Recientes crisis humanitarias han demostrado que las personas migrantes a menudo se encuentran entre quienes más sufren durante estas situaciones, sean provocadas por conflictos o desastres naturales. Con la creciente movilidad internacional y un número sin precedentes de personas desplazadas por conflictos, violencia y desastres, actualmente la mayoría de países albergan algún tipo de población migrante. En Mesoamérica habitan más de 2 millones de inmigrantes.
Derived from the input of States, civil society, international organizations and private sector actors, these voluntary and non-binding Guidelines to Protect Migrants in Countries Experiencing Conflict or Natural Disaster reflect the outcome of the MICIC Initiative.
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By Aidan Lewis (Reuters). Originally published by Reuters.com, here.
TUNIS (Reuters) - The United Nations migration agency is stepping up the rate at which it flies migrants home from Libya, aiming to evacuate up to 15,000 in the final month of the year.
Major airlift underway as IOM starts flying 15,000 more migrants from Libya before year end.
Geneva – IOM Director General William Lacy Swing has committed IOM to fully support this week’s initiative of the African Union with the European Union and Libya’s Government of National Unity, with UN backing to alleviate the plight of thousands of migrants trapped in Libya.
Many migrants and refugees found themselves caught between warring parties and zones in Yemen. They fled out the Horn of Africa seeking a safer haven however they found themselves trapped in the middle of the war, without a way out.
Southern Africa is a region vulnerable to a range of hazards, currently experiencing one of the worst drought disasters and food security crisis in modern history. Subject to development challenges, including economic and human development, the region’s vulnerability to disasters is further exacerbated and threatening already gained development achievements.
This report present the finding of a desk review on hazards, exposure, vulnerability and resilience, taking into account human mobility aspects, in six SADC countries: namely, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Conakry - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, recently topped 10,000 rescued migrants repatriated from Libya under IOM’s Voluntary Humanitarian Return programme. Since March 2015, when the return programme was launched, returns have taken place to 30 different countries with a total of 13,530 men, women and children returning home to their families.