Posts Tagged ‘IOM’

174 Nigerian migrants reptriated from Libya to their country

  • 16 March 2019 - 13:38
174 Nigerian migrants reptriated from Libya to their country

174 Nigerians were on Thursday night repatriated from Libya to their country, IOM reported. The illegal immigrants were received at the cargo wing of the Lagos International Airport by officials of National Emergency Management Agency. The Coordinator, of NEMA’s Lagos Territorial Office,...

IOM: Over 40.000 migrants voluntarily returned home from Libya since 2015

  • 25 February 2019 - 16:18
IOM: Over 40.000 migrants voluntarily returned home from Libya since 2015

  After an operation for voluntary returns last week, the UN agency for migration International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that the total number of migrants that had voluntarily returned from Libya to their country of origin since 2015 had risen to 40,000.   Over...

IOM: 164 immigrants from Niger repatriated home from Libya

  • 10 January 2019 - 20:18
IOM: 164 immigrants from Niger repatriated home from Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said that 164 illegal immigrants from Niger have been voluntarily deported from Libya to their country. "Altogether 164 migrants from Niger were able to return home safely via Misurata airport. IOM teams continue to provide much...

IOM provides Tawergha returnees with basic humanitarian assistance

  • 16 December 2018 - 14:17
IOM provides Tawergha returnees with basic humanitarian assistance

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation with Libya’s Ministry of State for Displaced Affairs and the Local Council of Tawergha delivered essential humanitarian assistance to communities in Tawergha, 200 kilometres southeast of Libya’s capital Tripoli, and in the...

IOM: 15.000 illegal migrants returned to their countries from Libya so far in 2018

  • 25 November 2018 - 16:44
IOM: 15.000 illegal migrants returned to their countries from Libya so far in 2018

More than 15.000 migrants have returned home from Libya through a voluntary programme since the beginning of 2018, the International Organisation for Migration said on Friday. "So far this year, more than 15,000 migrants were able to return home to 32 countries across Africa and Asia with...

IOM says 124 Somali migrants repatriated from Libya

  • 8 November 2018 - 20:43
IOM says 124 Somali migrants repatriated from Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday that 124 illegal Somali immigrants were voluntarily repatriated from Libya’s capital Tripoli. The repatriation took place as clashes erupted near Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport, the IOM said in a...

IOM: Over 13.000 illegal immigrants repatriated from Libya in 2018

  • 21 October 2018 - 20:33
IOM: Over 13.000 illegal immigrants repatriated from Libya in 2018

Over 13,000 migrants have been voluntarily repatriated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) from Libya to their home countries in 2018, the UN Support Mission in Libya said Sunday. "By Oct. 11, IOM Libya had assisted a total of 13,393 migrants in safely travelling back to 32...

MSF demands evacuation of thousands of migrants and refugees from Libya

  • 8 September 2018 - 20:32
MSF demands evacuation of thousands of migrants and refugees from Libya

Thousands of refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers arbitrarily held in Libyan detention centers must immediately be released and evacuated to safety out of the country, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, urging...

International Organization for Migration evacuates 154 Ivory Coast migrants from Libya

  • 12 August 2018 - 14:24
International Organization for Migration evacuates 154 Ivory Coast migrants from Libya

International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Saturday revealed that 154 illegal immigrants have been voluntarily repatriated from Libya to their homeland Ivory Coast. The IOM said in a statement that it will ensure the needs of 154 people, including 6 children, to be covered before their...

IOM says the number of migrants in Libya’s detention centers is alarmingly high

  • 11 August 2018 - 20:44
IOM says the number of migrants in Libya’s detention centers is alarmingly high

The International Organization for Migration said that its voluntary repatriation program in Libya is unable to keep pace with the alarmingly high number of migrants in government detention centers wishing to go home. The U.N. migration agency reports government-run detention centers in Libya...