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IOM Transports 400,000 Refugees from Syrian Borders to Camps in Jordan

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:38

Analysis: Almost three years into the armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, 6.5 million persons are internally displaced (IDPs) and 9.3 million persons are in need of humanitarian assistance inside...

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IOM Transports 400,000 Refugees from Syrian Borders to Camps in Jordan

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:38

Analysis: Almost three years into the armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, 6.5 million persons are internally displaced (IDPs) and 9.3 million persons are in need of humanitarian assistance inside...

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Destitute Returnees, Displaced in Northern Mali Need Urgent Aid

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:37

Analysis: The political turmoil and violence in Mali has decreased since August 2013, and with it the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs). However, a different challenge has emerged for humanitarian...

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Destitute Returnees, Displaced in Northern Mali Need Urgent Aid

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:37

Analysis: The political turmoil and violence in Mali has decreased since August 2013, and with it the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs). However, a different challenge has emerged for humanitarian...

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Destitute Returnees, Displaced in Northern Mali Need Urgent Aid

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:37

Mali - The Malian regions of Timbuktu, Gao and Kidal are now hosting nearly 196,000 returnees and 107,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and are in need of urgent need of humanitarian aid, according...

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IOM and IOE Announce Initiative to Combat Unethical International Recruitment

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:36

Switzerland - A Public Private Alliance for Fair and Ethical Recruitment is being launched to help protect migrant workers and their employers from abusive practices and combat unscrupulous recruitment...

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New Initiative Launched to Combat Unethical International Recruitment

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:36

Switzerland - A Public Private Alliance for Fair and Ethical Recruitment is being launched to help protect migrant workers and their employers from abusive practices and combat unscrupulous recruitment...

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New Alliance Launched to Combat Unethical International Recruitment

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:53

Switzerland - Recognizing that labour mobility is important for the private sector and that there is a need to involve it at national and international levels, the International Organization for Migration...

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New Alliance Launched to Combat Unethical International Recruitment

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:53

Switzerland - Recognizing that labour mobility is important for the private sector and that there is a need to involve it at national and international levels, the International Organization for Migration...

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Over 4,000 Irregular Migrants Arrive in Sicily in Three Days

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:20

Italy - An unprecedented 4,457 migrants and asylum seekers have reached Sicily in the past three days. On Wednesday 2,307 migrants landed on the island. A further 550 arrived on Thursday and today (21/3)...

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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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