IOM Regional Response to the Syria Crisis - 14 March 2013

Report
from International Organization for Migration
Published on 14 Mar 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Syria: IOM assisted Iraqi (265) and Somali (1) refugees to leave Damascus and travel to resettlement locations in North America, Australia, Western and Eastern Europe.

* Jordan: In the past week, IOM facilitated transportation of 9,958 Syrian refugees. Since July 2012, IOM has assisted 209,620 Syrian refugees to reach Za’atri camp from border areas.

* Lebanon: IOM began the distribution of NFIs to 833 recently arrived Lebanese returnee families in the Bekaa Valley. Another 417 families will also be targeted in the South of Lebanon.

* Iraq: On March 4, IOM carried out a fire safety public awareness campaign for refugees in Domiz camp for prevention of fire accidents.

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