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IOM reports 160 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast

Tripoli/Xinhua: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday said that 160 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast recently.

2019: A deadly year for migrants crossing the Americas

New York/IBNS: More than 800 people died last year crossing deserts, rivers and remote lands while migrating across the Americas, making 2019 one of deadliest years on record, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday.

Nearly 1,600 migrant children reported dead, missing between 2014 to 2018: IOM

Moscow, June 29 (Sputnik/UNI) Nearly 1,600 children of migrant parents have been reported missing or dead between 2014 to 2018, a report released on Friday by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.

Thousands flee fresh violence in South Sudan, many ‘suffering from trauma’

New York, Feb 13 (IBNS): Over the past few days thousands of desperate civilians have been fleeing a fresh outbreak of violence in South Sudan’s Equatoria state, seeking safety in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), many “suffering from trauma.”

UN migration agency builds temporary safe havens to shelter Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

New York, Nov 21 (IBNS): The United Nations migration agency said on Tuesday that it has upgraded structures in Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps as temporary accommodations for emergency situations.

Rohingya refugee shelters ‘washed away’ in Bangladesh monsoon rains: UN agency

New York, June 12 (IBNS): Two days of heavy monsoon rains have caused severe structural damage to camps in Bangladesh hosting one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Monday

IOM: Humanitarian agencies prepare for increased displacement of drought-affected Somalis into Ethiopia

Ethiopia, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): As severe food insecurity continues to rise due to the worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are being forced to leave their homes in search of water, food and pasture. The Government of Ethiopia and the humanitarian community are planning for the potential arrival of 50,000 Somalis in the border regions of Ethiopia.

IOM launches USD 24.6 million drought appeal for Somalia

Somalia, Mar 5 (Just Earth News): In order to meet the emergency needs of over a million Somalis affected by drought, IOM in Somalia is scaling up lifesaving interventions throughout the country and appealing to international donors for funding.

1,000 more migrant deaths in Mediterranean compared to same period last year

New York, Nov 18 (IBNS): IOM reports that an estimated 350 migrants are missing, presumed dead after at least six incidents in the Mediterranean in the past three days.