Response to the Syria Humanitarian Crisis

Syrian refugee children take part in activities organized by IOM’s mobile psychosocial support team in Sarafand, South Lebanon.

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Relief Distributions in Iraq

IOM and UN partners continue to provide Non Food Items (NFIs), food items, critical medicine and shelter, while families urgently require additional shelter, health care and financial assistance. Majority of the displaced live in dismal circumstances, finding shelter in abandoned buildings, schools, mosques and amongst host communities.

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South Sudan Response

IOM is implementing a multi-sector response to provide assistance to the displaced in  Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites, collective centers and spontaneous settlements throughout the country. IOM teams are active in the Health, WASH, CCCM, Logistics and Shelter/NFI Clusters as well as in implementing refugee assistance and managing the Rapid Response Fund.

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IOM’s latest IDP Return Intention Survey indicates that 80 per cent of internally displaced people in Bangui, Central African Republic intend to return to their areas of origin in the next month, despite the challenges they face.

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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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