Showing posts with label IOM. Show all posts
Showing posts with label IOM. Show all posts

Thursday, September 28, 2017

EU rolls out new plan to resettle 50,000 refugees in two years

2,654 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year
The European Commission rolled out a new scheme on Wednesday to bring at least 50,000 refugees to Europe over the next two years, in a bid to curb illegal human smuggling in the Mediterranean.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

L'Italie accusée de payer un groupe armé en Libye pour juguler le flux migratoire

le flux migratoire
Le gouvernement italien a conclu un accord secret avec un groupe armé libyen, se faisant appeler "Brigade 48", pour empêcher les départs des migrants, rapporte De Standaard jeudi sur la foi de témoignages de "quatre sources bien informées".

Friday, May 12, 2017

Plus de 50 000 migrants sont arrivés par mer en Europe depuis janvier

La barre des 50 000 migrants arrivés par la mer en Europe depuis début janvier a été franchie. Près de 85% d'entre eux ont rejoint l'Italie, a indiqué vendredi l'ONU à Genève.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Over 80,000 Iraqis displaced in west Mosul fighting

More than 80,000 people have fled west Mosul since the battle to retake the area began last month, the International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday.

Friday, September 2, 2016

2016 deadliest year for migrants crossing Central Mediterranean

One in every 42 migrants who crossed the Central Mediterranean route separating North Africa and Italy has died this year, up from one in every 52 in 2015, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reported Friday.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Saturday, August 6, 2016

UN cranes deliver supplies across Jordan - Syrian border

The World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) have been using huge cranes to deliver food, and hygiene kits from the Jordan to displaced persons in Syria -- over a "berm" that separates the two countries, a UN spokesman told reporters here Friday.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Bodies of 120 refugees found on Libya shores in 10 days

The bodies of 120 refugees have washed up on the shores of Libya in the past 10 days, from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean that were not previously known, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Monday, June 20, 2016

The number of refugees worldwide reached a record 65 million people

According to the UN, by the end of 2015 65,3 million people became refugees, asylum seekers or were forced to find another place to stay in the country, reports the BBC.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Migrant sea arrivals in EU rise despite newly deployed NATO vessels

Despite the presence of NATO ships in the eastern Mediterranean, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported Tuesday that the influx of refugees and migrants in Europe is still growing, with 141,141 maritime arrivals recorded since the start of 2016.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Almost 135,000 migrants reach EU by sea in 2016 (IOM)

Some 134,905 refugees and migrants have reached European soil by sea since the beginning of the year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Friday, December 4, 2015

Situation on Greek - FYROM [***] border sparks concern: IOM

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported Friday that the situation on Greece's border with the F.Y.R.O.M. (FYROM) is becoming extremely tense amid protests and sporadic rioting by stranded migrants and refugees.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Greece, Italy witness drop in refugee, migrant arrivals (IOM)

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that a significant decrease in the number of refugees and migrants reaching Greek soil over the weekend had been observed, with only 155 people arriving to the Greek islands by sea on Sunday.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

EU offers African nations $1.8 billion to address migration

A group of more than 60 leaders from Africa and the European Union are meeting Wednesday and Thursday in Malta in an attempt to improve their response to the migration crisis that has sent hundreds of thousands of people fleeing to Europe this year.

Migrant, refugee relocations in EU continue

As the number of migrant and refugee sea arrivals in Europe reaches 800,000 this year, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported Tuesday that asylum seeker relocations are continuing in a bid to reduce the pressure on EU entry point countries with external borders.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Greek coastguard rescues 242 migrants as boat sinks...

 The Greek coastguard rescued 242 migrants when their wooden boat sank north of the island of Lesbos on Wednesday, but at least three drowned, including two small boys, authorities said.

Friday, October 23, 2015

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...