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IOM's World Migration Report Shows Global Displacement Rising Despite COVID-19 Mobility Limits

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Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today launched its flagship World Migration Report 2022 which reveals a dramatic increase in internal displacement due to disasters, conflict and violence at a time when global mobility ground to a halt due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.

"We are witnessing a paradox not seen before in human history,” said IOM's Director General António Vitorino. “While billions of people have been effectively grounded by COVID-19, tens of millions of others have been displaced within their own countries.”

1 Dec 2021

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IOM and Partners Scaling Up Aid for Migrants and Refugees Stranded in Belarus

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Minsk - In response to the situation at the Belarusian-EU border, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and its partners have scaled up their assistance for migrants and refugees, providing humanitarian aid at the border and expanding voluntary return opportunities and other forms of assistance.

29 Nov 2021

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Includ-EU: New Website aimed at Enhancing Integration in EU

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To build more inclusive and cohesive European societies we are committed to the integration of third-country nationals. In October a website was launched encouraging intra-EU information exchange on good practices at regional and local levels. In the Netherlands, we cooperate with the Tilburg municipality to enhance labour market integration in the Hart van Brabant region.

24 Nov 2021

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Kick Off Collaboration KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation and Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH)

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IOM the Netherlands is happy to announce a collaboration between the Dutch KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation and the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH) in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The collaboration kicked off on 26 August 2021. In building linkages between institutions in this manner, it is hoped to build upon the individual expert assignments that are also undertaken as part of our Connecting Diaspora for Development (CD4D2) project. The cooperation will add an extra layer of institutional connectivity and knowledge sharing.

2 Sep 2021

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USD 24 Million Urgently Needed for Acute Humanitarian Needs in Afghanistan

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Geneva/Kabul – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched an urgent appeal for USD 24 million to boost its response to increasing humanitarian needs in Afghanistan, including hundreds of thousands of people internally displaced in the past two months.
"We are working to mobilize a scaled-up response to the most pressing, life-saving needs,” said IOM Afghanistan Chief of Mission Stuart Simpson.

27 Aug 2021

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