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YEMEN – Health Funding Shortages in Yemen Put Thousands of Migrants’ Lives at Risk (IOM)

COVID-19 has greatly disrupted the journeys of migrants making their way to and through Yemen, where migrant arrivals have decreased by over 80 per cent since the onset of the pandemic. Mobility restrictions have also caused at least 14,500, migrants to become stranded across the country and left destitute in life-threatening conditions. https://www.iom.int/news/health-funding-shortages-yemen-put-thousands-migrants-lives-risk

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ETHIOPIA – IOM Rehabilitates Educational Institutions in Ethiopia (IOM)

More than 500 pupils attend Bilisuma primary school in Gursum District in Ethiopia’s Oromia Regional State, despite there being, until recently, no school to attend. The schoolhouses had been lying in ruins ever since intercommunal violence swept through the region two years ago. https://www.iom.int/news/iom-rehabilitates-educational-institutions-ethiopia

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REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS – IOM, UNHCR Saddened at Deaths of Refugees and Migrants in Shipwreck off Venezuela Coast (IOM)

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are deeply distressed by the death or disappearance at sea of ​​up to 25 refugees and migrants from Venezuela, including children, after their boat capsized en route to Trinidad and Tobago. According to reports, between 14 and 21 bodies were found over the […]