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International Dialogue on Migration Explores South-South Flows

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:19

Switzerland - As countries traditionally seen as emigration nations are increasingly becoming destinations for migrants from the developing world, IOM is to host a two-day workshop that aims to address...

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IOM Trains Myanmar Rakhine State Officials in Disaster Preparedness

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:18

Myanmar - IOM is this week training 30 disaster management officials from Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine State in Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), alongside counterparts from the Myanmar government’s ...

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IOM Jordan Trains Officials on Combating Human Trafficking among Syrian Refugees and Host Communities

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:17

Jordan - In response to growing concerns about human trafficking in Jordan, due to the arrival of large numbers of Syrian refugees in the country, IOM has conducted four capacity building workshops for...

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New report calls for protection of rights of environment migrants

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:16

Thailand - The International Organization for Migration and the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) yesterday launched a joint report entitled “Human Rights, Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and...

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IOM Advices Papua New Guinea on new migration Legislation

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:15

Analysis Papua New Guinea is a nation of eight million people, the vast majority of whom live in remote villages where services are extremely limited. It is beset by local conflicts and natural disasters...

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Reaching Migrants is Key to Success in the Global Fight against TB: IOM

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:37

Philippines - One third of the estimated nine million people who get sick with tuberculosis each year miss out on care from established health systems, and with multidrug-resistant strains on the rise,...

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Saudi Arabia donates one million USD to IOM for Somalia

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:13

Switzerland - IOM has received USD 1 million in support of the efforts of its humanitarian efforts in Somalia. Dr. Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, President of the Saudi Human Rights Commission, announced...

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CAR: IOM repatriates more than 1,500 desperate migrants to Chad

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:37

ANALYSIS “The shocking physical condition of the evacuees being transported home to Chad after fleeing the crisis in CAR speaks volumes about the widening regional dimensions of the crisis now spanning...

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Bolivia: IOM builds model camps after floods displace 68,000 families

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:36

Bolivia/Argentina - Weeks of torrential rains that caused widespread flooding in low-lying areas of Bolivia have left more than 60 dead and some 68,000 families homeless in 130 municipalities. IOM Bolivia,...

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Myanmar: Support for migrant workers at five key embassies

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:35

Myanmar  - IOM is working with Myanmar’s Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security to train 30 frontline labour officials on labour migration management and migrant workers’ protection. The officials...

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IOM struggles to maintain lifesaving operations in Syria

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:24

Syria - As Syria enters its fourth year of conflict, more than 9.3 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance within the country. Another 2.5 million refugees have fled the violence into...

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Syrian amputee children to get new lease of life thanks to IOM partnership

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:23

Syria - As Syria marks the third anniversary of the start of armed conflict, IOM is helping a group of injured Syrian children to run, play and lead full lives. Through a partnership with the Lugano-based...

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Syrian amputee children to get new lease of life thanks to IOM partnership

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:23

Syria - As Syria marks the third anniversary of the start of armed conflict, IOM is helping a group of injured Syrian children to run, play and lead full lives. Through a partnership with the Lugano-based...

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IOM establishes masters degree in psychosocial support, dialogue for Syrian, Lebanese professionals

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:22

Lebanon - IOM has teamed up with the Lebanese University to offer a masters degree course to Syrian and Lebanese professionals currently providing psychosocial assistance to war-affected communities. The...

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IOM establishes masters degree in psychosocial support, dialogue for Syrian, Lebanese professionals

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:22

Lebanon - IOM has teamed up with the Lebanese University to offer a masters degree course to Syrian and Lebanese professionals currently providing psychosocial assistance to war-affected communities. The...

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IOM organizes evacuation flights for Mauritanians fleeing CAR violence

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:21

Central African Republic - IOM organized an evacuation flight on Wednesday morning for 106 Mauritanians fleeing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR). Over half of the evacuees were children....

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IOM organizes evacuation flights for Mauritanians fleeing CAR violence

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:21

Central African Republic - IOM organized an evacuation flight on Wednesday morning for 106 Mauritanians fleeing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR). Over half of the evacuees were children....

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IOM, INTERPOL train Central African police in counter trafficking

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:20

Cameroon - IOM Cameroon, in partnership with the INTERPOL Regional Office for Central Africa, is organizing a training on human trafficking for police officers on March 18th and 19th in Yaoundé. Participants...

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IOM, INTERPOL train Central African police in counter trafficking

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:20

Cameroon - IOM Cameroon, in partnership with the INTERPOL Regional Office for Central Africa, is organizing a training on human trafficking for police officers on March 18th and 19th in Yaoundé. Participants...

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IOM opens four treatment centers for acute diarrhea in Haiti

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:19

Haiti - IOM Haiti yesterday inaugurated four Treatment Centers for Acute Diarrhea (CTAD) in the Artibonite department, a rural region north of Haiti’s capital that was the epicenter of Haiti’s first cholera...

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