IOM Regional Response to the Syria Crisis - 21 February 2013

from International Organization for Migration
Published on 21 Feb 2013


  • Syria: IOM registered requests for repatriation from five vulnerable stranded migrant families who currently lack diplomatic representation within Damascus and approached IOM directly.
  • Iraq: IOM completed a rapid assessment of water and sanitation facilities for an estimated 8,000 refugees in three camps located near Al Qaim town.
  • Jordan: In the past week, IOM facilitated transportation of 16,921 Syrian refugees from border areas to Za’atri camp.
  • Lebanon: IOM will begin a project to support identification, registration, and profiling of up to 25,000 Lebanese returnees from Syria.
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