHIRUNDU- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) will today begin a series of visits, training sessions and goods distribution activities at key border posts that are part of the Supporting Informal Cross-border Traders in Southern Africa to do Business Safely during the COVID-19 Pand

Government launches the construction of cyclone Idai Transitional shelters in Chimanimani and Chipinge.

CHIMANIMANI- Under the project, Enhancing Multi-Sectoral Assistance to Cyclone Idai Affected Populations in Zimbabwe, IOM is supporting the Government of Zimbabwe with the provision of transitional shelters to 674 households affected by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani and Chipinge districts.

Points of Entry Situation Report Number 22

IOM and its partners are working to support Zimbabwe in strengthening core capacities for public health measures at points of entry (PoEs) and to provide critical services to returning migrants. As of the 8th of February 2021, Zimbabwe recorded 34,658 cases of COVID-19 and 1,339 deaths.

The Embassy of Sweden In Zimbabwe supporting for COVID-19 response measures for Migrants, host communities and border frontline workers.

Since March 2020 over 40 000 Zimbabweans have returned to country following strict measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The Embassy of Sweden In Zimbabwe extends its support to strengthen the protection and safeguarding of Human Rights of Migrants and Internally Displaced Populations (IDPs) in Zimbabwe

The Embassy of Sweden in Zimbabwe has further extended its support to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and its consortium partners for the Protection and Human Rights project.

IOM launches the Provision of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Nutrition Garden training for Migrant Returnees with FCDO funding.

HARARE- With funding from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched the Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) and nutritional garden training programme for migrant returnees.

IOM and PRM provide Mental Health and Psychosocial Support services for returning migrants.

COVID-19 has caused unprecedented economic and social disruption world over.  Zimbabwe has 10 129 confirmed cases and 277 deaths as a result of COVID-19. Over 34 693 migrants have returned to the country since the onset of the pandemic.

IOM conducts community assessment of Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnees in Zimbabwe

The COVID-19 pandemic and the strict measures to halt its spread and mitigate its impact forced many migrants to return to their home countries. Over 30 000 Zimbabweans have returned to Zimbabwe since the onset of COVID-19 in March 2020.