Life After War
An architect, a student, and a father share stories about their lives after fleeing Syria and the impact of community projects on their lives. Over 2.7 million Syrians are currently living in Turkey.
Afghanistan’s Torkham border crossing with Pakistan is the country’s busiest. Nestled between imposing mountains on either side with nothing but stony outcroppings for as far as the eye can see, the bustling highway is an economic lifeline for a country that continues to struggle with a violent insurgency.
Hopes are wavering on the first anniversary of the European Union’s (EU) relocation programme which was established last September 2015.
Media Monitoring Highlights
AFP, International Business Times and Reuters reported that rescuers brought more bodies ashore Thursday after a boat crowded with migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast, leaving at least 55 people dead and dozens missing. BBC spoke with survivors who told them that hundreds of people may have drowned. Los Angeles Times quoted IOM’s Flavio Di Giacomo. They cited IOM figures.
IOM Director General William Lacy Swing's Speech at the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants and signing of the IOM-UN Agreement, 19 September 2016