Helping Syrian refugees reach the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

IOM transports Syrians who recently crossed the Turkey-Iraq border to four camps in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). More than 70 buses were deployed and two or more convoys per day were conducted to accommodate the displaced. 

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Missing Migrants Project
Migrant Fatalities Worldwide: Almost 40,000 Since 2000

“Our message is blunt: migrants are dying who need not. It is time to do more than count the number of victims. It is time to engage the world to stop this violence against desperate migrants.” - IOM Director General William Lacy Swing

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Moving Families to Safety Before Afghan Winter

IOM helps families displaced by a landslide in Ajil village in Yawan district move to the provincial capital Faizabad, where they will be provided with land and shelter before the onset of winter.

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Slavery Doesn’t Look Good on You: “Fashioned for Freedom”

An awareness-raising fashion show celebrating brands that ensure nobody is exploited in the creation of their products took to the catwalk at St. Mary’s, Bryanston Square in London’s Marylebone.

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XIV South American Conference on Migration (SACM): “Immigration and Inclusion: A Challenge for South American Integration”

Officials from member countries and delegates from Mexico and Nicaragua share information on migration trends in South America, discuss policies and best practices, carry out consultations, and promote regional cooperation on migration issues.

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IOM’s new global social media campaign #MigrationMeans continues

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