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Sana’a – The military offensive on Yemen’s busy port city of Hodeidah, which began yesterday (13/08), is putting the lives of 600,000 people at risk.

Mexico City - 32 officials from 10 countries that make up the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM), met on June 6 and 7 to strengthen their capacities and exchange experiences on the protection of migrants in countries affected by natural disasters.

Around 7,000 migrants enter Yemen every month in the search for a better future, with most seeking to reach Saudi Arabia and the Gulf countries. However, a UN statement released yesterday has revealed that people smugglers are using them as commodities, and often hold them to ransom.

Key agencies receive only 16 percent of funding needed until the end of the year

Sana'a - Following a visit to Yemen this week (02-06/05) Mohammed Abdiker, Director of Operations and Emergencies at IOM, the UN Migration Agency, said that he is "extremely concerned about the appalling and inhumane situation migrants are facing in Yemen" and called for "greater support and prot

On 19th April, the country office of the International Organization for Migration in Thailand, participated in an awareness raising workshop on personal disaster preparedness for migrant workers in collaboration with the private sector in Samut Sakhon.

Maltese citizens overseas get broader consular protection as EU revamps its rules

A newly released report and summary paper offer the international community direction in terms of areas of future priority for better responding to migrants caught in crisis situations.

BONN, Germany -- Faced with a fast-growing population and risks from earthquakes and flooding, Istanbul must take bold steps to adapt and improve the quality of life of its residents, planning experts from Turkey's biggest city said on Saturday.

Yemen – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, continues to help stranded migrants in Yemen return home, with the latest of its humanitarian return movements taking place this week (12/03) – one from Al Hudaydah for 41 Ethiopian migrants and a Croatian migrant and the other from Aden fo