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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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IOM Mexico Launches E-learning Platform on Human Security and Migration

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:18

Analysis: Due to its proximity to the United States, and the fact that it is used as a transit country between Central America and the US, Mexico has a unique history of migratory dynamics.  The main reasons...

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IOM Mexico Launches E-learning Platform on Human Security and Migration

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:18

Mexico - IOM Mexico and the Ministry for the Development of the Southern Border and Liaison for International Cooperation in Chiapas have launched an online training tool aimed at protecting and promoting...

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A Future Without Malaria: Healthy Migrants in Malaria-Free Communities

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 09:19

Switzerland - In 2012 there were some 207 million cases of malaria worldwide and an estimated 627,000 people died from the disease.[1] In endemic countries, which include some of the world’s poorest nations,...

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A Future Without Malaria: Healthy Migrants in Malaria-Free Communities

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 09:19

Switzerland - In 2012 there were some 207 million cases of malaria worldwide and an estimated 627,000 people died from the disease.[1] In endemic countries, which include some of the world’s poorest nations,...

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IOM Peru: Official Statement

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:30

Peru - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is an intergovernmental agency with 155 member states from every continent; IOM is not affiliated with any government agency or non-governmental...

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IOM Peru: Official Statement

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:30

Peru - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is an intergovernmental agency with 155 member states from every continent; IOM is not affiliated with any government agency or non-governmental...

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IOM Distributes Non-Food Aid, Health Care in Boda: CAR Conflict Town

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:22

Central African Republic - Over the past week IOM has distributed over 700 emergency relief kits including buckets, jerry cans, blankets, mosquito nets, mats, and soap to 1,400 households in Boda in the...

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IOM Distributes Non-Food Aid, Health Care in Boda: CAR Conflict Town

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:22

Central African Republic - Over the past week IOM has distributed over 700 emergency relief kits including buckets, jerry cans, blankets, mosquito nets, mats, and soap to 1,400 households in Boda in the...

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IOM Report Shows Coastal Populations at High Risk in Philippines Typhoon Zone

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:21

Analysis: The Philippines is on the front line of climate change and its coastal population is already experiencing greater intensity and frequency of adverse weather, including tropical cyclones and typhoons....

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IOM Report Shows Coastal Populations at High Risk in Philippines Typhoon Zone

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:21

Analysis: The Philippines is on the front line of climate change and its coastal population is already experiencing greater intensity and frequency of adverse weather, including tropical cyclones and typhoons....

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IOM Peru Trains Healthcare Teams Working with Victims of Human Trafficking in Remote Amazon Region

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:20

Analysis: Human trafficking normally goes hand in hand with other illicit activities which require forced labor and/or sexual exploitation.   In the past few years illegal gold extraction in the Madre...

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IOM Peru Trains Healthcare Teams Working with Victims of Human Trafficking in Remote Amazon Region

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:20

Peru - IOM Peru is this week holding a training workshop for healthcare workers in the remote Madre de Dios region in the Amazon who provide assistance to victims of human trafficking. Some 30 specialists...

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Caribbean States Meet to Debate Remittances and Diaspora Engagement in Development Policy

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:19

Belgium - IOM and the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP by its Spanish acronym), in cooperation with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States...

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Caribbean States Meet to Debate Remittances and Diaspora Engagement in Development Policy

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:19

Belgium - IOM and the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP by its Spanish acronym), in cooperation with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States...

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Stranded West African Migrants Rescued at Sea Voluntarily Return Home from Tunisia

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 02:38

Tunisia –  A group of 32 Gambians and 24 Malians rescued at sea off Tunisia en route to Europe have voluntarily boarded flights home with IOM assistance. The migrants were part of a group of 97 migrants...

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Stranded West African Migrants Rescued at Sea Voluntarily Return Home from Tunisia

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 02:38

Tunisia –  A group of 32 Gambians and 24 Malians rescued at sea off Tunisia en route to Europe have voluntarily boarded flights home with IOM assistance. The migrants were part of a group of 97 migrants...

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IOM Actively Participates in the 7th World Urban Forum Held in Medellin, Colombia

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 03:44

Analysis: Internal and international migrants are part of the challenge, as well as the solution, of rapid urbanization There are an estimated 232 million international migrants and 740 million internal...

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