IOM Haiti Border Monitoring Situation Report, 28 July 2016

Report
from International Organization for Migration
Published on 28 Jul 2016 View Original

Overview

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 16 th of June 2015, figures are based on partial observations of border crossing points. The network was 100% operational as of July 2015. Due to budget constraints, IOM’s project is now covering 40% of the border (40 border crossing points) as of 1st July 2016.

CUMULATIVE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 74,424 households representing 128,993 individuals have crossed the border into Haitian territory

  • 34.8% were female while 65.2% were male

  • 1,805 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified

  • 4,793 households declared having been registered in the PNRE corresponding to 9,652 individuals

  • 78,960 individuals declared having returned spontaneously 23,493 individuals claim to have been deported

  • 26,1903 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 individuals) who had settled in six (6) settlements in Anse-a-Pitres

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