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Mexico’s National Migration Institute and IOM Train Migratory Station Staff

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:24

Mexico - Working with Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM by its Spanish acronym), IOM is this week holding the first session of its training program for staff of 32 migratory stations and 26 temporary...

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Climate Change Could Rob World of Unique Cultures

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 10:56

Switzerland - The most profound effect of sea level rise could be the disappearance of ancient cultures and displacement from Small Island Developing States, warns IOM on World Environment Day. Rising...

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Climate Change Could Rob World of Unique Cultures

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 10:56

Switzerland - The most profound effect of sea level rise could be the disappearance of ancient cultures and displacement from Small Island Developing States, warns IOM on World Environment Day. Rising...

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Italy Copes with Over 40,000 Boat Arrivals in 2014

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:21

Italy - With the arrival of over 3,000 boat people in Sicily over the weekend, the number of migrants who have managed to reach Italy from North Africa since the beginning of the year is almost equal to...

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Italy Copes with Over 40,000 Boat Arrivals in 2014

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:21

Italy - With the arrival of over 3,000 boat people in Sicily over the weekend, the number of migrants who have managed to reach Italy from North Africa since the beginning of the year is almost equal to...

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ACP Observatory on Migration Highlights South-South Migration and Development

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:20

Belgium - The Africa Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Observatory on Migration is wrapping up four years of study on South-South migration and development with a high-level event in Brussels running from 3-4...

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ACP Observatory on Migration Highlights South-South Migration and Development

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:20

Belgium - The Africa Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Observatory on Migration is wrapping up four years of study on South-South migration and development with a high-level event in Brussels running from 3-4...

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IOM Opens New Housing for Haiti Earthquake Victims

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:19

Haiti - IOM last week inaugurated  45 houses in Carrefour-Feuilles, a poor neighbourhood in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince heavily affected by the 2010 earthquake. Funds for the project were provided by...

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IOM Opens New Housing for Haiti Earthquake Victims

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:19

Haiti - IOM last week inaugurated  45 houses in Carrefour-Feuilles, a poor neighbourhood in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince heavily affected by the 2010 earthquake. Funds for the project were provided by...

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Immigration Officers Trained to Register Migrants in Western Tanzania

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:18

Tanzania - IOM Tanzania is training a group of 40 Tanzanian immigration officials on the use of a biometric registration system recently created by IOM, in close cooperation with the Tanzanian Immigration...

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Immigration Officers Trained to Register Migrants in Western Tanzania

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:18

Tanzania - IOM Tanzania is training a group of 40 Tanzanian immigration officials on the use of a biometric registration system recently created by IOM, in close cooperation with the Tanzanian Immigration...

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IOM Receives New Ethiopian Diaspora Donation through USAIM

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:17

United States - The US Association of International Migration (USAIM), IOM’s non profit partner in the United States, has received another donation of USD 50,000 from the Ethiopian diaspora.  Since the...

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IOM Receives New Ethiopian Diaspora Donation through USAIM

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:17

United States - The US Association of International Migration (USAIM), IOM’s non profit partner in the United States, has received another donation of USD 50,000 from the Ethiopian diaspora.  Since the...

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IOM Condemns Attack on IDPs and Continuing Violence in Bangui

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:59

Central African Republic - The situation in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) took a turn for the worse on Wednesday: unconfirmed reports put at 15 the number of people killed and dozens wounded in...

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IOM Condemns Attack on IDPs and Continuing Violence in Bangui

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:59

Central African Republic - The situation in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) took a turn for the worse on Wednesday: unconfirmed reports put at 15 the number of people killed and dozens wounded in...

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Haiyan-displaced Need Better Conditions, Claims IOM

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:58

Philippines - Conditions for long-term displaced persons in camps and other settlements across the Visayas region of Central Philippines need to be rapidly upgraded to ensure the safety and psychological...

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Haiyan-displaced Need Better Conditions, Claims IOM

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:58

Philippines - Conditions for long-term displaced persons in camps and other settlements across the Visayas region of Central Philippines need to be rapidly upgraded to ensure the safety and psychological...

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IOM Study Highlights Afghan Displacement and Migration Dynamics; Nearly Half of Country’s Displaced Fleeing from Natural Disasters

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:57

Afghanistan - IOM has recently completed a study on displacement dynamics in Afghanistan, focusing on the movement intentions, needs and vulnerabilities of internally displaced persons (IDPs). The study,...

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IOM Distributes Hygiene Kits to Roma Families in Flood-Affected Bosnia and Herzegovina

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:56

Bosnia and Herzegovina - IOM Bosnia and Herzegovina this week distributed emergency hygiene kits to 120 Roma families affected by flooding in the region. The kits each contained 6 kg of washing detergent,...

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IOM Distributes Hygiene Kits to Roma Families in Flood-Affected Bosnia & Herzegovina

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:56

Bosnia and Herzegovina - IOM Bosnia and Herzegovina this week distributed emergency hygiene kits to 120 Roma families affected by flooding in the region. The kits each contained 6 kg of washing detergent,...

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