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Azerbaijan To Provide Migrants With Essential Aid


(MENAFN- AzerNews)

The Azerbaijani office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM Azerbaijan) plans to provide temporary housing, food, non-food items (NFI), clothing, and medical assistance to migrants in need, Trend has reported.

According to the State Migration Service, this will be done in connection with a project to support humanitarian activities.

The service noted that assistance will be extended to illegal migrants (due to the expiration of a visa or personal documents); migrants in a difficult financial situation; migrants in need of food/non-food items, housing; unemployed or low-skilled labour migrants; low-income migrants; foreign students in a difficult situation; those denied asylum.

Individuals who meet the above categories of migrants and vulnerability criteria can apply for an interview through electronic registration .

As reported earlier, the number of illegal migrants in temporary detention centers in Azerbaijan is very low: about 3,000 out of 142,000 migrants live in Azerbaijan illegally.

Around 6,163 Ukrainian citizens have arrived in Azerbaijan since February 24, 2022. 

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