IOM Haiti Border Monitoring Situation Report, 4 December 2015

from International Organization for Migration
Published on 04 Dec 2015 View Original

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 (PNRE1 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, figures are based on partial observations of border crossing points. The network’s current structure covers 100% of border crossing points as of July 2015.


  • 26,892 households representing 49,217 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory

  • 35.2% were female while 64.8% were male

  • 770 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified

  • 2,043 households declared having been registered in the PNRE corresponding to 4,475 individuals

  • 28,713 individuals declared having returned spontaneously to Haiti

  • 9,480 individuals claim to have been deported

  • 11,024 individuals were officially deported at the three official border crossing points of Ouanaminthe, Malpasse, and Belladères and have been voluntary registered.

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