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IOM Assists Probes into the Deaths of Hundreds of Migrants Lost this Month Off the Coast of Malta

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:52

Switzerland - Investigations are proceeding in three countries following the loss of up to 500 migrants who sailed to Europe from the port of Damietta, Egypt, earlier this month. The International Organization...

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Iraqis Displaced by Conflict Struggle to Find Adequate Shelter

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:51

Iraq - As the humanitarian crisis continues to mount in Iraq and the displaced population has increased, many families have sought refuge in less desirable forms of shelter. Early in the year when the...

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Iraqis Displaced by Conflict Struggle to Find Adequate Shelter

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:51

Iraq - As the humanitarian crisis continues to mount in Iraq and the displaced population has increased, many families have sought refuge in less desirable forms of shelter. Early in the year when the...

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Conference in Brussels on “It’s Amazing What Migrants Bring”

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:50

Belgium  - On Thursday, the IOM Country Office for Belgium and Luxembourg will be holding a special conference in Brussels to highlight the positive aspect of migration. The event will be at Espace Jacqmotte,...

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Conference in Brussels on “It’s Amazing What Migrants Bring”

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:50

Belgium  - On Thursday, the IOM Country Office for Belgium and Luxembourg will be holding a special conference in Brussels to highlight the positive aspect of migration. The event will be at Espace Jacqmotte,...

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Major Agreement on People Smuggling Signed with Indonesia Police

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:49

Analysis: The Republic of Indonesia is a key transit country for irregular migrant movements. It is the largest country in Southeast Asia, an archipelago comprised of more than 17,000 islands, with a total...

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Major Agreement on People Smuggling Signed with Indonesia Police

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:49

Analysis: The Republic of Indonesia is a key transit country for irregular migrant movements. It is the largest country in Southeast Asia, an archipelago comprised of more than 17,000 islands, with a total...

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Getting a ‘Head Start’: IOM Integration Conference in Rome to Focus on Supporting Migrants before They Leave Home

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:48

Hungary - Supporting migrants at the pre-departure stage of the migration journey will be tackled in depth tomorrow at a conference organized by IOM and partners in Rome as part of a project called “HEADSTART:...

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Getting a ‘Head Start’: IOM Integration Conference in Rome to Focus on Supporting Migrants before They Leave Home

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:48

Hungary - Supporting migrants at the pre-departure stage of the migration journey will be tackled in depth tomorrow at a conference organized by IOM and partners in Rome as part of a project called “HEADSTART:...

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Syrian Refugees in Jordan Receive Shoes

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:47

Jordan - IOM Jordan started this week the distribution of new shoes to 2069 Syrian families in Azraq refugee camp, in Jordan. Refugees often arrive in Jordan with only the clothes they have on.  Shoes...

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Syrian Refugees in Jordan Receive Shoes

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:47

Jordan - IOM Jordan started this week the distribution of new shoes to 2069 Syrian families in Azraq refugee camp, in Jordan. Refugees often arrive in Jordan with only the clothes they have on.  Shoes...

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IOM/EU Round Table on Standard Operating Procedures in Receiving Syrian Refugees Crossing to Jordan

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:46

Jordan - Last week (15 September), IOM and the European Union held a roundtable in Amman with the Jordanian Armed Forces/Border Guards and partners involved in the response to the Syrian crisis in Jordan...

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DG William Lacy Swing: World Must Vigorously Pursue Criminal Gangs Who Doomed Hundreds of Migrants in the Mediterranean

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:43

By William Lacy Swing Director General IOM Switzerland - News of up to 500 seaborne migrants being tossed to their doom near Malta — deliberately, according to eyewitness accounts — is merely the latest...

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World Must Vigorously Pursue Criminal Gangs Who Doomed Hundreds of Migrants in the Mediterranean

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:43

Switzerland - News of up to 500 seaborne migrants being tossed to their doom near Malta — deliberately, according to eyewitness accounts — is merely the latest chapter in a horrible story unfolding on...

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IOM Provides Transportation Assistance to Displaced Persons in Erbil, Iraq

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:41

Iraq - On 16 September, IOM transported 210 internally displaced persons (IDPs), (36 families), from Khabat, a city on the road between Mosul and Erbil, to a newly built camp in Ainkawa, a neighborhood...

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IOM Provides Transportation Assistance to Displaced Persons in Erbil, Iraq

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:41

Iraq - On 16 September, IOM transported 210 internally displaced persons (IDPs), (36 families), from Khabat, a city on the road between Mosul and Erbil, to a newly built camp in Ainkawa, a neighborhood...

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Peace Accord Brings Potential for Development in Southern Philippines

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:40

Philippines - The International Organization for Migration has outlined its proposed inputs into the recovery effort in the conflict-wracked Mindanao region of the Southern Philippines. At a high-level...

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Integrating Migration into the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:40

Thailand - Migration experts, ambassadors, activists and UN and IOM senior management met at IOM’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok yesterday for a discussion on the future role and...

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Integrating Migration into the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:40

Thailand - Migration experts, ambassadors, activists and UN and IOM senior management met at IOM’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok yesterday for a discussion on the future role and...

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Peace Accord Brings Potential for Development in Southern Philippines

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:40

Philippines - The International Organization for Migration has outlined its proposed inputs into the recovery effort in the conflict-wracked Mindanao region of the Southern Philippines. At a high-level...

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