Testimony | Gloria: "if they are in danger, they cannot go back"

Gloria Aiza, psychologist, explains the information taken into account when deciding if a migrant person can be assisted with a voluntary return. 

Situational report - Voluntary Return program

IOM's Voluntary Assisted Return program aims to achieve voluntary, orderly and humane return of those migrants who might not want or be able to stay in their countries of transit or destination, and wish to go back voluntarily to their countries of origin. This program has assisted 1406 people in returning home. 

Course Including Migrants in Emergency Management

This course provides emergency management practitioners information and tools to provide services in a more inclusive manner, accounting for migrants’ specific behaviors and preferences.

Migrant Caravan | What is the return process like for an accompanied minor?

Many of the people of the Migrant Caravans decide to return because they are accompanied by minors, who are more vulnerable to the risks of the road. Know what the return process is like if you are traveling with a minor.

Migrant Caravan | How does the Assited Voluntary Return Program work?

Learn in this video how is the assisted voluntary return´s process. Montserrat explains to you! 

Migrant Caravan | The dangers of the journey (testimony)

Many people from #MigrantCaravans decide to return to their country due to the multiple risks they encounter along the way. Know the history of one of them.

Migrant Caravan | Testimony of a voluntary returnee (Mario)

“I advise mothers who bring their children, or fathers, to take care of them, and if they couldn’t find another solution, to return, because the ones in danger are the children.”- Mario Alfredo Albir, a Honduran man who returned to his country voluntarily after leaving with a migrant caravan.

Report from the Event: I Congress on Women in the Context of Migration

The congress was held in San Salvador, El Salvador, from December 18 to 20, 2018. It was organized by the Regional Conference on Migration, with the support of IOM. Learn more about the congress in this document.