Reports

August 14th EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE – IOM Haiti (2 December, 2021).

03 / 12 / 2021

On 14 August, a deadly earthquake rocked south western Haiti just 12 km north east of Saint-Louis du Sud and about 125 kilometers west of the capital Port-au-Prince causing 2,200 deaths and leaving 12,000 people injured. Thousands are internally displaced, and hundreds are still missing. The quake severely affected public buildings and homes and damaged critical infrastructure and roads, cutting off access to some areas in the south west, forcing many to flee their homes in fear that they may collapse, and seek refuge in evacuation shelters and host families.


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IDP Assistance in Urban Areas IOM Haiti (1 December, 2021)

01 / 12 / 2021

Since March 2020, the alarming increase in violence has led to the displacement of hundreds of families in the urban and peri-urban areas of ​​Port-au-Prince. According to OCHA, there are currently 1.5 million people affected by on going violence in Haiti,19,000 internally displaced and 1.1 million in need of assistance. When gang violence griped whole neighborhoods in Hait´s capital city of Port-au Prince in June 2021, thousands of people had to flee their homes to save their lives.


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Returns of Migrants and Reception Assistance in Haiti (26 November, 2021).

29 / 11 / 2021

Since 19 September 2021, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Haiti has provided reception and post-arrival assistance to over twelve thousand returnees* arriving from the United States, Mexico, Cuba, The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands. Additionally, between 1 February and 15 September 2021, IOM had already assisted 2,140 Haitian migrants returning via 37 flights from the US.


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Large Movements Of Highly Vulnerable Migrants In The Americas From The Caribbean, Latin America And Other Regions Destinations In Transit October 2021

26 / 11 / 2021

Migration in South and Central America has undergone significant changes in the last two decades. Intraregional migration continues to be the most important in South America, mainly due to the large-scale movements of Venezuelan migrants and refugees in the last five years. Meanwhile, migration from Central America has increased significantly in recent years. In addition, the range of nationalities of migrants has become more diverse, and includes nationals from Caribbean countries and from other continents such as Asia and Africa.


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IOM assistance for Haitian returnees (November 10, 2021)

10 / 11 / 2021

Since Sunday,19 September, over eight thousand Haitians aboard different flights out of the US have landed in Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien, with an estimated 100 per day.


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Migration trends in Central America, North America and the Caribbean - August 2021 (October 25, 2021)

25 / 10 / 2021

The region of Central America, North America and the Caribbean presents important migratory flows of varied and dynamic behavior throughout the territories that comprise it, the countries function as zones of origin, transit, destination and return of migrant populations. (Spanish version).


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Returns of migrants and reception assistance in Haiti (October 20, 2021)

20 / 10 / 2021

Since 19 September 2021, the International Organization of Migration (IOM) in Haiti has provided reception and post-arrival assistance to a total of 10,831 returned migrants (6,586 men, 2,456 women, 920 boys and 869 girls). Returnees arrived from the United States, Mexico, Cuba, The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands. 


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Paso Canoas Border: Migratory flow of extra-regional persons Panama - Costa Rica (October 15, 2021)

15 / 10 / 2021

In the second week of October 2021, a 100% increase in migration flow has been identified, according to data reported at the end of September 2021 under the Panama' s Government Operation Controlled Flow. (Spanish version).


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IOM Haiti Earthquake Response (October 8, 2021)

08 / 10 / 2021

At 8:30 am (GMT-4) on 14 August, a deadly earthquake rocked south western Haiti just 12 km north east of Saint-Louis du Sud and about 125 kilometers west of the capital Port-au Prince. The quake severely affected public buildings and homes and damaged critical infrastructure and roads, cutting off access to some  areas in the southwest, forcing many to flee their homes in fear that they may collapse, and seek refuge in evacuation shelters and host families.


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IOM Assistance for Haitian Returnees (October 6, 2021)

06 / 10 / 2021

Since Sunday, 19 September, over seven thousand Haitians aboard different flights out of the U.S have landed in Port-au Prince, with an estimated 400 per day. As of 22 September, there are flights carrying returnees to Cap-Haitien as well.

 


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IOM Assistance for Haitian Returnees (October 4, 2021)

04 / 10 / 2021

Since Sunday, 19 September, over seven thousand Haitians aboard different flights out of the U.S have landed in Port-au Prince, with an estimated 400 per day. As of 22 September, there are flights carrying returnees to Cap-Haitien as well.

 


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IOM Assistance for Haitian Returnees (October 1, 2021)

01 / 10 / 2021

The International Organization for Migration in Haiti is on the ground offering much needed support to all the migrants being repatriated Between 1 February and 15 September 2021. IOM had already assisted 2.140 Haitian migrants repatriated via 37 flights from the US.


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Migration, environment, disaster and climate change data in the eastern caribbean

29 / 09 / 2021

The reports entitled “Migration, Environment, Disasters and Climate Change Data in the Eastern Caribbean” are based on a regional study assessing the national and regional data systems on migration, environment, disasters and climate change across the Eastern Caribbean. The set of reports includes one Regional Overview and six National Analyses, and are meant to assist the governments of the Eastern Caribbean in the governance of human mobility related to environmental change, through improved evidence and regional cooperation.

The assessments were produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the six independent member states of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS): Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, between 2020 and 2021, as part of a project entitled ‘Regional Dialogue to Address Human Mobility and Climate Change Adaptation in the Eastern Caribbean’, with support from the German Federal Foreign Office, in partnership between the IOM Dominica Country Office and IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) and in close collaboration with the OECS Commission. 


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DTM - Flow monitoring Darien Gap Panama (September 24, 2021)

24 / 09 / 2021

Flow monitoring is carried out at the Migrant Reception Stations (MRS) San Vicente and Lajas Blancas on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm starting August 23, 2021 (Spanish version).

 


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DTM Regional Overview— Countries Impacted By Hurricanes Eta And Iota In Latin America And The Caribbean (December 2020)

23 / 12 / 2020

Between 1 and 18 November 2020, Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean and parts of South America were affected by two major natural hazards - Hurricane Eta, which reached the second highest hurricane classification of Category 4, followed by Hurricane Iota, which peaked at the highest classification of Category 5. Both hurricanes caused strong impacts in the region, particularly in 10 countries including Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica (and other Caribbean islands), Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama, affecting more than 7 million people as of 2 December 2020. Amongst these, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua are the most affected.

This IOM DTM report provides a regional overview of countries affected by this environmental emergency, derived from data collected and published by governments in the region, the United Nations (UN) and other intergovernmental entities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), media reports and country-level DTM exercises.


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