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We have created a small folder with information about IOM and how we can help people who are thinking of going home. You can download our folder (PDF, 4 MB) if you want to print it or e-mail it to someone.

Attention: the information in the folder can also be found on this website.
"What does IOM expect from me?"

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"Is somebody picking me up upon arrival in my country?"

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Stories about Return

“Now that I earn a stable income, I prefer to stay with my family”

My name is Moussa*. I live in Niger.
I spent eleven years in Europe.

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“I could not imagine returning empty-handed”

My name is Kofi*. I live in Ghana.
I grew up on a farm in a small village near Accra.

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“It is good to be back home where everything is familiar and one can rely on family and friends”

My name is Ganbold*. I live in Mongolia.

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I knew it would be hard to remain in the Netherlands

My name is Célia*. I live in Angola.
I returned to Angola in 2010 with my mother and my niece Felicidade*.

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