Assisted voluntary return and reintegration
dataset

IOM offers AVRR services to migrants who are unwilling or unable to remain in Egypt and wish to return to their country of origin. The AVRR programme in Egypt started in 2011 and since then stranded and vulnerable migrants mainly from Africa and Asia were assisted. Each of these migrants have a distinct migratory story of how they got to Egypt and why they wanted to return. Some of these migrants survived exceptional circumstance; such as trafficking; abuse; as well as other numerous forms of exploitation. Returning migrants receive reintegration grants in their country of origin and the vast majority use in starting-up their own business; specifically in the agriculture sector.

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Additional Info

Dataset ID AVRR
Temporal Coverage Start 1905-07-03
Status Active
Spatial Coverage Egypt
Mode Database
Data Type Survey
Category operational data

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