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Students in Peru’s Amazon Region Use Theater to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:12

Peru - Students in the remote Madre de Dios region of Peru are this week participating in the first theater competition to raise awareness about human trafficking. IOM and the Regional Education Directorate...

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ECOWAS, IOM Host Migration Dialogue for West Africa Conference

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:22

Nigeria - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and IOM this week hosted a three-day Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA) Conference in Accra, Ghana, consisting of an...

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ECOWAS, IOM Host Migration Dialogue for West Africa Conference

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:22

Nigeria - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and IOM this week hosted a three-day Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA) Conference in Accra, Ghana, consisting of an...

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IOM Strengthens Private Sector Links to Improve Quality of Life for Mobile, Vulnerable Colombians

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:21

Colombia - IOM Colombia and Colpatria Bank have embarked on a partnership that aims to improve the quality of life of vulnerable Colombians through education, recreation, sports, art, culture and the environment. ...

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IOM Strengthens Private Sector Links to Improve Quality of Life for Mobile, Vulnerable Colombians

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:21

Colombia - IOM Colombia and Colpatria Bank have embarked on a partnership that aims to improve the quality of life of vulnerable Colombians through education, recreation, sports, art, culture and the environment. ...

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South-South Remittance Flows from Argentina to Bolivia: An Unexplored Remittance Corridor

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:20

Argentina - IOM’s latest research on South-South remittances from Argentina to Bolivia published this week, confirms that Bolivian migrants sent home a total of USD 1.02 billion in remittances in 2012....

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South-South Remittance Flows from Argentina to Bolivia: An Unexplored Remittance Corridor

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:20

Argentina - IOM’s latest research on South-South remittances from Argentina to Bolivia published this week, confirms that Bolivian migrants sent home a total of USD 1.02 billion in remittances in 2012....

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Helping Cyclone Victims in Papua New Guinea

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:19

Papua New Guinea - IOM has just completed a distribution of relief aid to some 600 people in Papua New Guinea’s remote Northern Province, who were hit by a cyclone last month. The interval between the...

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Helping Cyclone Victims in Papua New Guinea

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:19

Papua New Guinea - IOM has just completed a distribution of relief aid to some 600 hundred people in Papua New Guinea’s remote Northern Province, who were hit by a cyclone last month. The interval between...

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IOM Plans Future Aid for Northern Afghanistan Landslide, Flood Victims

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:37

Afghanistan - All hope of finding survivors amid the metres-deep mud that covers the village of Abi Barik in northeast Afghanistan has been extinguished, and the site declared a mass grave for the thousands...

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IOM Plans Future Aid for Northern Afghanistan Landslide, Flood Victims

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:37

Afghanistan - All hope of finding survivors amid the metres-deep mud that covers the village of Abi Barik in northeast Afghanistan has been extinguished, and the site declared a mass grave for the thousands...

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Six Months After Super-Typhoon, Philippines Risks Another Humanitarian Crisis

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:36

Philippines -  Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, the strongest storm on record to make landfall, left a trail of destruction of devastating proportions when it hit the central Philippines in November last year....

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Six Months After Super-Typhoon, Philippines Risks Another Humanitarian Crisis

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:36

Philippines -  Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, the strongest storm on record to make landfall, left a trail of destruction of devastating proportions when it hit the central Philippines in November last year....

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Fewer Bangui Displaced Plan to Return Home: IOM CAR Return Intention Survey

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:35

Central African Republic - IOM’s 4th return intention survey of camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bangui in the Central African Republic shows that the number of people considering return...

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Fewer Bangui Displaced Plan to Return Home: IOM CAR Return Intention Survey

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:35

Central African Republic - IOM’s 4th return intention survey of camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bangui in the Central African Republic shows that the number of people considering return...

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South Sudan Asylum Seekers Flood into Ethiopia

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:34

Ethiopia - IOM has now provided transport and pre-departure medical checks for over 91,000 South Sudanese arriving in Ethiopia through the country’s Pagak and Akobo-Tergol border crossing points since...

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South Sudan Asylum Seekers Flood into Ethiopia

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:34

Ethiopia - IOM has now provided transport and pre-departure medical checks for over 91,000 South Sudanese arriving in Ethiopia through the country’s Pagak and Akobo-Tergol border crossing points since...

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IOM Aid Rushed to Afghanistan Landslide Site; Up to 2,700 Feared Dead

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 08:57

Afghanistan – IOM teams in Afghanistan are rushing tents, blankets and other relief aid to the scene of yesterday’s devastating landslide in the country’s northeastern Badakhshan province. Reports from...

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IOM Aid Rushed to Afghanistan Landslide Site; Up to 2,700 Feared Dead

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 08:57

Afghanistan –IOM teams in Afghanistan are rushing tents, blankets and other relief aid to the scene of yesterday’s devastating landslide in the country’s northeastern Badakhshan province. Reports from...

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Displaced Families Quit Southern Mali, Cities, Return to North

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 10:26

Mali - Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are continuing to leave Bamako and other cities to return to previously unsafe northern parts of Mali, mainly due to fewer security concerns, according to IOM’s...

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