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IOM releases updated profiles of displacement sites in Central African Republic

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:26

Central African Republic - IOM has released updated profiles of 54 displacement sites in Bangui, CAR. Due to escalating violence in CAR, there are now approximately 276,500 displacedpeople (IDPs) living...

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IOM releases updated profiles of displacement sites in Central African Republic

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:26

Central African Republic - IOM has released updated profiles of 54 displacement sites in Bangui, CAR. Due to escalating violence in CAR, there are now approximately 276,500 displacedpeople (IDPs) living...

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IOM helps cyclone-affected population in Puntland to fight malaria

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:25

Somalia - Following a malaria outbreak in a cyclone-affected area of Puntland, Somalia, IOM, in coordination with the Puntland health authorities and UN agencies, has distributed a total of 3,050 mosquito...

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IOM helps cyclone-affected population in Puntland to fight malaria

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:25

Somalia - Following a malaria outbreak in a cyclone-affected area of Puntland, Somalia, IOM, in coordination with the Puntland health authorities and UN agencies, has distributed a total of 3,050 mosquito...

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IOM helps cyclone-affected population in Puntland to fight malaria

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:25

Somalia - Following a malaria outbreak in a cyclone-affected area of Puntland, Somalia, IOM, in coordination with the Puntland health authorities and UN agencies, has distributed a total of 3,050 mosquito...

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Nine Ethiopian migrants die at sea, eight others missing

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:24

Djibouti - At least nine Ethiopian migrants drowned after a boat ferrying them capsized in the Gulf of Aden, north of Obock City in Djibouti, the night of 26th February. It is believed that 17 people were...

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Nine Ethiopian migrants die at sea, eight others missing

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:24

Djibouti - At least nine Ethiopian migrants drowned after a boat ferrying them capsized in the Gulf of Aden, north of Obock City in Djibouti, the night of 26th February. It is believed that 17 people were...

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Ethiopian diaspora backs IOM to help migrants returning home

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:23

United States - The Ethiopian diaspora in the United States, Canada and Europe is continuing to support IOM efforts to help fellow Ethiopians returning home from Saudi Arabia. The latest show of support...

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IOM Tanzania Organizes Workshop on Return Management

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:22

Tanzania - IOM Tanzania, in close collaboration with the Tanzanian Regional Immigration Training Academy and IOM African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), is this week organizing a six-day workshop on “Return...

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IOM reaches over 1.3 million affected people in Syria, despite conflict

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:18

Syria - With the conflict in Syria soon entering its fourth year, the humanitarian situation inside the country continues to deteriorate. An estimated 9.3 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian...

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IOM Ethiopia starts boat relocation of South Sudan refugees from Akobo-Tergol to Pugnido

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:17

Ethiopia - IOM Ethiopia last week safely relocated 425 South Sudanese refugees by boat and bus from Akobo-Tergol to Pugnido camp in Gambella region 430 km away. The two-day journey for the ethnic Anuak...

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IOM, UNHCR begin return intention survey in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:16

Kenya - IOM, in partnership with UNHCR, has begun a comprehensive four-month return intention survey of Somali refugees living in the Dadaab refugee complex. In the framework of the tripartite agreement...

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UK-funded Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration project launched in Greece

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:15

Greece - A UKL 2 million British government-funded two-year Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) project implemented by IOM, in close cooperation with the Greek Government, was launched in...

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IOM to help Philippines government protect migrants in trouble overseas

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:22

Philippines - Filipino migrants, currently numbering over 10.4 million, can be found working in thousands of different occupations in almost every country in the world. This huge overseas migrant workforce...

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IOM to help Philippines government protect migrants in trouble overseas

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:22

Philippines - Filipino migrants, currently numbering over 10.4 million, can be found working in thousands of different occupations in almost every country in the world. This huge overseas migrant workforce...

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IOM Reinforces Teams at Southern Chad Border Crossings to Help Thousands of Migrants Arriving from Central African Republic

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 05:07

Chad - Today (21/2) thirty Chadian trucks loaded with 1,800 evacuees and their belongings arrived at the Chadian border town of Sido, after a two-day trip from the Central African Republic (CAR) capital...

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IOM Reinforces Teams at Southern Chad Border Crossings to Help Thousands of Migrants Arriving from Central African Republic

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 05:07

Chad - Today (21/2) thirty Chadian trucks loaded with 1,800 evacuees and their belongings arrived at the Chadian border town of Sido, after a two-day trip from the Central African Republic (CAR) capital...

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IOM provides life-saving transport for refugees from South Sudan

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:40

South Africa - Since the outbreak of violence in South Sudan in mid-December 2013, IOM has been providing life-saving transport from the borders for thousands of South Sudanese refugees fleeing into neighbouring...

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IOM provides life-saving transport for refugees from South Sudan

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:40

South Africa - Since the outbreak of violence in South Sudan in mid-December 2013, IOM has been providing life-saving transport from the borders for thousands of South Sudanese refugees fleeing into neighbouring...

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Sweden backs IOM support for mobile and vulnerable populations in Zimbabwe

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:39

Zimbabwe - The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and IOM Zimbabwe have signed a two-year SEK 20 million (USD 3 million) funding agreement. The funding will strengthen IOM and...

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