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Role of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism

Cement: scarcity, intermediaries induce a rise in prices in the North-EastRole of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism News analysis by Kayode Adebiyi of the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) In 2017, the federal government, through the Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA), launched the policy framework and national action plan for the prevention and response to violent extremism (P / CVE) . On August 24, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari gave a directive on the implementation of the National P / CVE Framework and Action Plan setting out roles and regulations and urging state and local governments to get involved. . “We are committed to creating safe spaces for our people to engage and contribute to the prevention of violent extremism. While security measures remain necessary to address the threat of violent extremism, a whole-of-government and whole-of-government approach is urgently needed if we are to address the drivers of violent extremism in our society. “This strategic framework addresses […]

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the National Coordinating Committee to Combat Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM & TIP) organize the first training of the staff of the only shelter for victims of trafficking in Egypt

Coronavirus – Somalia: Historic moment for Somalia with the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines via the COVAX centerout of 28e February to 2nd March 2021, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) mission to the Arab Republic of Egypt provided training to 16 staff at the only government shelter for victims of trafficking (VoT) in Egypt – one of the shared priorities for improving the protection framework for VoTs. The training was organized within the framework of the project “Strengthening the sphere of protection of victims of trafficking and vulnerable migrants in Egypt while preventing irregular migration and human trafficking” (SPHERE ll), which aims to broaden and strengthen the scope of protection and assistance to victims of trafficking and vulnerable migrants at risk of exploitation in Egypt through a rights-based approach, supported by the Danish Government. The training was developed and delivered by IOM and various government stakeholders such as the Ministry of Social Solidarity, the Office of the Attorney General, the National Council for Childhood and Maternity […]

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IOM, UNHCR: Latest Mediterranean tragedy underscores need for search and rescue

IOM, UNHCR: Latest Mediterranean tragedy underscores need for search and rescueThe International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, are deeply saddened by the latest loss of life in the central Mediterranean after the capsize of two boats off the Tunisian coast on Tuesday March 9. At least 39 people drowned in a shipwreck off the island of Kerkennah. One hundred and thirty-four survivors, most of them from Côte d’Ivoire, were brought ashore by the Tunisian coast guard. Rescue operations are still ongoing, hampered yesterday by difficult weather conditions. A second shipwreck took place off the coast of the city of Jebeniana in the governorate of Sfax. The boat had 70 people on board, including four children, all of whom were taken ashore. These are the latest in a series of shipwrecks off the Tunisian coast. IOM and UNHCR are working with partners in the country to provide emergency aid and health support to survivors. In […]

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Yemen: IOM seeks funding to help five million people as situation in Ma’rib deteriorates

Yemen: IOM seeks funding to help five million people as situation in Ma’rib deterioratesAs the conflict in Yemen enters its seventh year, the crisis remains the world’s most serious and continues to put millions of lives at risk. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today launched an appeal to assist more than five million people affected by the crisis in Yemen as part of the High-Level Virtual Conference for Pledges in Yemen. Yemen. With more than 10,500 people having recently fled areas of Ma’rib, where fighting has intensified in recent weeks, IOM will devote at least a third of the requested funds to life-saving assistance to displaced people, migrants and to local communities affected by the crisis. Ma’rib crisis. In a situation characterized by escalating conflict and displacement, a declining economy and the collapse of public institutions, the people of Yemen are expected to experience alarming levels of acute malnutrition and food insecurity throughout this period. year. Today, governments around the world will […]

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Appeals from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to help save the lives of more than half a million displaced and vulnerable migrants in Niger

Appeals from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to help save the lives of more than half a million displaced and vulnerable migrants in NigerNiger, one of the most active migrant transit countries in the Sahel region, faces multiple emergencies. COVID-19, continuing security threats and generations of deep-seated poverty have contributed to a growing humanitarian crisis, with more than half a million internally displaced persons (IDPs) and their host communities in need of essential services. Another 135,000 vulnerable migrants also need assistance in Niger in 2021. In order to provide much-needed assistance, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) today requests $ 121 million to provide essential support to migrants, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities in 2021. The continuous returns of migrants from Algeria, as well as migratory movements through Niger, to and from Algeria and Libya, leave migrants without shelter, food, water and healthcare. In addition to these essential humanitarian interventions, IOM is equally committed to promoting stability and social cohesion among host communities, internally displaced persons and migrants. Despite the official […]

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International Organization for Migration responds to Ebola resurgence in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Appeals from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to help save the lives of more than half a million displaced and vulnerable migrants in NigerThe International Organization for Migration (IOM) is mobilizing staff and resources to help the national authorities of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) prevent the spread of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) following the reports of new shoots in the last two weeks. . “We need rapid containment actions on all fronts so that we can save as many lives as possible and minimize negative impacts on people’s health, social and economic well-being,” said IOM Director General António Vitorino. “With both countries already dealing with COVID-19, health and other essential services are on edge.” IOM’s public health interventions use analysis of human mobility within and across international borders to inform specific preparedness and response measures for infectious disease outbreaks. In Guinea, as of February 17, three cases had been confirmed in the southeastern prefecture of N’Zérékoré, which borders Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire, and the capital, Conakry. This is […]

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UNHCR alarmed by armed atrocities in eastern DRC

UNHCR alarmed by armed atrocities in eastern DRCUNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed by the ongoing atrocities carried out by armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which have become part of a systematic pattern to disrupt the civilians lives, instill fear and create havoc. In 2020, UNHCR partners recorded a record of more than 2,000 civilian deaths in the three eastern provinces (1,240 in Ituri, 590 in North Kivu and 261 in South Kivu). Most of these attacks were attributed to armed groups. Killings and kidnappings continued in North Kivu in 2021, where attacks have also targeted displaced civilians. On 24 January, an armed group killed two men and seriously wounded six others in a raid on a site for forcibly displaced persons in the Masisi Territory of North Kivu. A week before the recent attack, three people living in the Kivuye displaced persons site in Masisi territory, which is supported […]

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