"We should talk about 'Brain Circulation' and not 'Brain Drain.'"
William Lacy Swing, IOM Director-General at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015 in Davos, Switzerland.

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Demobilized former combatants in Colombia help the most vulnerable as part of their reintegration into society.

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Helping Refugees Crossing into Ethiopia

Since the conflict broke out in December 2013, the total number of South Sudanese refugees that crossed Ethiopia reached more than 194,847 individuals. IOM continues to provide emergency evacuation and relocation assistance, pre‐departure medical screening, and transitional shelter assistance to the refugees.

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Responding to the Ebola Crisis

IOM is implementing Ebola response activities in West Africa, focusing on health and border management strategies to strengthen control and response capacities to prevent the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

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The Life Caravan

In the past two years, IOM’s Caravana de la Vida (The Life Caravan) mobile health unit has helped more than 15,000 patients in 80 towns and villages in the Madre de Dios province in Peru.

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