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IOM reaches over 1.3 million affected people in Syria, despite conflict

PBN News Germany - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:18

Syria - With the conflict in Syria soon entering its fourth year, the humanitarian situation inside the country continues to deteriorate. An estimated 9.3 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian...

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IOM Ethiopia starts boat relocation of South Sudan refugees from Akobo-Tergol to Pugnido

PBN News Germany - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:17

Ethiopia - IOM Ethiopia last week safely relocated 425 South Sudanese refugees by boat and bus from Akobo-Tergol to Pugnido camp in Gambella region 430 km away. The two-day journey for the ethnic Anuak...

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IOM, UNHCR begin return intention survey in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp

PBN News Germany - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:16

Kenya - IOM, in partnership with UNHCR, has begun a comprehensive four-month return intention survey of Somali refugees living in the Dadaab refugee complex. In the framework of the tripartite agreement...

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UK-funded Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration project launched in Greece

PBN News Germany - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:15

Greece - A UKL 2 million British government-funded two-year Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) project implemented by IOM, in close cooperation with the Greek Government, was launched in...

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IOM to help Philippines government protect migrants in trouble overseas

PBN News Germany - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:22

Philippines - Filipino migrants, currently numbering over 10.4 million, can be found working in thousands of different occupations in almost every country in the world. This huge overseas migrant workforce...

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IOM to help Philippines government protect migrants in trouble overseas

PBN News Germany - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:22

Philippines - Filipino migrants, currently numbering over 10.4 million, can be found working in thousands of different occupations in almost every country in the world. This huge overseas migrant workforce...

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IOM Reinforces Teams at Southern Chad Border Crossings to Help Thousands of Migrants Arriving from Central African Republic

PBN News Germany - Sat, 02/22/2014 - 05:07

Chad - Today (21/2) thirty Chadian trucks loaded with 1,800 evacuees and their belongings arrived at the Chadian border town of Sido, after a two-day trip from the Central African Republic (CAR) capital...

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IOM Reinforces Teams at Southern Chad Border Crossings to Help Thousands of Migrants Arriving from Central African Republic

PBN News Germany - Sat, 02/22/2014 - 05:07

Chad - Today (21/2) thirty Chadian trucks loaded with 1,800 evacuees and their belongings arrived at the Chadian border town of Sido, after a two-day trip from the Central African Republic (CAR) capital...

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IOM provides life-saving transport for refugees from South Sudan

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:40

South Africa - Since the outbreak of violence in South Sudan in mid-December 2013, IOM has been providing life-saving transport from the borders for thousands of South Sudanese refugees fleeing into neighbouring...

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IOM provides life-saving transport for refugees from South Sudan

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:40

South Africa - Since the outbreak of violence in South Sudan in mid-December 2013, IOM has been providing life-saving transport from the borders for thousands of South Sudanese refugees fleeing into neighbouring...

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Sweden backs IOM support for mobile and vulnerable populations in Zimbabwe

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:39

Zimbabwe - The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and IOM Zimbabwe have signed a two-year SEK 20 million (USD 3 million) funding agreement. The funding will strengthen IOM and...

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Sweden backs IOM support for mobile and vulnerable populations in Zimbabwe

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:39

Zimbabwe - The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and IOM Zimbabwe have signed a two-year SEK 20 million (USD 3 million) funding agreement. The funding will strengthen IOM and...

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IOM, Jordan raise awareness of human trafficking in refugee, host communities

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:38

Jordan - IOM and Jordan’s Anti-Human Trafficking Department this week launched the first of two community activity days taking place on 17th and 27th February in Mafraq, near the Syrian border. The main...

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IOM, Jordan raise awareness of human trafficking in refugee, host communities

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:38

Jordan - IOM and Jordan’s Anti-Human Trafficking Department this week launched the first of two community activity days taking place on 17th and 27th February in Mafraq, near the Syrian border. The main...

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Colombians demonstrate against recruitment of children by armed groups

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:37

Colombia - A series of street demonstrations and social media posts commemorating the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers brought together some 50,000 Colombians united in their indignation...

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Colombians demonstrate against recruitment of children by armed groups

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:37

Colombia - A series of street demonstrations and social media posts commemorating the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers brought together some 50,000 Colombians united in their indignation...

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IOM opens UK visa application office in Guyana

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:36

Guyana - The IOM Mission in Guyana this week opened their first Temporary Enrolment Location (TEL) under a partnership with VFS Global to handle visa applications for people travelling to the United Kingdom....

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IOM opens UK visa application office in Guyana

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:36

Guyana - The IOM Mission in Guyana this week opened their first Temporary Enrolment Location (TEL) under a partnership with VFS Global to handle visa applications for people travelling to the United Kingdom....

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Remote Myanmar delta communities receive life-saving medical care

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:35

Myanmar - When it comes to health care, isolated communities living in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta face constant obstacles to receiving potentially life-saving treatment. Thanks to a three-year project extension...

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Remote Myanmar delta communities receive life-saving medical care

PBN News Germany - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:35

Myanmar - When it comes to health care, isolated communities living in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta face constant obstacles to receiving potentially life-saving treatment. Thanks to a three-year project extension...

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