IOM Indonesia is currently one of the Organization's largest missions worldwide, working in close partnership with national and local government institutions, non-governmental agencies, grass-roots community organizations and the wider donor community.
31 new projects implemented in 2008
Over US$76 million operating budget in 2008
Over 600 staff members in 26 offices across the archipelago (2008)
IOM operations in Indonesia began with the processing of Vietnamese migrants in Tanjung Pnang Riau, in 1979. These efforts were immediately followed by another major operation providing for the care, maintenance and assisted voluntary return of internally displace East Timorese.
IOM’s relationship with the Government of Indonesia extends back to 1991 when Indonesia became a formal Observer in the IOM Council. A Cooperative Agreement signed in 2000 recognized the valuable association established between the Government and IOM towards improving migration management.
IOM Indonesia’s programmes have expanded dramatically both in terms of their geographic reach and target populations, particularly since the tsunami struc Aceh province on the northernmost tip of the island of Sumatra December, 2004. Sub-offices are now located across the country with over 600 staff members working on a wide range of activities.
IOM-JRF Project Launches Biogas Roadshow in Earthquake-Affected Villages
Yogyakarta, August 25, 2010
? IOM Yogyakarta, Indonesia
IOM through the Livelihoods Recovery Projects is kicking-off a road show to introduce biogas technology to earthquake-affected villages. On its first day IOM took its ‘mobile biogas unit’ to Jotangan village in Klaten district, Central Java, where the community can witness firsthand the benefit of biogas as an alternative, economical and environmentally-friendly source of energy. This campaign will continue on to other villages across Central Java and Yogyakarta during the next few months...