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BBC News
Spain rescues 600 people in busiest dayincrease in crossings means Spain could overtake Greece this year in the number
BBC News / Posted 2 hours ago
increase in crossings means Spain could overtake Greece this year in the number of migrants arriving by sea, the UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) said earlier this month. Most are sailing across the 12km (seven-mile) Strait... Read more
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Rappler
Spain rescues close to 600 migrants at sea in one daycoastguards said earlier, adding that there were three times as many as in the
Rappler / Posted 5 hours ago
coastguards said earlier, adding that there were three times as many as in the same period last year. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), 8,385 migrants had arrived in Spain this year by August 9. At least 121... Read more
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dna
Spain rescues close to 600 migrants at sea in one daycoastguards said earlier, adding that there were three times as many as in the
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
coastguards said earlier, adding that there were three times as many as in the same period last year. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), 8,385 migrants had arrived in Spain this year by August 9. At least 121... Read more
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Aljazeera
Sierra Leone mudslide: What, where and when?than 3,000 people were left homeless and hundreds of buildings were damaged or
Aljazeera / Posted 13 hours ago
than 3,000 people were left homeless and hundreds of buildings were damaged or destroyed.What happens next? The International Organization for Migration released $150,000 in emergency funds. The UN said it was evaluating humanitarian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Niger Smugglers Take Migrants On Deadlier Saharan Routesin order to avoid detection after a government crackdown on smuggling, the U.N.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
in order to avoid detection after a government crackdown on smuggling, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it had rescued 1,000 migrants since April in Niger's desert north, a... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Sierra Leone appeals for aidof waterborne diseases such as cholera, typhoid and diarrhea”, according to spo
Manila Standard Today / Posted 16 hours ago
of waterborne diseases such as cholera, typhoid and diarrhea”, according to spokesman Stephane Dujarric. He noted that the International Organization for Migration had released $150,000 in emergency funds. Heavy rains streaming down a hill in... Read more
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The Manila Times
UN migration agency assists population in wake of devastating floods in Sierra LeoneNations migration agency released $150,000 in emergency, first-response aid rel
The Manila Times / Posted 16 hours ago
Nations migration agency released $150,000 in emergency, first-response aid relief for the West African country. “IOM [International Organization for Migration] is ready to work with Sierra Leone’s Government in any capacity it can, to respond... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Migration Agency Assists Population in Wake of Devastating Floods in Sierra LeoneNations migration agency released $150,000 in emergency, first-response aid rel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Nations migration agency released $150,000 in emergency, first-response aid relief for the West African country. "IOM [International Organization for Migration] is ready to work with Sierra Leone's Government in any capacity it can, to respond... Read more
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Aljazeera
Floods kill more than 300, fears rise for 600 missinginjured, registering survivors, and providing food rations, water and dignity k
Aljazeera / Posted 19 hours ago
injured, registering survivors, and providing food rations, water and dignity kits to those affected." He noted that the International Organization for Migration (IOM) released $150,000 in emergency funds immediately following the... Read more
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The Hindu
Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floodsof waterborne diseases such as cholera, typhoid and diarrhea”, according to spo
The Hindu / Posted 21 hours ago
of waterborne diseases such as cholera, typhoid and diarrhea”, according to spokesman Stephane Dujarric. He noted that the International Organization for Migration had released $1,50,000 in emergency funds. Heavy rains streaming down a hill in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Korea Extends U.S.$1 Million to Drought Victimsfor the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA). The remaining 100,000
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA). The remaining 100,000 dollars is extended to the effort of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to assist Ethiopian returnees from Saudi Arabia. Last year, the Korean... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Darfur Displaced Call On Sudan Govt. to Declare Cholera Epidemiccollaboration with the UN World Health Organization and the South Sudanese Mini
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
collaboration with the UN World Health Organization and the South Sudanese Ministry of Health, health teams of International Organization for Migration (IOM) are conducting cholera vaccination campaigns across the country. IOM said in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Despite Massive Repatriation, Nigerians Still Troop to Libyaover 2000 Nigerians assisted back home, more Nigerians still throng the North A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
over 2000 Nigerians assisted back home, more Nigerians still throng the North African country, Daily Trust can report. The International Organization for Migration (IOM), a United Nations humanitarian agency, has been collaborating with the... Read more
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The China Post
Libya defends banning foreign ships from 'search and rescue' zoneof migration so that people would no longer have incentives to risk their lives
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
of migration so that people would no longer have incentives to risk their lives on dangerous sea journeys.So far this year, the UN-backed International Organization for Migration says that 2,408 people have died trying to cross the Medite... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
NGOs halt migrant rescue operations, citing Libya 'threat'already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this y
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this year have landed in Italy, according to the International Organization for Migration. As of August 9, at least 2,242 migrants had died this year attempting the Central... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
NGOs halt migrant rescue operations, citing Libya 'threat'already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this y
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this year have landed in Italy, according to the International Organization for Migration. As of August 9, at least 2,242 migrants had died this year attempting the Central... Read more
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KECI Missoula
NGOs halt migrant rescue operations, citing Libya 'threat'already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this y
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this year have landed in Italy, according to the International Organization for Migration. As of August 9, at least 2,242 migrants had died this year attempting the Central... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
NGOs halt migrant rescue operations, citing Libya 'threat'already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this y
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this year have landed in Italy, according to the International Organization for Migration. As of August 9, at least 2,242 migrants had died this year attempting the Central... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
NGOs halt migrant rescue operations, citing Libya 'threat'already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this y
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this year have landed in Italy, according to the International Organization for Migration. As of August 9, at least 2,242 migrants had died this year attempting the Central... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
NGOs halt migrant rescue operations, citing Libya 'threat'already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this y
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
already treacherous journey. The vast majority of those reaching Europe this year have landed in Italy, according to the International Organization for Migration. As of August 9, at least 2,242 migrants had died this year attempting the Central... Read more
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ABC News
Migrant sea arrivals rising in Spain, could outpace Greecethat some experts think the country could overtake Greece in the number of newc
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
that some experts think the country could overtake Greece in the number of newcomers arriving by boat this year. The International Organization for Migration says 8,385 migrants have reached Spain by sea so far this year, more than double the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Anti-ISIS forces link up in south Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokesman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July were on... Read more
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Breitbart
UN Warns Spain Could Overtake Greece as Number of Migrants Pouring in Triplesmay soon overtake Greece as the second major entry point to Europe, according t
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
may soon overtake Greece as the second major entry point to Europe, according to the United Nations Migration Agency. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) — incorporated into the UN system in late 2016 — says the number of migrants... Read more
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Aljazeera
Displaced Syrians heading home in larger numbers: IOMcivil war in their country are heading home in larger numbers, according to a m
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
civil war in their country are heading home in larger numbers, according to a migration agency. The Switzerland-based International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday that nearly 603,000 Syrian refugees have set off to return to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
US-backed Syrian fighters link up from east, west in Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
backed Syrian fighters link up from east, west in Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
backed Syrian fighters link up from east, west in Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
backed Syrian fighters link up from east, west in Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Photos reveal supplies carried by migrants who landed on Spanish beachstruck with Turkey to keep migrants there. Speaking yesterday with the heads o
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
struck with Turkey to keep migrants there. Speaking yesterday with the heads of the United Nations' refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration, Merkel said she hoped a similar arrangement could be worked out with Libya, another... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
backed Syrian fighters link up from east, west in Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Migrant sea arrivals rising in Spain, could outpace Greecethat some experts think the country could overtake Greece in the number of newc
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
that some experts think the country could overtake Greece in the number of newcomers arriving by boat this year. The International Organization for Migration says 8,385 migrants have reached Spain by sea so far this year, more than double the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Migrant sea arrivals rising in Spain, could outpace Greecethat some experts think the country could overtake Greece in the number of newc
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
that some experts think the country could overtake Greece in the number of newcomers arriving by boat this year. The International Organization for Migration says 8,385 migrants have reached Spain by sea so far this year, more than double the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
US-backed Syrian fighters pressure IS militants in Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Migrant sea arrivals up sharply in Spain in 2017saying the country could overtake Greece in the number of migrants arriving by
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
saying the country could overtake Greece in the number of migrants arriving by sea this year. The latest figures from the International Organization for Migration showed 8,385 migrants had arrived by sea to Spain this year, more than double that... Read more
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FOX News
backed Syrian fighters pressure ISIS militants in Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Migrant sea arrivals up sharply in Spain in 2017saying the country could overtake Greece in the number of migrants arriving by
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
saying the country could overtake Greece in the number of migrants arriving by sea this year. The latest figures from the International Organization for Migration showed 8,385 migrants had arrived by sea to Spain this year, more than double that... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Tukey restricts traffic at crossing with Syriato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon says the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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CTV News
U.S.-backed Syrian fighters pressure ISIS militants in Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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Daily Herald
Russia weighs in on North Korea war rhetoricattends a news conference with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Fi
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
attends a news conference with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and Director General of the International Organization for Migration William Lacy Swing after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
US-backed Syrian fighters pressure IS militants in Raqqato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Tukey restricts traffic at crossing with Syriato their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon says the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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Reuters
More Syrians returning home, still outnumbered by fresh displacementsto check on property or because they had been in places where the economic and
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
to check on property or because they had been in places where the economic and other conditions were deteriorating, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. "The returns are not confirmed as voluntary, safe or sustainable," IOM... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Merkel: More needed to address migration causesstruck with Turkey to keep migrants there. Speaking Friday with the heads of t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
struck with Turkey to keep migrants there. Speaking Friday with the heads of the United Nations' refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration, Merkel said she hoped a similar arrangement could be worked out with Libya, another... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel meets UN refugee, migration heads |UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and International Organization
DW / Posted 5 days ago
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and International Organization for Migration (IOM) Director General William Lacy Swing met Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday. It was one of her first appointments after returning from her... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Smugglers Throw 300 African Migrants Off Boats Headed to Yemen - UN Agencyinto the sea when he saw some 'authority types' near the coast," said Laurent d
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
into the sea when he saw some 'authority types' near the coast," said Laurent de Boeck, the Yemen Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). "They also told us that the smuggler has already returned to Somalia to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Secretary-General 'Heartbroken' Over Drowning of Migrants Off Yemenforced nearly 300 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia overboard from two separat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
forced nearly 300 migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia overboard from two separate boats Wednesday and Thursday. The International Organization for Migration says at least 56 migrants drowned, with many of them buried in shallow graves on the... Read more
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FOX News
600,000 Syrians returned home in 2017, more fledto their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon says the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
600,000 Syrians returned home in 2017, more fledto their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
to their homes this year, citing an increasing trend of returns while warning the situation remains "not sustainable." International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon says the 602,759 returns between January and July was on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Smugglers filmed dropping off migrants on JETSKI in Spaininflatable boat coming ashore in Cadiz It is believed migrants crossed the Str
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
inflatable boat coming ashore in Cadiz It is believed migrants crossed the Strait of Gibraltar from Northern Africa International Organization for Migration warned Spain could overtake Greece as migrant destination One man - said to be a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Smugglers throw migrants into the sea near Yemen to avoid detectionand Somali migrants - managed to make their way to Shabwa, a southern province
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
and Somali migrants - managed to make their way to Shabwa, a southern province along Yemen's Arabian Sea coastline, the International Organization for Migration said. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the migrants who were forced from boats... Read more
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