In this systematic review we are trying to answer these specific questions: What is the immunisation coverage among migrant populations in North Africa for key vaccines, and are there variations among migrant subpopulations? Where and by who are vaccines administered to migrant populations? What are the key delivery mechanisms (IOM, NGOs, government structures)? What are the barriers and facilitators to migrant populations accessing vaccines in this region?
The assisted voluntary return and reintegration (AVRR) programme offers three main advantages: - It offers a humane and dignified solution to migrants who find themselves stranded or at risk of being stranded in Morocco, unable to continue their journey towards Europe or to return to their countries of origin, with no alternative to their vulnerable situation. - AVRR is also an essential element for the integrity of migration and asylum systems.
The overall goal of the joint programme is to improve the protection of vulnerable children and youth, who are refugees, asylum-seekers or migrants in Morocco through an increased awareness of mixed flows in host communities, a reinforced referral system and an improved network of basic social services.
This project will contribute to the results of the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) programme, aiming to assist the Government of Morocco with the return of over 5.500 migrants until the end of 2019, built on the partnerships and shared responsibility with five participating countries: Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Morocco and the European Union (on negotiations). The AVRR programme assists stranded migrants in Morocco to return back to their countries of origin.
Belgium contribution will assist to the overall achievement of the AVRR project and will specifically contribute with staff and office costs, as well as with pre-departure assistance such as medical checks and assistance, non-food items (NFI), domestic transporatation and pocket money.
In coordination with Moroccan officials most concerned by the increasing number of Victims of Human Trafficking (VoTs) (Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice, Ministry in charge of Migration Affairs, Inter-Ministerial Delegation for Human Rights, Ministry of Health, Entraide Nationale), and in close collaboration with civil society organizations and social protection centers, the proposed project will build upon previous initiatives to improve existing capacities of stakeholders dealing with VoTs and thus facilitate the effective protection of and assistance to VoTs in view of the forth
IOM is proposing a new project to continue to support and fill the gaps of the national and local actors of Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen in migration management with a focus on improving health and protection to vulnerable migrants regionally. More specifically, a follow up project in the five countries will implement a set of tailored activities to support governments and to assist vulnerable migrants and respond to their health and protection needs.
This report provides insight into the lived reality of voluntary returnees with chronic medical conditions who returned to Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ghana, UNSC resolution 1244-administered Kosovo, Mongolia and Morocco. The report was developed in the framework of the IOM project Measures to Enhance the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) of Migrants with a Chronic Medical Condition Residing in the EU. The project was funded by the European Return Fund Community Actions 2011 and co-funded by the Government of the Netherlands.