IOM: Over 3.1 Million Iraqis Now Displaced

Iraq – The IOM Iraq Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), published this week, identified 3,171,606 internally displaced Iraqis (528,601 families) from January 2014 through 30 July 2015. Based on the available information and the DTM methodology, the UN Humanitarian Country Team has now revised its planning figures for the humanitarian response to...
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Calais situation: information and advice

Cross-Channel passengers planning to travel through Calais are advised to check online with their travel operator. Information about alternative routes and operators is available via thisinteractive map. Calais situation: 3 August 2015 There is an ongoing possibility of disruption to cross-Channel services as a result of industrial action and migrant...
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Modern slavery offenders face life in jail as Modern Slavery Act comes into force.

The first series of measures, focused on criminal justice provisions, to come into force include: ensuring that those who commit these crimes are subject to the toughest  possible asset recovery regime. introducing Slavery and Trafficking Reparation orders, which encourage the courts to use seized assets to compensate victims. the commencement...
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