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New Kerala
Eight lakh Rohingyas stranded in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar - newkerala news #282154food, safe water and sanitation in desperately short supply, the risk of waterb
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
food, safe water and sanitation in desperately short supply, the risk of waterborne and other diseases is palpable." The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has, according to the Daily Star estimated that more than half of the new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IOM Moves to Bridge Gap Between Police and SlumsInternational Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday launched a series o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday launched a series of training sessions aimed at strengthening the counter terrorism unit of the police to fight radicalism through community policing. The training, part of the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to visit India, Pakistan next weekand free trade. In Geneva, Tillerson will meet with the office of the United N
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
and free trade. In Geneva, Tillerson will meet with the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, International Organisation for Migration, and the International Committee of the Red Cross to discuss a number of the current... Read more
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Ekklesia
UN migration chief urges more support for Rohingyas fleeing Myanmarmore than half a million crossing into Bangladesh in just over a month,” said W
Ekklesia / Posted 2 days ago
more than half a million crossing into Bangladesh in just over a month,” said William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), on Wednesday (18 October 2017), as he completed a three-day visit to... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
UN appeals for more support for Rohingya in ‘arc of misery’more support for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma (Myanmar) in the “arc of misery
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
more support for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma (Myanmar) in the “arc of misery” between Rakhine State and Bangladesh. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) warned on Thursday that “thousands will suffer” if there is not greater... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Smugglers offer new routes to Europe for jobless Tunisiansis still a much bigger departure point for Europe with 108,000 reaching Italy f
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
is still a much bigger departure point for Europe with 108,000 reaching Italy from Libya in 2017, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). But Tunisian arrivals are on the rise with 1,400 in September, up from 1,350... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Smugglers offer new routes to Europe for jobless Tunisiansis still a much bigger departure point for Europe with 108,000 reaching Italy f
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
is still a much bigger departure point for Europe with 108,000 reaching Italy from Libya in 2017, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). But Tunisian arrivals are on the rise with 1,400 in September, up from 1,350... Read more
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Reuters
Smugglers offer new routes to Europe for jobless Tunisiansis still a much bigger departure point for Europe with 108,000 reaching Italy f
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
is still a much bigger departure point for Europe with 108,000 reaching Italy from Libya in 2017, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). But Tunisian arrivals are on the rise with 1,400 in September, up from 1,350... Read more
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The Hindu
Rohingya crisis worse than Syria’s, says UNThe Rohingya refugee crisis is worse than the exodus from Syria, William Lacy S
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The Rohingya refugee crisis is worse than the exodus from Syria, William Lacy Swing, Director-General of the UN’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM), says. The Rohingya exodus from southwest Myanmar to southeast Bangladesh is “man-made”... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Mediterranean refugee agency arrives to assist Rohingya in Bangladeshwith the other agencies on the ground, under the Inter Sector Coordination Grou
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
with the other agencies on the ground, under the Inter Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) coordination mechanism run by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). With hundreds of thousands refugees living in makeshift settlements with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Halifa Sallah On Sovereignty, Travel Clearance, Youth Employment, Waste Management, Drainage ... During Adjournment Debatemeet their economic needs," asked Hon. Sallah. He suggested that for those ret
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
meet their economic needs," asked Hon. Sallah. He suggested that for those returnees to be registered in collaboration the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to provide them with not only training but to give them money because the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Tunisian navy recovers 10 more bodies after boat collisioncoast, while 38 were rescued. According to testimony from survivors, there wer
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
coast, while 38 were rescued. According to testimony from survivors, there were between 70 and 80 people on board, the International Organisation for Migration has said. The incident has caused anger in Tunisia. The families of some migrants... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tunisian navy recovers 10 more bodies after boat collisioncoast, while 38 were rescued. According to testimony from survivors, there wer
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
coast, while 38 were rescued. According to testimony from survivors, there were between 70 and 80 people on board, the International Organisation for Migration has said. The incident has caused anger in Tunisia. The families of some migrants... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Life in pieces: What next for half a million Rohingyas stuck in the refugee camps?reason why it has been difficult for the big NGOs to access the area, according
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
reason why it has been difficult for the big NGOs to access the area, according to Mr Chris Lom, a spokesperson for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Still, international aid organisations have been criticised for their lack... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NAMs On Youth EmploymentYEP. The Ministries of Interior, Trade, Youth and Sport she said, are working
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
YEP. The Ministries of Interior, Trade, Youth and Sport she said, are working on a 3.9 Million Euro project with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), to strengthen the management and governance of Migration and to sustain the... Read more
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International Business Times
Endless tide of humanity: Photos show the overwhelming scale of the Rohingya refugee crisis in such a short space of time, has happened since 1994 in Rwanda," said Christo
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
in such a short space of time, has happened since 1994 in Rwanda," said Christopher Lom, Asia-Pacific spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). At the overcrowded camps, refugees have to make long treks and stand in long... Read more
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WA Today
Thousands of migrants stranded in Libyan smuggling hubhave been transferred from informal camps and housing to a hangar in the city s
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
have been transferred from informal camps and housing to a hangar in the city since the clashes ended on Friday, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said. The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said some 6000 had been held at the... Read more
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The Age
Thousands of migrants stranded in Libyan smuggling hubhave been transferred from informal camps and housing to a hangar in the city s
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
have been transferred from informal camps and housing to a hangar in the city since the clashes ended on Friday, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said. The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said some 6000 had been held at the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Thousands of migrants stranded in Libyan smuggling hubhave been transferred from informal camps and housing to a hangar in the city s
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
have been transferred from informal camps and housing to a hangar in the city since the clashes ended on Friday, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said. The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said some 6000 had been held at the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New wave of Rohingya refugees in Bangladeshhave reached 519,000 in total over the past six weeks - had slowed in recent da
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
have reached 519,000 in total over the past six weeks - had slowed in recent days to around 2,000 a day, according to the International Organisation for Migration. But on Monday witnesses said a fresh wave arrived by boat across a narrow section... Read more
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International Business Times
Photos: Sudden surge of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence and starvation in Myanmar in such a short space of time, has happened since 1994 in Rwanda," said Christo
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
in such a short space of time, has happened since 1994 in Rwanda," said Christopher Lom, Asia-Pacific spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). At the overcrowded camps, refugees have to make long treks and stand in long... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Migrants killed in sea collision with Tunisian naval shipare missing after a Tunisian naval ship collided with their boat, the UN migrat
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
are missing after a Tunisian naval ship collided with their boat, the UN migration agency said. Flavio Di Giacomo, of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), said on Monday that about 45 others were saved in a joint Maltese-Italian... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Migrants killed in sea collision with Tunisian naval shipare missing after a Tunisian naval ship collided with their boat, the UN migrat
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
are missing after a Tunisian naval ship collided with their boat, the UN migration agency said. Flavio Di Giacomo, of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), said on Monday that about 45 others were saved in a joint Maltese-Italian... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
At least 14 dead as Rohingya refugee boat sinks off Bangladesheast of Myanmar's Buthidaung township. Hossain's mother, his pregnant wife and
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
east of Myanmar's Buthidaung township. Hossain's mother, his pregnant wife and two children were all still missing. The International Organisation for Migration said some children on board had lost their entire families in the disaster and were... Read more
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Canberra Times
UN warns of cholera risk as Bangladesh plans massive Rohingya refugee campsyour inbox. Bangladesh, trying to cope with a potentially catastrophic emergen
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
your inbox. Bangladesh, trying to cope with a potentially catastrophic emergency at its border with Myanmar, has asked the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to co-ordinate the work of other agencies to build a mega-refugee camp on 1200... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
UN warns of cholera risk as Bangladesh plans massive Rohingya refugee campsyour inbox. Bangladesh, trying to cope with a potentially catastrophic emergen
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
your inbox. Bangladesh, trying to cope with a potentially catastrophic emergency at its border with Myanmar, has asked the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to co-ordinate the work of other agencies to build a mega-refugee camp on 1200... Read more
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WA Today
UN warns of cholera risk as Bangladesh plans massive Rohingya refugee campsyour inbox. Bangladesh, trying to cope with a potentially catastrophic emergen
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
your inbox. Bangladesh, trying to cope with a potentially catastrophic emergency at its border with Myanmar, has asked the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to co-ordinate the work of other agencies to build a mega-refugee camp on 1200... Read more
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The Age
UN warns of cholera risk as Bangladesh plans massive Rohingya refugee campsyour inbox. Bangladesh, trying to cope with a potentially catastrophic emergen
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
your inbox. Bangladesh, trying to cope with a potentially catastrophic emergency at its border with Myanmar, has asked the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to co-ordinate the work of other agencies to build a mega-refugee camp on 1200... Read more
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Reuters
Boat carrying asylum seekers from Myanmar capsizes off Bangladeshhave been rescued, he said. The rescue operation is continuing and it is uncle
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
have been rescued, he said. The rescue operation is continuing and it is unclear how many are missing, Tutol said. An International Organisation for Migration source confirmed the capsizing and said two people were dead, citing information... Read more
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dna
Boat carrying Rohingyas capsizes near Bangladeshhave been rescued, he said. The rescue operation is continuing and it is uncle
dna / Posted 13 days ago
have been rescued, he said. The rescue operation is continuing and it is unclear how many are missing, Tutol said. An International Organisation for Migration source confirmed the capsizing and said two people were dead, citing information... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Boat carrying asylum seekers from Myanmar capsizes off Bangladeshhave been rescued, he said. The rescue operation is continuing and it is uncle
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
have been rescued, he said. The rescue operation is continuing and it is unclear how many are missing, Tutol said. An International Organisation for Migration source confirmed the capsizing and said two people were dead, citing information... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bangladesh was alert against Myanmar's provocations: Sheikh Hasinaaid agencies say some 515,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh in six weeks si
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
aid agencies say some 515,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh in six weeks since the end of August. An estimated 2,000 Rohingyas are arriving in Bangladesh a day, the International Organisation for Migration... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Bangladesh's mega refugee camp plan 'dangerous' - UN officialsituation if there are a number of different camps rather than one concentrated
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
situation if there are a number of different camps rather than one concentrated camp." At Dhaka's request the UN's International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has agreed to co-ordinate the work of aid agencies and help build shelters at... Read more
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Sky News Australia
UN warns of further Rohingya exodusflee their country on a whim.' An estimated 2,000 refugees are still arriving
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 days ago
flee their country on a whim.' An estimated 2,000 refugees are still arriving in Bangladesh every day, according to the International Organisation for Migration. Charities have warned of a food crisis across the border and say 281,000 people... Read more
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SKY News
UN braced for 'further exodus' of Rohingya from Myanmarflee their country on a whim." An estimated 2,000 refugees are still arriving
SKY News / Posted 15 days ago
flee their country on a whim." An estimated 2,000 refugees are still arriving in Bangladesh every day, according to the International Organisation for Migration. Charities have warned of a food crisis across the border and say 281,000 people... Read more
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Gulf News
UN worries about more refugees as Myanmar reports ‘large numbers’ aim to goand flee their country on a whim.” An estimated 2,000 Rohingya are arriving in
Gulf News / Posted 15 days ago
and flee their country on a whim.” An estimated 2,000 Rohingya are arriving in Bangladesh every day, Joel Millman of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) told a separate briefing.Myanmar officials have said they attempted to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Another 138 Nigerians Return From Libyaabout 138 Nigerians on Tuesday returned to the country. The returnees were flo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
about 138 Nigerians on Tuesday returned to the country. The returnees were flown back to the country with the help of the International Organisation for Migration, IOM. The returnees, our correspondent gathered, were received by the officials of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Again 138 Nigerians Arrive From Libyamaking a total of 138 Returnees to Nigeria on the expression of interest to ret
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
making a total of 138 Returnees to Nigeria on the expression of interest to return to the country through the assistance of International Organisation for Migration (IOM) They were received by National Emergency Management Agency NEMA, having been... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vietnamese brides say 'I do' to South Koreafrom the rural areas are migrating to urban centres, leaving a shortage," said
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
from the rural areas are migrating to urban centres, leaving a shortage," said Paul Priest, acting chief of mission at the International Organisation for Migration in Vietnam. The bulk of women filling the marriage gap come from Vietnam's Mekong... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
300,000 Rohingya lack proper shelter: UNRohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 18 days ago
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and are in need of emergency shelters, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says. Tens of thousands of the Rohingya do not even have makeshift roofs over... Read more
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Adelaide Now
300,000 Rohingya lack proper shelter: UNRohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and are in need of emergency shelters, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says. Tens of thousands of the Rohingya do not even have makeshift roofs over... Read more
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Herald Sun
300,000 Rohingya lack proper shelter: UNRohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and are in need of emergency shelters, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says. Tens of thousands of the Rohingya do not even have makeshift roofs over... Read more
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Weekly Times
300,000 Rohingya lack proper shelter: UNRohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and
Weekly Times / Posted 18 days ago
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and are in need of emergency shelters, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says. Tens of thousands of the Rohingya do not even have makeshift roofs over... Read more
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The Courier Mail
300,000 Rohingya lack proper shelter: UNRohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have no adequate place to live in Bangladesh and are in need of emergency shelters, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says. Tens of thousands of the Rohingya do not even have makeshift roofs over... Read more
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Reuters
Rohingya refugees scoff at Myanmar's assurances on going hometold a briefing in Geneva. Refugees are still crossing into Bangladesh, though
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
told a briefing in Geneva. Refugees are still crossing into Bangladesh, though at a slower rate, a spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration said. A Reuters photographer saw smoke plumes on the Myanmar side of the border but... Read more
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Swissinfo
Rohingya refugees scoff at Myanmar's assurances on going hometold a briefing in Geneva. Refugees are still crossing into Bangladesh, though
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
told a briefing in Geneva. Refugees are still crossing into Bangladesh, though at a slower rate, a spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration said. A Reuters photographer saw smoke plumes on the Myanmar side of the border but... Read more
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Aljazeera
'I watched my son drown': Rohingya boat survivorwas looking to come ashore at an unguarded point when the boat capsized. This
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
was looking to come ashore at an unguarded point when the boat capsized. This was not the case for most sea voyages, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said. Hala Jaber, an IOM spokeswoman, said a majority of the fishermen only... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Myanmar refugee exodus tops 500 000 as more Rohingya fleesaid. "But at least, we feel safe here." Not all those who have fled over the
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
said. "But at least, we feel safe here." Not all those who have fled over the last few desperate weeks have survived. The International Organisation for Migration said more than 60 refugees were confirmed dead or missing and presumed dead after... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
‘What if these were my children?’: Small Singapore NGO hopes to return to Bangladesh with bigger impactteam. Separately, other groups in Singapore also have raised more than S$200,0
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
team. Separately, other groups in Singapore also have raised more than S$200,000 for the refugees in Bangladesh. The International Organisation for Migration estimates that more than 500,000 Rohingyas to date have arrived in Bangladesh since... Read more
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International Business Times
Dozens feared dead after Rohingya Muslims refugee boat capsizes off Bangladesh coast More than 60 people are feared dead after a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims flee
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
More than 60 people are feared dead after a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar capsized. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said 23 people were confirmed dead and another 40 are missing "and presumed drowned". The boat... Read more
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