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06 Feb 2016 description

Egypt - IOM, in coordination with UNHCR and the Governments of Canada and Egypt, this week flew 39 Syrian refugees from Egypt to Toronto, Canada.

They are the first of 600 Syrian refugees – some 47 per cent of them children – whom IOM will help to resettle from Egypt in Canada this month, as part of Canada’s commitment to relocate 25,000 Syrian refugees from the region.

Over 10,000 Syrians have already been assisted by IOM to relocate to Canada from Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey under the same programme.

16 Sep 2015 description

Humanitarian Coalition welcomes new Government of Canada Syria Emergency Relief Fund and calls for increased support

The Humanitarian Coalition welcomes the Government of Canada’s recent creation of a matching fund in response to the conflict in Syria, and commitment to provide greater government investment in humanitarian assistance to Syria as well as neighbouring countries on the front lines of the crisis. This includes humanitarian organizations providing life-saving water, food, shelter, education, health services and protection, especially for women and children.

14 Jun 2011 description

Rome (Italie) ― L'honorable Beverley J. Oda, ministre de la Coopération internationale, a annoncé aujourd'hui une aide humanitaire supplémentaire pour les personnes touchées par la crise en Libye.

« La situation en Libye demeure instable, et des milliers de personnes ont encore besoin d'une aide continue à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur des frontières libyennes, a déclaré la ministre Oda. Elles ont besoin de nourriture, d'eau, d'installations sanitaires, de services de protection et de fournitures médicales. »

14 Jun 2011 description

Rome, Italy―The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today announced additional humanitarian assistance for the people affected by the crisis in Libya.

"The situation in Libya remains volatile, as thousands of people remain in need of ongoing assistance within and beyond Libyan borders," said Minister Oda. "Access continues to be difficult as the need for food, water, sanitation, protection services and medical supplies increases."