InfoMigrants is a news and information site for migrants to counter misinformation at every point of their journey: in their country of origin, along the route, or in the places where they hope to start a new life. InfoMigrants is available in five languages: French, Arabic, English, Dari, and Pashto. The website features ‘personal stories’ of migrants who share their stories.
‘#MMNofflineAPP’ This offline mobile application enables users to access migration related content and important information for practical use. It was important to us that the content can be accessed without the need of the internet once the #MMNapp is installed. After that the content is available on the phone at any time.
‘MigApp’ is an app tailored to migrants launched by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). It provides information on risks related to irregular migration, visa regulations, health guidelines, migrant’s rights, and government policies.
The Alarm Phone is a hotline for boat people in distress in the Mediterranean sea. It is not a rescue number, but an alarm number to support rescue operations
Rumours about Germanyis a website from the German Federal Foreign Office that offers current and potential migrants reliable information to counter inaccurate information and rumours spread by people smugglers and traffickers.
The Migrant Project uses channels that are easiest to access and most influential among likely migrant communities. That includes talking in person or over the phone to a counselor in your own language; a website optimized for browsing on a smartphone; social media and facebook page; or informational events hosted in local communities. The Migrant Project is active on the ground in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.
European Parliament Migration Infographics an informative website from the European Parliamentary Research Service. It provides statistics and infographics on irregular border crossings into the EU; asylum applications and decisions; different asylum procedures within the member states; EU budget on migration, and definitions of some key concepts, such as asylum seeker, Frontex or irregular migrants.
‘Secret Spectacles, the Story of a Migrant Spy’ is the story of an undercover migrant from Ghana who, after having heard about West African migrants dying on their way to Europe on the radio, decided to put himself in the hands of human smugglers. He traveled 3,000 miles across the desert to document the atrocities many migrants have to face during their journeys. The story has been produced by Joel Gunter and featured in The Guardian, both written and as a radio documentary.
‘Migration Control’ is a transnational and cooperative research project from the German newspaper Taz. More than 25 journalists, academics and freelancers have been researching since 2016 the impacts of migration policies of the Europen Union in 21 countries. They wanted to explore what is being done to prevent migration, how much money does it actually flow, which consequences does this have for people in Africa and who the winners and losers of this policy are.
Open Migration aims to provide quality information on refugees and migrations, to fill a gap in public opinion and in the media. Migrations tell the strongest story of our time. Open Migration chooses to tell this story through data.
Trace the Face is a cooperative project of several National Red Cross Societies in Europe, which are publishing photos both of people who are missing their relatives and pictures of missing migrants in the hope to reconnect families.
scalingfences Voices of irregular migrant Africans to Europe- For many who choose the path of irregular migration, the inheritance of a brighter future at home in Africa seems out of reach. Disinherited from Africa’s promise and seeing no viable path toward the higher aspirations they hold for themselves, a growing number of educated, driven young Africans are opting to migrate irregularly to Europe in search of greater opportunity.
Migrant Media Network is a project by r0g_agency funded by the German Foreign Office. It seeks to foster an informed decision-making process regarding migration to Europe by creating awareness on migration issues & social media sensitization.
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