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Death toll from boat capsize off Djibouti coast rises to 42 – IOM

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The death toll from a recent boat capsize off the coast of Djibouti has risen to 42, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said...
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At Least 20 Dead after Smugglers Force Migrants into the Sea Off Djibouti

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At least 20 people have drowned after smugglers threw dozens of migrants overboard early Wednesday morning during their journey from Djibouti to Yemen, the...
Migrants are rescued by the Libyan Coast Guard in Tripoli, Libya, Nov. 29, 2019. The Libyan Coast Guard on Friday rescued more than 200 migrants off the country's western coast, the International Organization for Migration in Libya (IOM Libya) said. Libya has become a preferred departure point for migrants hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe due to the insecurity and chaos in the North African country following the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

More than 150 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday that more than 150 illegal migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast. "Over 150 migrants...
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73 percent drop in migrants from Horn of Africa to Gulf countries via Yemen...

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The number of migrants from the Horn of Africa travelling to the Gulf countries through Yemen fell 73 percent amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according...
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340 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast – IOM

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday that 340 illegal migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast. "IOM staff are at the disembarkation...
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IOM appeals for UD$22.8 million funding to ease northern Ethiopia crisis

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, on Saturday appealed for 22.8 million U.S. dollars to meet the critical needs of...
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More than 90 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday said that more than 90 illegal migrants have been rescued off Libyan coast. "93 persons...
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Over 80 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast – IOM

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Friday said that more than 80 illegal immigrants have been rescued off Libyan coast. "Over 80 migrants were...
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86 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: IOM

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said that 86 illegal migrants have been rescued off Libyan coast. "Today 86 migrants, including 7 women...
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79 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast – IOM

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Sunday said that 79 illegal migrants have been rescued and 8 others went missing off Libyan coast. "IOM...
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Over 11,000 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast so far in 2020 — UN

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations migration agency, on Monday said that 11,891 illegal migrants have been rescued and returned to...
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Over 3,000 people die on migratory routes despite COVID-19 related travel restrictions: IOM

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday that as of Dec. 17, the IOM had recorded 3,174 deaths on migratory routes worldwide this...
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IOM, UNHCR Saddened at Deaths of Refugees and Migrants in Shipwreck off Venezuela Coast

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Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are deeply distressed by the death or disappearance at sea...
Over 26,000 migrants have been rescued in the desert since 2017 through IOM’s humanitarian search and rescue operations in Niger. Photo: IOM/Monica Chiriac

Thousands of Migrants from West and Central Africa at Risk as Critical Funding Ends

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is appealing for EUR 100 million to continue providing urgent protection and critical assistance to vulnerable migrants from...
Archival photo of migrant workers in Colombia. Photo: IOM/Rocío Sanz

IOM Launches Global Policy Network to Promote Ethical Recruitment

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) launched today (3 December 2020) a Global Policy Network to promote ethical recruitment and the protection of migrant...
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IOM rolls out new decongestion strategy in IDPs camps in Nigeria

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The International Organization for Migration(IOM) said it has commenced rolling out a new decongestion strategy that aims to reduce overcrowding in over 55 percent...
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Seventy Four migrants drown off Libyan coast: IOM

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At least 74 migrants drowned following a shipwreck off Libya's western coast Thursday, the latest in a series of tragedies involving at least eight...
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At least 140 people drown trying to reach Canary Islands from Senegal – OIM

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At least 140 died last week following the sinking of their boat off the Senegalese coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said...
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Beirut’s Migrant Workers Persist in the Shadow of the Blast

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The twin explosions in the Port of Beirut on August 4 exacerbated Lebanon’s deepening economic crisis, stranding thousands of destitute migrant workers without work...
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Increased support needed for enhanced Rohingya Response – IOM urges

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) stands with its UN partners and the international community in calling for renewed support to more than one...
Returnees

Voluntary Return: IOM, Republic of Cyprus assist 84 Migrants

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Cyprus and the Republic of Cyprus, in coordination with IOM Nepal and IOM India, organized the voluntary...
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Tragic fire outbreak: IOM steps in to rescue over 12,600 migrants and Children

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has taken another giant step by mobilising Emergency Assistance and transfer of Children After a tragic fire...
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Over 27,700 migrant Ethiopians return home since April amid COVID-19 pandemic – IOM

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More than 27,700 Ethiopian migrants have been repatriated home since April this year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. Between April 1 and August...
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326 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that 326 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast over the past week. ...
Rohingya Mother And Child Fleeing Myanmar In Oct Photo Muse Mohammed Iom

Three Years Later, Rohingya Refugee Resiliency Anchors Humanitarian Response and Accountability

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August 25 marks three years since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya men, women, boys and girls sought safety in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, after they...
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Lebanese president urges IOM to assist in return of Syrian refugees to homeland

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Lebanese President Michel Aoun urged on Monday Carmela Godeau, regional director for the Middle East and North Africa at the International Organization for Migration...

Libyan Red Crescent retrieves 22 bodies of illegal migrants

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Twenty-two bodies of illegal migrants were retrieved by the Libyan Red Crescent in the coastal city Zwara, chief of mission for the International Organization...

31 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast – IOM

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Monday said that 31 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast. "IOM staff are...

IOM reports 160 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday said that 160 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast recently. "IOM staff are at...
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Beirut Blast: IOM moves to meet needs of families made homeless

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is mobilizing to respond to the urgent needs of large sections of Beirut’s population who remain homeless after Tuesday’s...