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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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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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Dominican Migrants in Argentina: IOM Study

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 10:23

Argentina - IOM Argentina and the Refugees and Migrants Support Commission (CAREF by its Spanish acronym), an NGO working to defend the human rights of migrants and refugees, have agreed to research the...

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Dominican Migrants in Argentina: IOM Study

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 10:23

Argentina - IOM Argentina and the Refugees and Migrants Support Commission (CAREF by its Spanish acronym), an NGO working to defend the human rights of migrants and refugees, have agreed to research the...

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IOM Condemns Attack on Relocation Convoy to Northern CAR

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:22

Central African Republic – IOM has condemned in the strongest possible terms a grenade attack on a humanitarian convoy in Dissikou in the Central African Republic (CAR) that yesterday left two people dead...

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IOM Condemns Attack on Relocation Convoy to Northern CAR

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:22

Central African Republic – IOM has condemned in the strongest possible terms a grenade attack on a humanitarian convoy in Dissikou in the Central African Republic (CAR) that yesterday left two people dead...

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IOM Helps Communities in Northern Afghanistan after Devastating Floods

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:21

Analysis: Afghanistan is a highly disaster-prone country, with extreme heat, severe winters, landslides, mudslides, floods and earthquakes all commonplace. Infrastructure is poor, which means getting information...

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IOM Helps Communities in Northern Afghanistan after Devastating Floods

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:21

Afghanistan - IOM is responding to urgent needs in northern Afghanistan following devastating flash floods that caused widespread damage and displaced thousands of families. Heavy rainfall in the north...

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Response Toolkit Will Help Haiti Cope with Future Disasters

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:20

Analysis: Haiti is one of the most vulnerable countries to natural disasters. In addition to the 12 January 2010 earthquake, which led to the displacement of more than 1.5 million persons, the country...

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Response Toolkit Will Help Haiti Cope with Future Disasters

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:20

Haiti - A compilation of four years of lessons learned and best practices in emergency shelter response entitled: Disaster Response: Emergency Shelter, Housing and Sites. A Toolkit of Lessons Learned,...

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IOM Screens Documentaries on Migration at Spanish Cultural Center in Nicaragua

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:19

Nicaragua - IOM will this week screen two IOM-produced documentaries on migration at the Spanish Cultural Center in Managua. Construyendo Esperanzas: El Reto de la Reintegración (Building Hope: The Challenges...

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IOM Screens Documentaries on Migration at Spanish Cultural Center in Nicaragua

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:19

Nicaragua - IOM will this week screen two IOM-produced documentaries on migration at the Spanish Cultural Center in Managua. Construyendo Esperanzas: El Reto de la Reintegración (Building Hope: The Challenges...

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