Posts Tagged With: migrants

Up to 50 Somali, Ethiopian Migrants Deliberately Drowned by Smugglers off Yemen

Early this morning (09/08), a human smuggler, in charge of the boat, forced more than 120 Somali and Ethiopian migrants into the pitching sea as they approached the coast of Shabwa, a Yemeni Governorate along the Arabian Sea.

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Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals in 2016: 230,885; Deaths: 2,920

IOM reports an estimated 230,885 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 6 July, arriving mostly in Italy and Greece. This means that since IOM’s last briefing on Tuesday, over 3,500 migrants and refugees have arrived in Italy and Greece. So far this year 2,920 deaths have been recorded, compared with 1,838 […]

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UNHCR and IOM Announce a Writing Competition to Highlight the Positive Contributions of Refugees/Migrants in South Africa

PRETORIA, South-Africa, April 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — To mark this year’s World Refugee Day the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), jointly with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), invites all young writers between the ages of 16 to 30, residing in South Africa, to enter a writing competition telling a refugee/migrant […]

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Ethiopia: Red Cross provides South Sudanese refugees with urgent life-saving support

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Since violence erupted in South Sudan in mid December, more than 95,000 people have fled to Gambella, in neighbouring Ethiopia, where they arrive exhausted, sick and in desperate need of support. The Ethiopian Red Cross Society, the ICRC, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red […]

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