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No More Lifeline to Survival - Assistance for Roma Holocaust Victims Ends

Stefan Lupa?co is overwhelmed. The 73-year old Roma from Moldova just received a food package, some winter clothing, medicine and a load of coal. The assistance was delivered by the Salvation Army, an implementing partner of IOM’s Humanitarian and Social Programmes (HSP). The programme was established in 2002 to provide assistance to Roma, Jehovah’s Witness, homosexual and disabled victims of Nazi persecution.

 

"I will be the last person to leave" - The Dedication of a Displaced Dinka

Gabriel Ayuen Deng is a dedicated and courageous man who has decided to shoulder the many responsibilities of camp secretary at Lologo way station, which shelters some 3,500 Bor Dinka who are waiting for IOM’s return assistance to take them back to their ancestral homeland in the region of Bor, an 18 hour boat trip down the White Nile.