Survivors of Mediterranean Tragedy Arrive in Sicily

Survivors of what may be the worst tragedy in living memory involving migrants crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa arrived in Catania, Sicily just before midnight 20 April.

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Assisting the Most Vulnerable Displaced in Yemen

IOM teams continue to help vulnerable internally displaced (IDP) households with shelter and non-food relief items in Aden and Abyan governorates in Yemen.

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IOM Suspends Evacuation Operations
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IOM Director General Willliam Lacy Swing will speak at the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta, Indonesia on the 20th and 21st of April 2015.




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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