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The UN Migration Agency (IOM) Media Briefing | 19 December 2017
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The NY art installation (including a virtual reality experience) received national media coverage (listen).

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Posted on Tue. December 19, 2017

Geneva/Manila – The MigApp is IOM’s institutional tool that leverages current technology and the widespread use of mobile telecommunications to bring a secure, objective and user-friendly downloadable app which serves as a one-stop-shop platform where migrants can access current, reliable and practical information and IOM services.

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Posted on Tue. December 19, 2017

Iraq – As the winter temperatures continue to drop in Iraq and nearly 2.9 million people are still living in displacement across the country, the Government of Germany has extended its partnership with IOM Iraq by injecting another 7 million euros to address the urgent humanitarian needs of those who remain internally displaced.

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Posted on Tue. December 19, 2017

Kyiv –  Temperatures in the non-government-controlled areas (NGCA) of the Donetsk Region, Eastern Ukraine, are set to drop as low as minus 20 degrees Celsius this winter. Security challenges in the region and the harsh socio-economic situation close to the contact line and in remote impoverished districts of NGCA, mean many vulnerable families cannot maintain a safe temperature in their residences. IOM, the UN Migration Agency this week (18/12) started distributing coal to people in need in the region.

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