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iTWire
Data for good – SAS joins fight against suicideefforts following last year’s devastating earthquake in Nepal. “Using SAS Analy
Data for good – SAS joins fight against suicide
iTWire / Posted 11 hours ago
efforts following last year’s devastating earthquake in Nepal. “Using SAS Analytics and United Nations Comtrade data, the International Organization for Migration was able to source metal sheeting needed for shelters so that displaced families... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Over 50 people killed in new South Sudan fightingemergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on F
Over 50 people killed in new South Sudan fighting
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 21 hours ago
emergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on Friday and Saturday, according to the International Organization for Migration. John Fredrick, a resident of Wau who was sheltering at a church compound, said his... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
More than 50 people killed in new South Sudan fighting: church officialemergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on F
More than 50 people killed in new South Sudan fighting: church official
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
emergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on Friday and Saturday, according to the International Organization for Migration. John Fredrick, a resident of Wau who was sheltering at a church compound, said his... Read more
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DW
Buildout of immigration fences in Europe endangers wildlife |are planned 349 kilometers of fencing - at least 167 kilometers of razor wire f
Buildout of immigration fences in Europe endangers wildlife |
DW / Posted yesterday
are planned 349 kilometers of fencing - at least 167 kilometers of razor wire fences are said to already be in place, the International Organization for Migration told DW. These cut out an area within the Dinaric Mountain range, which is home to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Italy recovers refugee ship that sank off Libya2015 was the deadliest year on record for those crossing the Mediterranean in a
Italy recovers refugee ship that sank off Libya
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
2015 was the deadliest year on record for those crossing the Mediterranean in an attempt to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration. In 2016 the number of deaths stands at more than 2,500 people, UNHCR... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killedemergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on F
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killed
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
emergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on Friday and Saturday, according to the International Organization for Migration. Since Friday, an estimated 12,000 people have fled to the U.N. peacekeeping... Read more
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The Columbian
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killedemergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on F
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killed
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
emergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on Friday and Saturday, according to the International Organization for Migration. Since Friday, an estimated 12,000 people have fled to the U.N. peacekeeping... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killedemergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on F
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killed
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
emergency assistance to displaced people in Wau following intense fighting on Friday and Saturday, according to the International Organization for Migration. Since Friday, an estimated 12,000 people have fled to the U.N. peacekeeping... Read more
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CBC.ca
'You can lose it all': War in Ukraine turns 1.7 million people into refugeesparents have found work in Ukraine's competitive capital city. But according to
'You can lose it all': War in Ukraine turns 1.7 million people into refugees
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
parents have found work in Ukraine's competitive capital city. But according to a recent survey by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) mission in Ukraine, fewer than half of such families in Ukraine even have... Read more
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DW
Italian coastguard and navy rescue 3,300 migrants off coast of Libya |which make it less of a risk to send the overcrowded boats out to sea from Liby
Italian coastguard and navy rescue 3,300 migrants off coast of Libya |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
which make it less of a risk to send the overcrowded boats out to sea from Libya's ports. More than 3,700 migrants died in the Mediterranean last year, according to the International Organization for Migration. jm/rs (Reuters, EFE, AFP)DW recomme... Read more
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Breitbart
7,100 More Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean Sea in Past Two Daysreduced arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of the year from th
7,100 More Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean Sea in Past Two Days
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
reduced arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of the year from the same period of 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Italy, on the other hand, has seen a steady river of migrant reaching its... Read more
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Times of Malta
Over 4,500 migrants rescued as calm seas return to Mediterraneanislands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 per cent during the first five months o
Over 4,500 migrants rescued as calm seas return to Mediterranean
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
islands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 per cent during the first five months of the year from the same period of 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. But arrivals in Italy continue at about the same clip as last year, and... Read more
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BBC News
4,500 rescued in Mediterranean in one dayhas reduced boat arrivals by 98% during the first five months of the year, comp
4,500 rescued in Mediterranean in one day
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
has reduced boat arrivals by 98% during the first five months of the year, compared with the same period in 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says. But arrivals in Italy continue at about the same rate as last year, the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Refugee rescues surge in Mediterraneanislands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 per cent during the first five months o
Refugee rescues surge in Mediterranean
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
islands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 per cent during the first five months of the year from the same period of 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. But arrivals in Italy continue at about the same clip as last year, and... Read more
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DW
In 40 operations, 4,500 migrants picked up from Mediterranean |saved a total of about 4,500 people in about 40 rescue operations," a spokesman
In 40 operations, 4,500 migrants picked up from Mediterranean |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
saved a total of about 4,500 people in about 40 rescue operations," a spokesman said. The searches are continuing. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Wednesday that over the previous week there had been 785 migrant... Read more
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Reuters
Boat migrant rescues surge as calm seas return to Mediterraneanislands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of
Boat migrant rescues surge as calm seas return to Mediterranean
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
islands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of the year from the same period of 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. But arrivals in Italy continue at about the same clip as last year, and... Read more
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The Star
Boat migrant rescues surge as calm seas return to Mediterraneanislands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of
Boat migrant rescues surge as calm seas return to Mediterranean
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
islands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of the year from the same period of 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. But arrivals in Italy continue at about the same clip as last year, and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Boat migrant rescues surge as calm seas return to Mediterraneanislands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of
Boat migrant rescues surge as calm seas return to Mediterranean
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
islands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of the year from the same period of 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. But arrivals to Italy continue at about the same clip as last year, and... Read more
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The Star
Boat migrant rescues surge as calm seas return to Mediterraneanislands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of
Boat migrant rescues surge as calm seas return to Mediterranean
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
islands has reduced boat arrivals by 98 percent during the first five months of the year from the same period of 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. But arrivals to Italy continue at about the same clip as last year, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Than 230,000 South Sudanese Refugees in the CountryAs of 12 June, there are 29,713 South Sudanese in the camp, according to the Su
More Than 230,000 South Sudanese Refugees in the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
As of 12 June, there are 29,713 South Sudanese in the camp, according to the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Response for the South Sudanese in Khor Omer continues. The provision of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia vows not to tow stranded Sri Lankans out to seato the boat suffering more damage," he said. "Part of the hull has filled with
Indonesia vows not to tow stranded Sri Lankans out to sea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
to the boat suffering more damage," he said. "Part of the hull has filled with water and part of the boat is sinking." International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman Paul Dillon added that "Mother Nature has forced the issue as it is... Read more
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Salon.com
Indonesia lets aid groups assist Tamil migrants in Acehefforts to refloat the beached vessel have ended with it tilted on its side and
Indonesia lets aid groups assist Tamil migrants in Aceh
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
efforts to refloat the beached vessel have ended with it tilted on its side and its engine inundated by seawater. The International Organization for Migration said Tuesday that Indonesia has invited it and the U.N.’s refugee agency to assist... Read more
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Rappler
Indonesia vows not to tow stranded Sri Lankans out to seato the boat suffering more damage," he said. "Part of the hull has filled with
Indonesia vows not to tow stranded Sri Lankans out to sea
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
to the boat suffering more damage," he said. "Part of the hull has filled with water and part of the boat is sinking." International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman Paul Dillon added that "Mother Nature has forced the issue as it is... Read more
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Breitbart
Sicily Becoming A Migrant ‘Catastrophe’on the island may be stranded there, Der Spiegelreports, threatening to turn Si
Sicily Becoming A Migrant ‘Catastrophe’
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
on the island may be stranded there, Der Spiegelreports, threatening to turn Sicily into another Greece. According to the International Organization for Migration over 48,761 migrants have attempted to sail across the sea from North Africa to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Undersecretary Receives Water Projects CoordinatorGovernment Chamber Siddiqe Gumma, received Monday at federal government chamber
Undersecretary Receives Water Projects Coordinator
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Government Chamber Siddiqe Gumma, received Monday at federal government chamber the Coordinator of Water Projects in International Organization for Migration Marcelo Hetho, within the context of the joint cooperation between government and... Read more
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Rappler
In Indonesia, a school for refugees by refugees as they await resettlementfor an additional classroom and learning materials. There are still far more r
In Indonesia, a school for refugees by refugees as they await resettlement
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
for an additional classroom and learning materials. There are still far more refugee children at home than in schools. The International Organization for Migration (IOM), which assists refugees with housing and other essential needs, applauded... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
More than 1,000 migrants killed in Mediterranean shipwrecks over last weeka 27-year-old Eritrean. "At this point I only tried to pray. Everybody was tryi
More than 1,000 migrants killed in Mediterranean shipwrecks over last week
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
a 27-year-old Eritrean. "At this point I only tried to pray. Everybody was trying to take the water out of the boat." The International Organization for Migration said Tuesday that 62 people were confirmed dead and another 971 were missing and... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Canada has been an inspiration for us': Italy attempts its own private refugee sponsorship programmay have been overlooked, and it's doing so without much red tape," said Federi
'Canada has been an inspiration for us': Italy attempts its own private refugee sponsorship program
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
may have been overlooked, and it's doing so without much red tape," said Federico Soda, a Canadian spokesperson for the International Organization for Migration in Italy. But replicating the program on a large scale means establishing more... Read more
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Daily News
Indonesia lets in stranded LankansThe Indonesian authorities have given the boat seven tons of fuel to continue t
Indonesia lets in stranded Lankans
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
The Indonesian authorities have given the boat seven tons of fuel to continue their trip. Meanwhile, UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are still lobbying the Aceh authorities to move the asylum seekers — including... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia 'lives up to its humanitarian responsibilities'Indonesian authorities are quite well prepared to deal with these boat arrivals
Indonesia 'lives up to its humanitarian responsibilities'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
Indonesian authorities are quite well prepared to deal with these boat arrivals," said Mr Paul Dillon, media officer at the International Organization for Migration (IOM). "When matters unfolded last May there were roughly 1,800 individuals who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Guidelines Aim to Help Migrants Experiencing Crisesor Natural Disaster, which were developed by the governments of the United Stat
New Guidelines Aim to Help Migrants Experiencing Crises
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
or Natural Disaster, which were developed by the governments of the United States and the Philippines, together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), were officially launched here Wednesday. The guidelines received strong... Read more
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BBC News
UN says refugee numbers at record levelcountry's readiness to accept refugees. More than 1,011,700 migrants arrived i
UN says refugee numbers at record level
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
country's readiness to accept refugees. More than 1,011,700 migrants arrived in Europe by sea last year, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), although other agencies put that number much higher. Some 35,000 arrived by... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Refugees in Indonesia tackle life in limbo through schoolfor an additional classroom and learning materials. There are still far more r
Refugees in Indonesia tackle life in limbo through school
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
for an additional classroom and learning materials. There are still far more refugee children at home than in schools. The International Organization for Migration (IOM), which assists refugees with housing and other essential needs, applauded... Read more
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Everett Herald
ISIS gets a black eye in battle for Fallujahal-Issawi, deputy head of the Anbar provincial council, said 63,000 civilians h
ISIS gets a black eye in battle for Fallujah
Everett Herald / Posted 11 days ago
al-Issawi, deputy head of the Anbar provincial council, said 63,000 civilians had fled the operation in Fallujah. The International Organization for Migration put the number at 68,000.They join hundreds of thousands displaced from other areas... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN chief urges end of migrant 'detention' in Greeceas well as the Mediterranean route from north Africa. Since the beginning of t
UN chief urges end of migrant 'detention' in Greece
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
as well as the Mediterranean route from north Africa. Since the beginning of the year, more than 2,500 people have died in the Mediterranean compared with 1,855 in the same period last year, according to the International Organization for Migrat... Read more
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The Star
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosulthe Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for recent I
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosul
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for recent Islamic State bombings in the capital. The International Organization for Migration said on Saturday more than 81,000 people had been displaced by the fighting in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
UN chief in Greece sees 'tremendous challenge' of migrant crisisyear, around 2,510 people have died in the Mediterranean compared with 1,855 in
UN chief in Greece sees 'tremendous challenge' of migrant crisis
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
year, around 2,510 people have died in the Mediterranean compared with 1,855 in the same period last year, according to the International Organization for Migration. The Greek government says over 56,000 migrants have been trapped in Greece after... Read more
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Reuters
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosuland the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for rece
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosul
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
and the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for recent Islamic State bombings in Baghdad. The International Organization for Migration said on Saturday more than 81,000 people had been displaced by the fighting in... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosuland the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for rece
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosul
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
and the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for recent Islamic State bombings in Baghdad. The International Organization for Migration said on Saturday more than 81,000 people had been displaced by the fighting in... Read more
95 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosuland the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for rece
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosul
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
and the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for recent Islamic State bombings in Baghdad. The International Organization for Migration said on Saturday more than 81,000 people had been displaced by the fighting in... Read more
95 related stories
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The Star
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosuland the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for rece
Iraqi forces open second front south of Islamic State-held Mosul
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
and the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for recent Islamic State bombings in Baghdad. The International Organization for Migration said on Saturday more than 81,000 people had been displaced by the fighting in... Read more
95 related stories
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Rappler
UN chief in Greece sees 'tremendous challenge' of migrant crisisyear, around 2,510 people have died in the Mediterranean compared with 1,855 in
UN chief in Greece sees 'tremendous challenge' of migrant crisis
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
year, around 2,510 people have died in the Mediterranean compared with 1,855 in the same period last year, according to the International Organization for Migration. The Greek government says over 56,000 migrants have been trapped in Greece after... Read more
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ABC News
Indonesia Lets Migrants Ashore After Week on Stranded BoatAmnesty International has said the minority Tamils may have been fleeing persec
Indonesia Lets Migrants Ashore After Week on Stranded Boat
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
Amnesty International has said the minority Tamils may have been fleeing persecution in Sri Lanka. Officials from the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations' refugee agency have been denied access to the migrants.... Read more
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Rappler
Will vetoed bill drive more PH nurses abroad?AYNLA added. Many Filipino nurses leave the country to work abroad. The latest
Will vetoed bill drive more PH nurses abroad?
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
AYNLA added. Many Filipino nurses leave the country to work abroad. The latest country migration report of the International Organization for Migration showed that in 2012 alone, 15,655 out of 458,575 deployed newly-hired, land-based... Read more
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The Columbian
Iraqi troops retake Fallujahal-Issawi, deputy head of the Anbar provincial council, said 63,000 civilians h
Iraqi troops retake Fallujah
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
al-Issawi, deputy head of the Anbar provincial council, said 63,000 civilians had fled the operation in Fallujah. The International Organization for Migration put the number at 68,000. They join hundreds of thousands displaced from other... Read more
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DW
Indonesia to tow stranded Sri Lankan migrant boat out to sea |appealed to local officials to allow the migrants, which include nine children
Indonesia to tow stranded Sri Lankan migrant boat out to sea |
DW / Posted 13 days ago
appealed to local officials to allow the migrants, which include nine children and a pregnant woman, to come ashore. The International Organization for Migration has a team at the site, including a translator and medical personnel, but they have... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Indonesian province prepares to tow migrant boat out to seaRights Watch. “It is a shame that the Indonesian and Aceh local government refu
Indonesian province prepares to tow migrant boat out to sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Rights Watch. “It is a shame that the Indonesian and Aceh local government refuse to assist these Tamil boat people.” The International Organization for Migration has had a team at the site since last weekend including a translator and medical... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Indonesian province prepares to tow migrant boat out to seaRights Watch. "It is a shame that the Indonesian and Aceh local government refu
Indonesian province prepares to tow migrant boat out to sea
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Rights Watch. "It is a shame that the Indonesian and Aceh local government refuse to assist these Tamil boat people." The International Organization for Migration has had a team at the site since last weekend including a translator and medical... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, US launch guidelines to protect migrantsand the US, the MICIC Initiative consists of Australia, Bangladesh, Costa Rica,
Philippines, US launch guidelines to protect migrants
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
and the US, the MICIC Initiative consists of Australia, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, the European Commission, the International Organization for Migration, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the Office of the Special... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Indonesian province prepares to tow migrant boat out to seauntil facing international pressure over the plight of Rohingya adrift at sea w
Indonesian province prepares to tow migrant boat out to sea
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
until facing international pressure over the plight of Rohingya adrift at sea with minimal supplies of food or water. The International Organization for Migration has had a team at the site since last weekend including a translator and medical... Read more
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