Honduras External Update - June to July 2022


Key Figures

58,000 Families abandon their homes in Honduras annually, being internally displaced due to the violence crisis in the country.

10,234 Honduran children returned in 2022 by July 19.

734 Returnees with protection needs were attended by UNHCR at Centres for Returned Migrants in San Pedro Sula and Omoa in June and July 2022.

505 Asylum-seekers, returnees, IDPs as well as Hondurans supported with cash assistance by UNHCR in June and July 2022.

42,661 Persons crossed into Honduras through regular and irregular border points in Choluteca and El Paraiso by July 2022, 46% Nicaraguans.

128 Persons in transit were assisted in Ocotepeque’s Migrant Shelter in June 2022.


IDPS | June and July saw an increase in forced displacement in Honduras. Six complaints of forced displacement have been received in at least one month. UNHCR is working to recover the protection environment in the affected communities with short-term participatory urban interventions in four high-risk areas, providing case management to the most vulnerable cases, as well as fomenting the discussions on the Forced Displacement with authorities and the international community