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Hundreds of Ethiopian Migrants Evacuated from War-torn Yemen

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Hundreds of desperate Ethiopian migrants have been evacuated from Yemen to Djibouti in route to Ethiopia on IOM-chartered vessels after spending grueling months in war-torn Yemen … in search of a better life.

By IOM,

The IOM has evacuated 485 vulnerable Ethiopian migrants – 122 women, 261 men, 101 unaccompanied minors and one child- from war-torn Yemen since 19th March 2016.

The voluntary repatriations, in close cooperation with the governments of Yemen, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia, as well as IOM missions in the region, followed IOM’s earlier repatriation of 4,222 Ethiopians from Yemen in an operation that was suspended in September 2015 due to lack of funding. The same operation provided post-arrival assistance to another 3,319 Ethiopians fleeing Yemen. Continue reading Hundreds of Ethiopian Migrants Evacuated from War-torn Yemen