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After the International Organisation for Migration in close coordination with the governments in Bangladesh and Lebanon, 18 Bangladeshi migrants were able to return to Dhaka from Beirut on Saturday. According to a press release, all migrants were subject to health checks prior their departure. They also received pre-departure assistance and counselling services. The statement stated that returnees were also provided with post-arrival assistance in Bangladesh and will be receiving reintegration support. It stated that the movement was part of a coordinated effort by the Bali Process through its Voluntary Returns Support and Integration Assistance Program and IOM's Cooperation on Migration and Partnerships for Sustainable Solutions initiative, which is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands to support and protect stranded immigrants, especially against human trafficking and slavery. Nearly half of the stranded migrants in Lebanon, according to an IOM survey, wan