Reports

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


IOM Bahamas - Sitrep (March 2020)

Information in the SitRep includes: IOM Response to COVID; Emergency Shelter Assessments and Assistance to vulnerable Haitian Migrants Program.


IOM Bahamas - Sitrep (June 2020)

Information in the SitRep includes: IOM distribution of Sanitizers, fans, and face cloths, and IOM donation of “Green” Modular Offices to Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA).


IOM Bahamas - Sitrep (July 2020)

Information in the SitRep includes: COVID-19 response update; Redocumentation programme for Haitian Migrants and #BahamasKind Programme. 


IOM Bahamas - Sitrep (April - May 2020)

Information in the SitRep includes: Assessment of preparedness of emergency shelters on Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands for 2020 Hurricane Season; IOM partnership with CORE for Dorian Home Repair Program (DHR) and the launch of #BahamasKind Campaign.


Migration Trends in Central America, North America, and the Caribbean During COVID-19 - IOM - November20

The International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Regional Office for Central America, North America and the Caribbean presents this brief in order to highlight several key changes and trends in mobility and migration that have occurred during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic. The brief focuses on official statistics from January to August 2020, using data from 2019 as a reference. Most of the information is derived from official records published and maintained by governments in the region.


Venezuelan Migrants and Refugees in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Regional Profile

The analysis sheds light on variations in the profile of migrants and refugees arriving in each country; the living conditions they experience upon arrival; and their intentions to remain, move onward to another country, or return to Venezuela. As Latin American and Caribbean countries race to contain the public-health crisis, DTM data also offer important insights into where migrants and refugees turn for health care, and how readily they have been able to access it.


IOM Guyana COVID-19 Response (April-June 2020)

During the months of April to June, Guyana recorded a total number of 248 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 12 deaths and 116 recoveries. With 2634 tests conducted with 2386 being negative, 16 persons remain in individual quarantine and 2 in ICU. Guyana has a an overall population of 779,004 persons.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (January 5, 2020)

IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can not or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin.

Since November 4, 2018, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance in Mexico City, Tapachula, Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, Monterrey, San Luis Potosi, Piedras Negras, Celaya, Matamoros Saltillo, Guadalajara and Guanajuato in Mexico, and Tecun Uman in Guatemala, to those migrants who migrated in organized massive groups (also known as caravans).

At January 5, 2020, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to 2,131 people, 107 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents, and 338 are accompanied migrant children and adolescents.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (December 15, 2019)

IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can not or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4, 2018, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance in Mexico City, Tapachula, Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, Monterrey, San Luis Potosi, Piedras Negras, Celaya, Saltillo, Guadalajara and Guanajuato in Mexico, and Tecun Uman in Guatemala, to those migrants who migrated in organized massive groups (also known as caravans). At December 15, 2019, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to 2,128 people, 107 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents, and 338 are accompanied migrant children and adolescents.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (December 8, 2019)

IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can not or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4, 2018, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance in Mexico City, Tapachula, Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, Monterrey, San Luis Potosi, Piedras Negras, Celaya, Saltillo, Guadalajara and Guanajuato in Mexico, and Tecun Uman in Guatemala, to those migrants who migrated in organized massive groups (also known as caravans). At December 8, 2019, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to 2,107 people, 107 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents, and 334 are accompanied migrant children and adolescents.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (December 1, 2019)

IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can not or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4, 2018, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance in Mexico City, Tapachula, Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, Monterrey, San Luis Potosi, Piedras Negras, Celaya, Saltillo, Guadalajara and Guanajuato in Mexico, and Tecun Uman in Guatemala, to those migrants who migrated in organized massive groups (also known as caravans). At December 1, 2019, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to 2,102 people, 107 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents, and 334 are accompanied migrant children and adolescents.
 


Migration Trends in Central America, North America and the Caribbean (November 2019)

Information on apprehensions, returns, extra-regional migrants, migration in the region, missing migrants, and remittances. 


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (November 10, 2019)

IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can not or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4, 2018, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance in Mexico City, Tapachula, Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, Monterrey, San Luis Potosi, Piedras Negras, Celaya, Saltillo, Guadalajara and Guanajuato to those migrants in Mexico, and Tecun Uman in Guatemala. At November 10 2019, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to 2,040 people, 107 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents, and 315 are accompanied migrant children and adolescents.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (November 7, 2019)

IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can not or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin.

Since November 4, 2018, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance in Mexico City, Tapachula, Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, Monterrey, San Luis Potosi, Piedras Negras, Celaya, Saltillo, Guadalajara and Guanajuato to those migrants in Mexico, and Tecun Uman in Guatemala. At November 7 2019, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to 2,036 people, 107 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents, and 313 are accompanied migrant children and adolescents.