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  • The story of Rewda, Ethiopia

    Rewda migrated to Malta in search of better opportunities. Due to difficult financial conditions there, and in lack of legal status, she decided to return home. With the support of her relatives, she has set a small business...
  • The story of Augustine, Nigeria

    Augustine tells us about his difficult journey through the Sahara desert, and the reasons why he decided to return to Nigeria. Now back in Abuja, he has set an online radio ( which aims to empower and...
  • The story of Amedy, Senegal

    Back from Spain, Amedy is now working hard to achieve his dream: launching his own seaport services company in Senegal.
  • The story of Peshang, Iraq

    Peshang tells us about his decision to return from Greece, and how he is trying to overcome reintegration challenges in his country of origin.
  • Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Promotional Video

    The UN Migration Agency (IOM) in Cyprus operates the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) for third-country nationals who wish to return to their country of origin. Learn more about AVRR:
  • Scaling Fences: Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe

    The Scaling Fences: Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from...
  • Sundarbans: The Next Climate Refugees

    “We were so terrified with the water coming into the house and the sound of the storm. In front of my eyes, the walls of our house collapsed.” That’s Geeta Maiti, a resident of Mousuni Island, part of the Indian Sundarbans—a...
  • How Climate Changes Drives Migration To The U.S.

    Juan de Léon Gutierrez was the third child to die in U.S. custody since December, 2018. NBC News retraced his steps back to his parents’ home in the Dry Corridor of Guatemala, and saw crops of subsistence farmers there...
  • Support Afghan Livelihoods and Mobility

    Afghans who have returned from Europe, Pakistan and Iran, and moved within the country due to security problems have an opportunity to gain vocational training, get jobs with local enterprises and migrate legally for work...