On 18 June, IOM Slovakia joined UNHCR, state representatives and local NGOs in Košice and Bratislava to commemorate our responsibilities and strengthen our assistance to people who were forced to flee their homes due to conflicts, persecution or natural disasters.
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When Yelyzaveta woke up on 24 February and saw on the news that Ukraine had been invaded, the first thing she did was to take out her suitcase. “We didn’t know what to expect, but I wanted to be prepared to leave,” she explains.
Data as of 22 June 2022 – Since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine on 24 February 2022, IOM has provided support and immediate assistance to affected populations arriving in Slovakia including Ukrainian refugees and Third Country Nationals (TCNs).
Ivan arrived to Slovakia where he came for work. However, he lost his residence permit and received an entry ban covering the EU. He had to leave Slovakia. Find out how his story continues.
With IOM assistance, Yuliya successfully returned from Slovakia to Ukraine and begin a new life in the capital. After a couple of years we were curious how her story has continued since.
Watch the IOM Slovakia discussion held in Martin in March 2019 during the event We Are Also At Home Here with interesting guests from Afghanistan and Kenya, who talked about their life stories and why they chose to stay in Slovakia. Videorecording: Turiec Television. Slovak language.
Are you going to travel or work abroad? Download the mobile application SAFE Travel & Work Abroad and do not become a victim of human trafficking. The app is available for free: Google Play, App Store, website www.safe.iom.sk. You can use the app in education about human trafficking.