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Displaced Families in Kenya’s Moyale Town Get New IOM Shelters

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:19

Kenya - Some 200 households (1,200 people) from communities displaced by communal conflict in Kenya’s Moyale town are set to benefit from new shelters built by IOM. Inter-communal fighting over resources...

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IOM, INTERPOL Combat Trafficking in Uganda

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:18

Uganda - Uganda’s borders are porous and the country is vulnerable to illegal cross border activities, including human trafficking and migrant smuggling. Between 2008 and 2013, 72 Ugandans identified as...

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IOM, INTERPOL Combat Trafficking in Uganda

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:18

Uganda - Uganda’s borders are porous and the country is vulnerable to illegal cross border activities, including human trafficking and migrant smuggling. Between 2008 and 2013, 72 Ugandans identified as...

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IOM, UNHCR in Yemen Seek Improved Protection for Migrants Crossing Gulf of Aden

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:17

Yemen - IOM and UNHCR have co-organized a two-day workshop: “Protection at Sea: Promoting Cooperation and Identification of Good Practices” hosted by the Yemeni Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sana’a and...

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IOM, UNHCR in Yemen Seek Improved Protection for Migrants Crossing Gulf of Aden

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:17

Yemen - IOM and UNHCR have co-organized a two-day workshop: “Protection at Sea: Promoting Cooperation and Identification of Good Practices” hosted by the Yemeni Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sana’a and...

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Somalia Builds Migration Management Capacity

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:16

Somalia - IOM this week met with officials of the Federal Government of Somalia, Puntland State and Norway to discuss advances in a 3-year Norwegian-funded IOM project designed to build migration management...

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Somalia Builds Migration Management Capacity

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:16

Somalia - IOM this week met with officials of the Federal Government of Somalia, Puntland State and Norway to discuss advances in a 3-year Norwegian-funded IOM project designed to build migration management...

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IOM Joins Climate Vulnerable Forum Trust Fund to Address Growing Climate Pressures on Migration and Displacement

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:40

Switzerland - IOM has joined a group of international agencies participating in the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) Trust Fund with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. The partnership aims to...

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IOM and UNCCD Launch Partnership to Jointly Address Negative Cycle of Land Degradation, Forced Migration

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:39

Switzerland - IOM and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the 105th session of the IOM Council, the organization’s governing body, which is...

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IOM and UNCCD Launch Partnership to Jointly Address Negative Cycle of Land Degradation, Forced Migration

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:39

Switzerland - IOM and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the 105th session of the IOM Council, the organization’s governing body, which is...

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IOM Council Calls for Enhanced Action on Climate Change, Environment and Human Mobility

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:38

Switzerland - Climate change influences human mobility patterns since it affects our livelihoods and the environments in which we live.  There are many links between climate and migration. It is about...

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IOM Council Calls for Enhanced Action on Climate Change, Environment and Human Mobility

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:38

Switzerland - Climate change influences human mobility patterns since it affects our livelihoods and the environments in which we live.  There are many links between climate and migration. It is about...

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105th IOM Council Opens in Geneva

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:05

Switzerland - The 105th Session of the IOM Council opened on Tuesday 25th November and will continue through Friday, 28th November in Conference Room XVII at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The meeting...

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105th IOM Council Opens in Geneva

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:05

Switzerland - The 105th Session of the IOM Council opened on Tuesday 25th November and will continue through Friday, 28th November in Conference Room XVII at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The meeting...

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IOM Fights Ebola in Liberia “Hotspots”

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:04

Liberia - Since the beginning of November, new and confirmed cases of Ebola have been declining in Liberia, with 10-20 cases reported daily. But Grand Bassa County remains a transmission hotspot. In the...

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IOM Fights Ebola in Liberia “Hotspots”

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:04

Liberia - Since the beginning of November, new and confirmed cases of Ebola have been declining in Liberia, with 10-20 cases reported daily. But Grand Bassa County remains a transmission hotspot. In the...

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IOM Joins Climate Vulnerable Forum Trust Fund to Address Climate Pressures on Migration and Displacement

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:04

Analysis: Climate change influences human mobility patterns since it affects our livelihoods and the environments in which we live.  There are many links between climate and migration. It is about the...

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IOM Fights Ebola in Liberia “Hotspots”

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:04

Liberia - Since the beginning of November, new and confirmed cases of Ebola have been declining in Liberia, with 10-20 cases reported daily. But Grand Bassa County remains a transmission hotspot. In the...

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UK Selects IOM to Manage Ebola Training Facility in Sierra Leone

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:03

Sierra Leone - IOM Sierra Leone has been awarded a 6-month GBP 4.19 million contract by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to manage an Ebola Training Academy in Freetown, Sierra...

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UK Selects IOM to Manage Ebola Training Facility in Sierra Leone

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:03

Sierra Leone - IOM Sierra Leone has been awarded a 6-month GBP 4.19 million contract by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to manage an Ebola Training Academy in Freetown, Sierra...

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