MESOAMERICA PROGRAM MATERIALS
Assisted Voluntary Return Program Report - Migrant Caravans - December 2018
IOM’s voluntary assisted return program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who cannot 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 4th, 2018, IOM has provided voluntary return assistance to 555 people, 31 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents
IOM Data: Supporting Women and Girls on the Move
IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix collects and analyses facts and trends that help us devise solutions to challenges unique to women and girls on the move.
Assisted Voluntary Return Program Report - Migrant Caravans - July 11
IOM's voluntary return programs aim to promote voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can't or don't wish to stay in their countries of transit or destination, and who want to voluntarily return to their countries of origin. Since November 4th, 2018, IOM has assisted 1703 people in the mesoamerican region in returning to their home countries. Among them, 66 were uaccompanied children and adolescents.
Study results - Communication for Development campaigns
As part of the Communication for Development (C4D) processes that IOM, partnering with local organizations, executes in communities in Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico and Guatemala, a study was conducted to get to know these communities. The goal was to understand the knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of people regarding migration issues, and particularly regarding alternatives to irregular migration. Find here the main results.
Testimony | Ángel reccounts how danger made him turn back
Juan Ángel García, Honduran migrant, tells us about the dangers he faced during his journey, and how he made the decision to go back to his home country.
Testimony | Dominica was ill
Dominica started her way along the migrant caravan, but during the journey, she decided to go back to Honduras. Here she shares why.
Testimony| Luis y Teresa change their expectations
What happened during the journey to make them decide go back home, instead of migrating? Luis and Teresa tell us about their experience.