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Fatal Journey:
500 Migrants Drowned

Reports point to a growing death toll off Europe’s shores which this year already approaches 3,000. That’s nearly four times the figure from 2013, which IOM’s Missing Migrants Project estimated to be 700 deaths.

New Witnesses Provide Further Details of Shipwreck Tragedy
IOM Investigates Reports of Deliberate Drowning of 500 Migrants
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Crisis has long term social-economic effects for CAR

An IOM report looks at the political context of the crisis, the various types of migration in CAR, the impact of the conflict on migration flow, and the short, medium and long term socio-economic implications for the country.

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From Shoreline to Shelter

Tens of thousands were displaced by the fighting that broke out in Zamboanga city between the separatist Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Philippine army one year ago. And the humanitarian response in Zamboanga is made all the more complex by the culturally specific needs of the diverse displaced population.

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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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Helping refugees in Ethiopia

From the total of over 445,889 South Sudanese refugees who have fled into neighbouring countries, 187,206 have crossed into Ethiopia. This has made Ethiopia a country with the highest number of refugees in Africa according to UNHCR. 

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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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