Tag Archives | Repatriation

IOM Resumes Humanitarian Return Flights from Sebha

Suspended for Two Years, IOM Resumes Voluntary Humanitarian Return Flights from Southern Libya The UN Migration Agency, IOM, resumed its Voluntary Humanitarian Return Programme (VHR) in Libya’s southern city of Sebha last week. VHR provides support to stranded migrants wishing to return to their home countries. In recent months, IOM has been expanding its outreach […]

Over 1,000 Refugees Evacuated by UNHCR

Since November, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated over 1,000 highly vulnerable refugees out of Libya and is looking for durable solutions for them in third countries. On Tuesday, a flight departed from Tripoli bound for, Niamey, Niger, carrying 128 refugees and on Wednesday, a second plane took 150 refugees from Tripoli to Rome, […]

Air Charter Service in Libya Evacuations

Air Charter Service has reported that it has begun evacuation charter flights from Libya as a result of the worsening security situation in the country. CEO Justin Bowman (pictured), explained: “We are chartering a variety of aircraft to help fly from the country and, with the violence centred around Tripoli and Benghazi, as well as […]

Thai workers won’t return to restless Libya

Thai workers will not be sent back to Libya because the country has not yet returned to normal, says a senior diplomat who is responsible for overseas job placement programmes. “Thailand has decided not to send back workers to Libya as the situation in the country is not yet completely safe,” director-general of Consular Affairs […]

Libya returnees getting back job

Thirty-eight Bangladeshi workers will fly for Libya today, as the war-torn country starts recruiting overseas workers after a pause of eight months. An Italian company is recruiting these workers, Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said at a press briefing, yesterday. Another Libyan company sought to hire 34 of its former workers, […]

AMEC talks to Libya on oil, reconstruction

 British engineering firm AMEC is ready to move workers back into Libya as its new rulers attempt to restore oil production and rebuild the conflict-torn country’s infrastructure, AMEC’s chief executive said. Foreign firms evacuated expatriate employees from the north African country as it descended into civil war in late February. The end of fighting last […]