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France Backs Community Stabilization Programme in Somalia

11 Jan 2013 – IOM’s efforts to provide support to vulnerable Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and their host communities in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu and in the Southern border regions of Lower Juba and Gedo have received new backing from the Government of France. The year-long € 1 million programme aims to make a quick and visible impact on the lives of thousands of vulnerable IDPs, other mobile populations and host communities, through the direct provision of basic services in Mogadishu and in border areas of Kenya and Ethiopia. More >>

Swiss Government Funds Reintegration Project for Chadian Migrants Returning from Libya

08 Jan 2013 – IOM and The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) yesterday signed a two-year, USD 2.9 million community stabilization project to support the livelihoods of the Chadian migrants who have returned from Libya and are currently living in three northern regions bordering Libya, Niger and Sudan.  More >>