IOM: To Change My Life Eastern Route Research: Obock, Djibouti - April 2021
Reports and Assessments
Latest report presenting findings from IOM's Eastern Route Research which explores migration dynamics, migrant risk perceptions, migration decision-making and the migration experiences of young (15-29) Ethiopians migrating along the Eastern Corridor towards the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This report draws on both qualitative and quantitative data collected from migrants in transit in Obock, Djibouti. The final phase of the research is currently being conducted in communities of high emigration in Ethiopia, and examines COVID-19's impact on migration aspirations, the role of families in migration decision-making, how remittances and their usage impact families and communities at origin and prospective migrants' knowledge of the migratory process and dangers involved.
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