At the core of the protection mechanism for migrants returning from the DR
IOM in collaboration with its local partners have set up Border Resource Centers at the four official border points.
Family reunification at the border, Anderson’s story
Ouanaminthe- a border town in the northeastern department of Haiti, a group of children are playing football in the courtyard of the foster home “Sainte-Thérèse de l’Enfant Jésus “ run by the Sisters of Saint John the Evangelist, Anderson, one of the children, has been missing from his home for 22 days. Read more
For a well-managed and secure border with the Dominican Republic
Ouanaminthe, Haiti - March 1st 2018. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) inaugurates the fourth and last Border Resource Center (BRC) while the POLIFRONT receives vehicles. Read more
Fadette' story: Patisipasyon fanm= Ayiti djanm!
At Mont Organisé, a rural area in Haiti’s north-east department which borders the Dominican Republic, Fadette is one of the 469 migrants women benefiting from an income-generating activity, vocational training and support in the creation of small businesses through income-generating micro projects. Today, she gives us tips for growing a successful business. Read more
Encourage the empowerment of migrants women along the border
Oil, spaghetti, herrings, rice, garlic, peas, sugar, butter, and other goods needed to start a small food business are part of the income generating activity starter kits that are distributed along the border. The objective is to provide 700 migrants of Haitian origin, returning from the DR, the ability to carry out income-generating activities to promote their sustainable reintegration in Haiti. Read more
8th Anniversary of the January 12th, 2010 earthquake: displaced individuals continue to wait for a durable solution
8 years after the earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, the UCLBP and IOM recall that 97 % of the population initially displaced by the earthquake was able to leave the camps. Read more.
IMD 2017 Migration, a reality to be managed together for the benefit of all
Port-au-Prince, December 18, 2017- On the celebration of International Migrants Day 2017, the Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Haitians, the Director General of the National Office of the Migration, and the Chief of Mission of IOM in Haiti reiterated that Migration is a reality to be managed together for the benefit of all. Read More
71 women '' boss'' carpenters trained in building back safer techniques in Grande Anse
100 boss carpenters including 71 women from the municipalities of Grande-Anse affected by Hurricane Matthew received their certificates of training in building back safer techniques. Read more
A Border Resource Center inaugurated in Belladère
Haiti, 23 November 2017, IOM opened today, in coordination with the Mayor of Belladère, its second Border Resource Center (BRC) thanks to the financial support of Canada. Read more
Return Assistance to the households displaced by Hurricane Matthew
Post Matthew assistance, from October 2016 to September 2017, 1,845 households from 28 sites have returned to their neighborhoods of origin Read more
Another Step Forward In Strengthening the Border Police
Human Rights Training Sessions funded by Canada and INL further improves the capacity of the Border Police and supports the National Police Academy.
One year after Matthew, Haiti recovers, heals and rebuilds
One year after, the devastating Hurricane Matthew, Haiti recovers, heals and rebuilds, feeling lucky that Hurricane Irma, only passed along the northern coasts, a few weeks ago. Read more .
Happy 4th Bithday to BVAC !
The Brazil Visa Application Centre (BVAC) situated at IOM ‘s office in Port-au-Prince celebrates its 4th year! IOM Haiti’s BVAC is the first and currently only Visa Application Center of its kind in the world.
Hurricane Irma in Haiti, IOM in support of the government and the affected population
7 September, Haiti was hit by Hurricane Irma. The North of the country experienced heavy rains, winds and flooding. 10 085 people in the areas affected took shelter in Emergency Evacuation Centers. Working in partnership with local and national authorities, IOM has helped the affected population shelter in emergency evacuation centers and has provided hygiene kits, jerry cans and sleeping mats. Read More...
Humanitarian aid : 7 years after the 2010 earthquake, who remains displaced?
More than 7 years later, 3% of the population displaced by the earthquake still lives camps. Meet these men, women and children at the MODSOL camp in Léogane located on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince. Read More...
Internally displaced by the 2010 earthquake: Distribution of mosquito nets and awareness of vector-borne diseases at the Camp Tabarre ISA
Port-au-Prince Haiti, about 2,900 people displaced by the 2010 earthquake live in Camp Tabarre ISA. IOM's Health, Protection, Return and CMO (Camp Management Operations) teams distribute mosquito nets to 20 families and sensitized them on the use of the mosquito nets and on how to effectively protect themselves from vector-borne diseases. Read more+
In Dame Marie in Haiti, damaged roofs meet qualified "bosses"
Renaud carpenters trained to train carpenters in para-cyclonic construction techniques is repairing toofs damaged by Hurricane Matthew. Read more
After Matthew, Ena and her children welcome us into their new home
The "Cash for Rent" program allows the victims of Hurricane Matthew to make a fresh start. In Dame Marie, in the Grande-Anse department. Read more...
IOM opens its first Border Resource Center in Anse-à-Pîtres
Anse-à-Pîtres, Haïti, June 20th 2017, the International Organization for Migration opened, in coordination with the Mayor of Anse-à-Pîtres and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, the first Border Resource Center (BRC).This center will allow local protection agencies (ONM, BPM, and IBESR) Read more