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15 Oct 2018 description

La Cooperación Española, comprometida con la protección, acogida e integración de las personas refugiadas LGTBI

La Agencia Española de Cooperación (AECID) presenta un estudio con recomendaciones para mejorar la protección y la integración local de personas LGTBI refugiadas o con necesidades de protección internacional en Guatemala y México

15 Oct 2018 description
report Voice of America

The migrant caravan that started in San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras has grown as it crosses the country.

Some are walking. Some are in vehicles. But they all seem to have a common goal -- they want a better life.

Many of them want to seek that life in the United States.

March organizer Bartolo Fuentes told Reuters that participants are fleeing poverty and violence back home.

San Pedro Sula has one of the world's highest murder rates.

Sixty-four percent of the households in Honduras live in poverty.

15 Oct 2018 description

El Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (CONADEH), anunció hoy que realiza contactos con los ombudsman de Guatemala y México, para articular acciones en torno a la marcha en caravana emprendida a pie por más de un millar de migrantes hondureños, con destino a Estados Unidos.

El titular del CONADEH, Roberto Herrera Cáceres, expresó su consternación por este tipo de desplazamientos forzados internos que terminan en migración.

12 Oct 2018 description

USA: Catastrophic immigration policies resulted in more family separations than previously disclosed

The US government has deliberately adopted immigration policies and practices that caused catastrophic harm to thousands of people seeking safety in the United States, including the separation of over 6,000 family units in a four-month period more than previously disclosed by authorities, Amnesty International said in a new report released today.

10 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Introducción

Para el inicio de otro ciclo de cooperación de UNICEF con el Estado de Honduras (2017-2021) fue fundamental realizar un diagnóstico de la situación de sus niños y niñas para poder, conjuntamente con el Estado y la sociedad, aprender de los avances logrados, definir desafíos y plantear soluciones.

09 Oct 2018 description

16,803 (+4,628) Personas en tránsito asistidas por ACNUR y sus socios.

19% (-4%) Personas identificadas con necesidades de protección internacional.

13 (+2) Espacios de información y asistencia a personas migrantes y refugiadas.

393 (+87) Personas capacitadas de distintas organizaciones e instituciones sobre protección internacional.

Objetivos de ACNUR en Petén e Izabal

06 Oct 2018 description

San José — La Conferencia Regional sobre Migración (CRM), con el apoyo de OIM y del Comité Internacional de la Cruz Roja (CICR), organizó un taller en Costa Rica esta semana (25-26/09) para promover lineamientos para la coordinación y el intercambio de información para la búsqueda de migrantes desaparecidos.

De acuerdo con datos del Proyecto Migrantes Desaparecidos de OIM, hasta la fecha en 2018 cerca de 374 migrantes han fallecido en su paso por las América y por el Caribe, mientras que otros permanecen desaparecidos.

03 Oct 2018 description

The countries of the North of Central America continue suffering high levels of violence stemming from gangs and other organized criminal groups.

This insecurity is compelling an ever increasing number of persons – often entire families – to flee their homes, within their countries or to nearby countries.

All countries in the region are affected by these movements and a regional response is therefore of paramount importance.

KEY POPULATION FIGURES

03 Oct 2018 description

From the editors

In her Foreword to this issue of FMR, the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, poses the question: Where do we go from here?

03 Oct 2018 description

Overview

The Early Warning Early Action initiative has been developed with the understanding that disaster losses and emergency response costs can be drastically reduced by using early warning analysis to act before a crisis escalates into an emergency. Early actions strengthen the resilience of at-risk populations, mitigate the impact of disasters and help communities, governments and national and international humanitarian agencies to respond more effectively and efficiently.

José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General

28 Sep 2018 description

San José — The Regional Conference on Migration (CRM), with the support of the UN Migration Agency (IOM) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), held a workshop in Costa Rica this week (25-26/09) to promote guidelines for the coordination and exchange of information for searches of missing migrants.

According to data from IOM´s Missing Migrants Project, so far in 2018, around 374 migrants have died during their passage through the Americas and the Caribbean, while many others remain missing.

27 Sep 2018 description

MIGRANTES DE MESOAMÉRICA

**INGRESOS DE MIGRANTES NICARAGÜENSES A COSTA RICA*

***SOLICITUDES DE ASILO DE MIGRANTES NICARAGÜENSES EN COSTA RICA**

Con respecto a los ingresos regulares de migrantes nicaragüenses a Costa Rica de enero a abril del presente año se muestra una tendencia de aumento en esta cifra, no obstante, de abril a mayo esta cifra disminuyó en 41%, registrando 15,873 ingresos menos. Asimismo, hasta el 17 de junio aún no se habían completado la mitad de los ingresos de nicaragüenses registrados el mes anterior.

26 Sep 2018 description

Sixty-ninth session

1-5 October 2018

Update of UNHCR’s operations in the Americas

A. Situational context including new developments

Venezuela situation

The ongoing political and socio-economic developments in Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) have led to the outflow of at least 2.6 million Venezuelans into neighbouring countries, the Southern Cone and the Caribbean and beyond.

25 Sep 2018 description

Understanding and estimating displacement in the Northern Triangle of Central America

Organised criminal violence associated with drug trafficking and gang activity has reached epidemic proportions in the Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA) in recent years. In El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, IDMC estimates there were at least 432,000 IDPs as of the end of 2017, many of them driven from, and within, cities suffering the highest homicide rates in the world and levels of violence comparable with a war zone.

25 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

The Latin America and Caribbean region is increasingly impacted by natural disasters as well as population movements. In 2017, more than 15.6 million people - including 8 million children were affected by natural disasters. Hurricanes resulted in aggravating the humanitarian situation of more than 1.4 million people in Cuba, Haiti and the Eastern Caribbean islands. Mexico was severely hit by two major earthquakes in September 2017, while floods and landslides further exacerbated the needs of vulnerable children and their families in Colombia and Peru.

16 Sep 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Families Would Be Able to Try Again to Seek Aslyum in the US

Michael Garcia Bochenek
Senior Counsel, Children’s Rights Division
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After the Trump administration was slammed with lawsuits for separating migrant children and parents at the border, the US government has agreed to allow many of these parents, whose asylum claims were rejected, to reapply.

13 Sep 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR MARCH 2019

11 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Los niños migrantes y refugiados se enfrentan a un círculo vicioso de adversidad y peligro

DESARRAIGADOS EN CENTROAMÉRICA Y MÉXICO

Los niños, niñas y adolescentes migrantes y refugiados se enfrentan a un círculo vicioso de adversidad y peligro.