Helping Conflict-Affected Families in Iraq

IOM distributes tents to families displaced by recent military operations in villages in Multaquh and Yachay sub-districts, Kirkuk Governorate in Iraq

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IOM Monitors Italy Arrivals During Busy Smuggling Week

In February 2015 IOM has registered the arrivals of some 4,300 migrants—3,800 from Friday the 13th to Tuesday the 17th. Migrants have been rescued and brought to the ports of Lampedusa, Pozzallo, Augusta, Porto Empedocle, Trapani (Sicily) and in Calabria.

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Responding to the South Sudan Crisis in Ethiopia

Since the conflict broke out, IOM has assisted a total of 185,669 refugees in Ethiopia: 182,953 in Gambella and 2,716 in Benishangul‐Gumuz.

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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