Improving the Protection of Vulnerable Migrants Travelling through the Horn of Africa

Project completed

This initiative is the third phase of SDCs and the Federal Office for Migration (FOM) joint support of IOMs Mixed Migration Program in the Horn of Africa. People in mixed migration flows have different protection needs and are often highly vulnerable and exposed to abuse, torture and horassment during their travel and upon arrival. The aim of this intervention is to increase protection for people in mixed migration flows in the Horn of Africa region and to povide them with appropriate assistance.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Horn of Africa
Human rights
Forced displacement (refugees, IDP, human trafficking)
Human rights (incl. Women's rights)
Migration generally (development aspects and partnerships)
01.07.2013 - 31.12.2015
CHF 450'000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Humanitarian aid
Project partners Contract partner
Other International Organization
Private sector
  • International Organisation for Migration
  • Foreign private sector South/East

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   450'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   426'979
Project phases

Phase 3 01.07.2013 - 31.12.2015   (Completed)