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IOM, the International Organization for Migration, has stressed that migrants taken back to Libya are provided with medical assistance. The organization informed of its assistance via social media channels. During one of the last landings of migrants who were intercepted by the Libyan coast guard, ...
African migrants who were detained in war-torn Yemen have described horrific abuses, including the rape of women and boys, at the hands of local security forces backed by the United Arab Emirates, an international rights group said Tuesday. Migrants from the Horn of Africa continue to travel to Yemen ...

"In 1998, internal displacement was recognized as one of the world's greatest tragedies and 20 years later, it still is," said William Lacy Swing, who heads the International Organization for Migration (IOM), marking the twentieth anniversary of the principles that identify the rights of internally ...
"Europeans should support, not smear, people saving lives in the Mediterranean, and remember that Eu and Italian policies are propping up a cycle of detention and violence in Libya, while groups like Proactiva are saving lives." According to figures from the International Organization for Migration, ... boat
A United Nations migration official called today for Facebook to police its site and its WhatsApp messaging subsidiary for use by abusive human smugglers. Leonard Doyle, director of media and communication at the UN International Organization for Migration, said that Facebook and WhatsApp ...

Christopher Gascon, the Mexico representative of the International Organization for Migration, confirmed that the exit permits, known as oficios de salida, do not stipulate from which border people must leave Mexico. "The caravan is not over," said Alex Mensing, a coordinator with Pueblo Sin Fronteras.
The members of the government of Uzbekistan met with the delegation of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) headed by the Director-General William L. Swing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan. During the conversation, the sides discussed promising areas of development of ...
Four migrants found dead off Spain, others missing: Rescuers. migrants Between the start of the year and Mar 25, some 120 migrants have lost their lives trying to reach Spain by sea, according to the International Organisation for Migration. (AFP/JORGE GUERRERO). 02 Apr 2018 07:19AM ...
About 1.8 million people, mainly from rural areas, have been displaced by Boko Haram-related violence in northeastern Nigeria (International Organization for Migration, Displacement Tracking Matrix, February 2018) and the impact on the food security and nutrition situation has been devastating. In 2017 ...
According to the International Organization for Migration, nearly one million Venezuelans have emigrated over the past two years and the numbers surged during the second half of 2017. During a press conference, the two presidents highlighted the joint work carried out between 2015 and 2016 to address ...
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is active in a number of Migrants' Assistance projects and Human Mobility data collection activities in the Horn of Africa and in the Arab Peninsula and this report aims at providing an overview of the trends observed in the second half of 2017 on the Western ...
Sallah was repatriated to The Gambia in April 2017 with the help of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). He soon set to work building an organization of Gambian returnees to warn of the dangers of the route and advocate for migrants' rights. “When I left The Gambia, I was hoping to reach my ...
But in the early 1980s women there started traveling to Italy to trade in gold and beads, and “saw a thriving market in prostitution,” said Kokunre Agbontaen-Eghafona, a professor at the University of Benin and a researcher for the International Organization for Migration. She believes this “founders factor” is ...
Isaacs, who works in relief efforts for the Christian non-profit Samaritan's Purse, was nominated in February to serve as director general of the UN's International Organization for Migration, a 169-member group whose mission it is to promote "humane and orderly migration" through assistance to both ...
US candidate for the head of International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ken Isaacs looks on during a press briefing in Geneva on March 19, 2018. (AFP) ... Isaacs is one of three candidates bidding to head the International Organization for Migration, the UN body whose role includes coordinating aid for ...
The lack of data on migrant flows perpetuates the invisibility of migrant women's deaths, the International Organisation for Migration said recently. A lack of reliable sex-disaggregated data perpetuates the invisibility of female migrant deaths, the International Organisation for Migration has said. Since it ...

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says the Mediterranean crossing is “by far the world's deadliest” journey for migrants, with at least 33,761 people reported to have died or gone missing between 2000 and 2017. Manal and her children are among those to have boarded a boat to Europe.
According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), they host more than 38 million international migrants (including registered refugees), ... co-chaired by International Organisation for Migration (IOM), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the League ...
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it had provided emergency assistance to more than 300 illegal immigrants rescued by the Libyan Coast Guard in three separate rescue operations on Saturday. On its Facebook page Sunday, the IOM clarified that the migrants returned to the Libyan ...
Over 4,740 people crossed the sea in January alone, while the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported 119,000 landed there last year. Italy deployed additional troops to counter migration and increase security last year, bringing their total deployment to 400. Last year, Interior Minister Marco ...
Some Nigerians recently brought back into the country from Libya have called on international organizations not to give money meant for their empowerment and training to officials of govenment. The returnees alleged that monies meant for them by European Union, International Organization for Migration, ...
Over 20 migrants feared drowned off Libyan coast: International Organization for Migration ... were missing and feared drowned Tuesday after scores of people seeking to reach Italy were rescued from unseaworthy boats off the Libyan coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday.
He said the UN was also concerned about other civilians who may have been injured or killed in the attack. “Two of the deceased aid workers were contractors with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), working as coordinators in a camp in Rann for 55,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Earlier in February, Washington proposed Ken Isaacs, a vice president of the Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse, as its candidate to be the next director general of the International Organization for Migration. But numerous anti-Muslim social media comments by Isaacs, for which he later ...
In this file image, an International Organisation for Migration (IOM) employee watches a migrant boat as it comes ashore at Lhoknga Beach, Aceh, Indonesia. ... confirm that he recognises climate change as a key driver of global migration, a central conviction of the International Organization for Migration.
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organi-zation in the field of migration and works closely with governmen-tal, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 169 member states, a further 8 states holding observer status and 393 offices in over 100 countries, IOM is ...
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) successfully carried out the first voluntary return operation from Tanganyika Province on 17 February. The return operation was preceded by a survey conducted among the internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in the ...
Communities in the Brong Ahafo region in Ghana last week participated in an outreach and sensitization campaign organized by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS). From 5 to 10 February, the communities of Sunyani, Berekum, Dormaa, Seikwa and Wenchi joined the ...
UNITED NATIONS (CMC) -- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a regional action plan to bolster its response to the exodus from Venezuela amid the worsening political and socio-economic situation in the South American country. The IOM said an estimated 1.6 ...
The UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) says 16,089 migrants and refugees have arrived in Europe by sea since the start of the year through April 8. It says the majority arrived in Italy, with the rest in Spain, Greece, and Cyprus. The number is less than half of the 33,355 arrivals in the region ...
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in the south-eastern Congolese city of Kalemie, continues the urgent relocation of internally displaced families from congested and unhealthy urban collective centres to a displacement site recently established in nearby Kalunga. The majority of the collective centres are ...
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said that it is continuing its efforts to help migrants in difficulty in Yemen to return home. In the last trip on March 12, a total of 41 Ethiopian migrants, and one Croatian, were repatriated from Al-Hudaydah and 144 Somali migrants were were repatriated ...
Ken Isaacs spoke with reporters Monday as International Organization for Migration member states prepare to elect a successor to William Lacy Swing as director-general in June. An intergovernmental body that became a U.N.-related agency two years ago, IOM has had only one director-general who ...
Some 16,000 migrants have received assistance in Libya from an AU-EU-UN joint task force. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has helped 15,000 migrants return to their countries of origin with EU support and the active cooperation of the AU. The work will continue in the coming weeks.
The U.N. agency, the International Organization for Migration, gets about one-third of its funding from the United States. “If you are looking for a competent person who cares and is experienced, Kenny has done the work, and knows the [nongovernmental organizations]—Doctors Without Borders and others ...
Euronews caught up with the Hanans in Athens, as they were getting ready to leave for their new home. After meeting up with other refugees and a representative of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), they headed to the airport. In total, 37 refugees took the flight to Paris and then on to Dublin.
Communities in the Brong Ahafo region in Ghana last week participated in an outreach and sensitization campaign organized by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS). From 5 to 10 February, the communities of Sunyani, Berekum, Dormaa, Seikwa and Wenchi joined the ...
... shower in two months from fear," said UNHCR spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly, in a statement. Close to 30,000 people arrived by boat to the Greek islands from Turkey last year, compared to 173,000 in 2016, according to figures from the International Organisation for Migration. Just under 1,600 have made ...
William Lacy Swing is the Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). He is a diplomat and a former United States ambassador, and a United Nations special representative of the Secretary-General. He spoke to EURACTIV's Editor-in-chief Daniela Vincenti. At the upcoming EU ...
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has distributed aid to some 3900 internally displaced persons in Libya over the past 2 months. The IOM clarified Friday through its account on Twitter that the aid included food and hygiene kits, which was distributed to the refugees and displaced persons ...
Ethiopian migrants gather at the International Organization for Migration center in the port city of Aden, Yemen, Jan. 2, 2017. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. See comments. Print. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND —. The United Nations migration agency ...
However, the UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) agreed to carry the cost of deporting the latest batch, providing the Ethiopians with food and medical care. Ethiopian media portal reported that the country's foreign ministry said ''Ethiopians who were detained in Mozambique have returned ...
And just last week, President Trump nominated Ken Isaacs who has made public remarks denying climate change—to lead the United Nations' International Organization for Migration, which has been at the forefront of addressing climate-induced displacement and migration. As environmental factors ...
The Libyan navy yesterday accused the U.N. migration agency of bias against the country, denying its report of migrant drownings off the Libyan coast two days earlier. On Friday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said 90 migrants were feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan ...
The State Department faces backlash for nominating a longtime Samaritan's Purse leader as the next director general of the United Nations's International Organization for Migration (IOM) last week. Current Issue. January/February 2018Subscribe · January/February · Read This Issue · Cover Story: Lord of the Night ...
After more than four years of armed conflict – and despite efforts to revive the peace process – humanitarian needs in South Sudan remain immense, as conditions continue to deteriorate. To address these growing needs, IOM South Sudan is appealing for USD 103.7 million in 2018 to provide lifesaving ...
... • Mass displacement: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) identified 1.32 million Internally Displaced People (IDPs); 528,939 due to natural disaster and 731,001 due to internal conflict. This figure has more than doubled since 2016. Meanwhile, the number of refugees arriving from ...
The International Organization for Migration estimates that some 2.5 million people remain displaced in Iraq, even as more than 3.2 million have returned to their homes. Many were uprooted by the Islamic State group's 2014 rampage across the country and the subsequent bloody fight to push it back.


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