MESOAMERICA PROGRAM MATERIALS
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.
Migrants from the Caravans Receive IOM Support to Return to their Countries
Since 4 November 2018, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) has facilitated the voluntary and safe return of hundreds of Central Americans who were part of the caravans of migrants traveling US-bound through Mexican territory.
Testimony of an Assisted Voluntary Return
Dennis, a Salvadoran who left in one of the migrant caravans, is one of the 453 people who, between November 4 and 28, 2018, returned to their country with the support of IOM, upon encountering a strong police and legal barrier to cross the border to the United States.
Flow Monotoring Survey (DTM) Suchiate, Chiapas, January 2019
As part of the activities of IOM Regional Migration Program in Mexico, a flow monitoring survey has been implemented in the southern border region of the country, specifically in the State of Chiapas on the border with Guatemala, on January 2019. Read the results.
IOM X in Central America - Communication for Development
The Regional Migration Program has in its phase 9 a communication for development component that seeks to go beyond information and generate behavioral changes in 4 communities in the region. Read this info sheet for more information.
Flow Monotoring Survey (DTM) TIJUANA, DECEMBER 2018
On December 20 and 21 of 2018, IOM applied surveys at the El Barretal shelter and in the surroundings of the Benito Juárez sports complex located in Tijuana, Baja California, on the northern border of Mexico. IOM established these two monitoring points due to the confluence of migrants who formed part of the Caravan of Central American Migrants, which headed north in the months of October and November of 2018. Read the results.
Assisted Voluntary Return Program for Migrants
It is a special temporary program created by IOM to facilitate assisted voluntary return for migrants who are stranded in Mexico or Guatemala and lack the resources necessary to return to their homes.