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“Community Conversations” Target Irregular Migration from Ethiopia

PBN News Germany - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:04

Ethiopia - The recent mass expulsion of over 150,000 irregular Ethiopian migrants from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia highlighted the human challenges posed by people smuggling in the Horn of Africa. The...

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Kuwait Donates US$5 Million to IOM for Syria Crisis Appeals

PBN News Germany - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:02

Switzerland - IOM has welcomed a USD 5 million donation from the Government of Kuwait that will provide a lifeline for thousands of Syrians impacted by the conflict, which began in 2012 and is now affecting...

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IOM Syria Airlifts Non-Food Aid from Damascus to Al-Hasakah

PBN News Germany - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:16

Syria - IOM on Wednesday (2/4) airlifted non-food aid including wheelchairs, hygiene kits, blankets, jerry cans and cleaning materials from Damascus to Al-Hasakah governorate in the northeast of the country....

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IOM Supports Community Policing in Iraq

PBN News Germany - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:15

Iraq - IOM and Iraq’s Ministry of Interior have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on expanding and strengthening Iraq’s community policing programme. Since 2003, building a modern...

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Stranded Ethiopian Migrants Return Home from Puntland

PBN News Germany - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:14

Somalia - Ahmed Hassan Roba, aged 72, spent six years stranded in Puntland, Somalia after unsuccessfully trying to cross the Gulf of Aden to find a job in Saudi Arabia.  “I left my home in Ethiopia and...

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Japan Backs Voluntary Return of Former Angolan Refugees

PBN News Germany - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:13

Angola - IOM Angola has received USD 1 million from the Government of Japan to facilitate the safe voluntary return of at least 1,950 Angolans from neighbouring countries to their places of origin in Angola....

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Nepali Migrants Improve Financial Literacy

PBN News Germany - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:12

Nepal - Remittances from overseas workers are an economic lifeline in Nepal, last year amounting to around USD 4.75 billion, or 25 per cent of the country’s annual GDP – the highest rate among South Asian...

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IOM Costa Rica and Dutch Embassy Host Photo Exhibit on Migration in the Americas, Xenophobia and Human Rights

PBN News Germany - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:11

Costa Rica - The IOM Regional Office in San José, in partnership with the Dutch Embassy, are hosting a photo exhibit featuring the work of world renowned photographer Kadir van Lohuizen. The exhibit, entitled...

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Paraguayan Migration Officials Study Migration Management, Detection of False Travel Documents

PBN News Germany - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:10

Paraguay  - IOM Paraguay this week organized two training workshops for the country’s migration and border officials on migration management and detection of false travel documents. The first event, held...

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IOM, USAIM Launch Migrants Contribute Campaign in Washington

PBN News Germany - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:09

Analysis IOM Runs Worldwide Information Campaign on the Contribution of Migrants IOM is currently conducting a worldwide campaign on the positive Contribution of Migrants. It intends to correct common...

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IOM Ethiopia Relocates 57,000 Refugees from South Sudan Border

PBN News Germany - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:07

Ethiopia - IOM Ethiopia has moved some 57,000 South Sudanese refugees from the South Sudan border to camps inside Ethiopia since violence broke out between South Sudan’s government and opposition forces...

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IOM Ethiopia Relocates 57,000 Refugees from South Sudan Border

PBN News Germany - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:07

Ethiopia - IOM Ethiopia has moved some 57,000 South Sudanese refugees from the South Sudan border to camps inside Ethiopia since violence broke out between South Sudan’s government and opposition forces...

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Rwandan Government Takes Over IOM Returnee Reintegration Programme

PBN News Germany - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:06

Rwanda - IOM has handed over to the Rwandan government the final tranche of a four-year programme that has helped over 11,000 returnees from neighbouring countries and vulnerable people in host communities...

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Rwandan Government Takes Over IOM Returnee Reintegration Programme

PBN News Germany - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:06

Rwanda - IOM has handed over to the Rwandan government the final tranche of a four-year programme that has helped over 11,000 returnees from neighbouring countries and vulnerable people in host communities...

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Japan Supports IOM’s Work with Flood-Affected Communities in Mozambique

PBN News Germany - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:05

Mozambique - IOM has received USD 1 million from Japan to improve displacement tracking and disaster preparedness in Mozambique’s southern province of Gaza, which was badly affected by flooding in 2013....

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Japan Supports IOM’s Work with Flood-Affected Communities in Mozambique

PBN News Germany - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:05

Mozambique - IOM has received USD 1 million from Japan to improve displacement tracking and disaster preparedness in Mozambique’s southern province of Gaza, which was badly affected by flooding in 2013....

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IOM Trains Officials, NGOs in Aid to Human Trafficking Victims in Puntland, Somalia

PBN News Germany - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:04

Somalia - IOM, in collaboration with UNICEF and the Ministry of Women’s Development and Family Affairs (MoWDFA), has organized a training in  Puntland, Somalia on assistance to and referral of victims...

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IOM Trains Officials, NGOs in Aid to Human Trafficking Victims in Puntland, Somalia

PBN News Germany - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:04

Somalia - IOM, in collaboration with UNICEF and the Ministry of Women’s Development and Family Affairs (MoWDFA), has organized a training in  Puntland, Somalia on assistance to and referral of victims...

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IOM Seeks $56.5m for CAR and Neighbours, Steps up Efforts to Reduce Conflict

PBN News Germany - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:38

Analysis “The CAR is facing a humanitarian, social, and economic crisis which is affecting the region at large. The outbreak of fighting between ex-Seleka and anti-Balaka forces in the beginning of September...

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IOM Seeks $56.5m for CAR and Neighbours, Steps up Efforts to Reduce Conflict

PBN News Germany - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:38

Analysis “The CAR is facing a humanitarian, social, and economic crisis which is affecting the region at large. The outbreak of fighting between ex-Seleka and anti-Balaka forces in the beginning of September...

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