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IOM Egypt and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Celebrate the Launch of Regional Migrant Protection Assistance Programme

Cairo, 1 December 2019 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Mission to the Arab Republic of Egypt launched the regional programme "Strengthening Protection and Assistance to Vulnerable and Stranded Migrants in and Transiting through North Africa (PROTECT II)", funded by the generous contribution of the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The PROTECT II programme represents a continuation of the PROTECT I, which ended successfully in September 2019, and will operate in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and Ethiopia.

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IOM Egypt Secures Phase II of Regional Programme for the Protection of Vulnerable and Stranded Migrants

Cairo, 7 October 2019 - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been responding to the increasingly complex and diverse migration context across North Africa through the provision of voluntary return and reintegration to stranded migrants, protection and humanitarian services for vulnerable groups—particularly unaccompanied and separated children (UASCs), victims of trafficking (VoTs), advocacy for protection mechanisms and collaboration networks with governments.

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IOM Egypt Organizes the First Charter Flight to Sudan for 114 Sudanese Migrants

Cairo, 31 July 2019 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt organized this week a charter assisting 114 stranded Sudanese nationals in Egypt to  return home. The passengers included 18 families, single mothers, and more than 50 children, many of whom have been living in Egypt for several years. Those selected for the special charter return were of particular vulnerability.

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IOM and the Secretariat of Sudanese Working Abroad Discuss the Return Process of Sudanese Nationals in Egypt

Cairo, 14 March 2019 – IOM and the Secretariat of Sudanese Working Abroad (SSWA) had a two-day joint mission in Cairo on 12 and 14 March 2019, to explore available options for Sudanese nationals in Egypt who would like to return home with IOM assistance. The SSWA is a governmental institution mandated to coordinate the reintegration efforts for returning Sudanese nationals. 

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