Joint Statement on Mediterranean Crossings

A tragedy of epic proportions is unfolding in the Mediterranean. We strongly urge European leaders to put human life, rights, and dignity first today when agreeing upon a common response to the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean.

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IOM Welcomes EU Council Decision
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Migrants leaving Yemen for Horn of Africa top 10,000

IOM continues to help migrants, refugees and Third Country Nationals fleeing the crisis in Yemen as they arrive in the Horn of Africa. 

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Re-assessing the Conditions of Lebanese Returnees

As the Syrian crisis continues, IOM and the Lebanese High Relief Commission (HRC) launched a project to register and profile Lebanese returnees from Syria to re-assess their condition and provide necessary assistance. 

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Continuous Support for South Sudanese Refugees

IOM has assisted a total of 189,058 refugees in Ethiopia – 187,116 in Gambella and 2,892 in Benishangul-Gumuz – since the conflict broke out in December 2013.

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Who are Your #MigrantHeroes?

Join us in telling their stories to the world through our #MigrantHeroes campaign! In many parts of the world, there is an increasingly negative perception of migrants and their contributions to society. We urgently need to change the lens through which people view migration.

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Name your #MigrantHero