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What’s in a Name?

Migrant Assistance Division (MAD) is now the Migrant Protection and Assistance Division (MPA)

Geneva – The Migrant Assistance Division (MAD) has been renamed the Migrant Protection and Assistance Division (MPA). This change was announced on Friday 23 March 2018.

Humanitarian Partnerships with Civil Society: Ensuring Assistance matches Context

Over the past three years, Suma Sherma, a tireless health worker in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, has helped over 100 pregnant women and assisted some 40 births. 

Suma works for IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and its local non-governmental organization (NGO) partner, Mukti. The two organizations provide health care to Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis living in Cox’s Bazar through their jointly-run clinics and mobile health teams.