IOM Helps probes into the deaths of Migrants

Investigations are proceeding in three countries following the loss of up to 500 migrants who sailed to Europe from the port of Damietta, Egypt.

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Struggling to Find Adequate Shelter in Iraq

IOM Iraq’s newest Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) report indicates that those displaced since August have sought refuge in less desirable forms of shelter.

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IOM Response to the CAR Crisis

There are currently 174,394 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in CAR, of which 65,024 are hosted in less than 37 sites in Bangui. Displacements continue out of Batangafo, Bambari and Boda.

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Crisis has long term social-economic effects


IOM has assisted 171,733 refugees in Gambella and 2,439 in Benishangul‐Gumuz since the conflict broke out in mid‐December, 2013. Ethiopia has continued to take the lead in accepting the highest number of refugees from South Sudan.

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Colombian “Chained Trafficking Victims” Video Goes Viral

Three cities, nine cameras and a team of professional actors joined forces to alert Colombians to the growing scourge of people trafficking in their country.

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IOM’s new global social media campaign #MigrationMeans continues

What does migration mean to you? Contribute your own stories and participate in a global dialogue on migration!

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Letter from a Refugee

This film features moving, honest interviews with a group of young ladies who have fled Syria. Watch how they describe the extreme fears, mental health issues and ongoing hope they experienced as young people in a war zone.

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