What is a resettlement support center?

What is a resettlement support center?

The US has Resettlement Support Centers (RSCs) abroad to process refugee cases and to coordinate administrative aspects of the program. RSCs serve to pre-screen refugees once they’ve been referred by the UNHCR to ensure they fall within US-designated nationalities and processing priorities.

How long do refugees wait for resettlement?

Each resettlement country has its own decision-making process and each case is different. Some refugees get a decision in 6 months while others wait for years. Therefore, it is difficult to give a timeframe.

Does IOM help refugees?

To assist refugees in need of resettlement, IOM provides comprehensive movement assistance that includes in-country and international transportation. While most refugees travel by scheduled commercial air service, certain operations need tailormade arrangements and the use of charter flights.

Can I get paid to take in a refugee?

You’ll get £40.85 for each person in your household. This will help you pay for things you need like food, clothing and toiletries. Your allowance will be loaded onto a debit card (ASPEN card) each week.

What does IOM Jordan do for refugees?

IOM Jordan provides assistance to refugees accepted for resettlement to third countries, including Australia, Canada, the United States of America and a number of European countries. IOM provides those accepted for resettlement with cultural orientation and support during their travel and upon arrival.

How many refugees has IOM resettled?

In the last decade alone, IOM has organized the resettlement movements of more than 1.19 million refugees and other vulnerable persons of concern from 166 locations around the world.

How to contact the Resettlement Support Center for the Middle East?

For case inquiries related to the Resettlement Support Center for the Middle East and North Africa, please call 00962 6 5206130 If you have been contacted by IOM to inform you about the travel date and you have any inquiries related to this issue only ;please call 00962 6 5004615

What is IOM’s resettlement program?

It gives a chance to begin life anew to many who would otherwise have neither home nor country to call their own. IOM works closely with governments, UNHCR, NGOs and other partners, such as airlines and airport authorities, to enable resettlement.

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