This document represents a summary snapshot of monitoring activities conducted by IOM and border monitoring partners at the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The monitoring was put in place following the movements observed at the border before and after the 17th June 2015 expiration of the registration component of the National Plan for the Regularization of Foreigners (PNRE in Spanish), established in the Dominican Republic. Monitoring of border movements began as of the first week of June 2015. Up until the 16th of June 2015, figures are based on partial observations of border crossing points (BCPs). The network was 100% operational as of July 2015. Due to budget constraints, IOM’s is now covering 50% of the border (50 BCPs) as of 1st September 2016.
83,195 households representing 141,506 individuals have crossed the border into Haitian territory
34.4% were female while 65.6% were male
2,244 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified
5,174 households declared having been registered in the PNRE corresponding to 10,241 individuals
86,655 individuals declared having returned spontaneously
24,762 individuals claim to have been deported
29,7393 individuals were officially deported at the three official border crossing points of Ouanaminthe, Malpasse, and Belladère and have been voluntary registered.
IOM Dominican Republic facilitated the Assisted Voluntary Returns and Reintegration (AVRR) of 152 households (350 individuals) on February 25th (169 individuals) and June 8th 2016 (181 individuals).
IOM Haiti assisted via the rental subsidy program a total of 579 households (corresponding to 2,320
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