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Haiti - Social : 3,881 Haitians returning from DR in July, the situation in figures
01/08/2020 11:18:21

Haiti - Social : 3,881 Haitians returning from DR in July, the situation in figures
Through its call center the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is committed to providing individual and personalized follow-up over a period of 14 days after their return of all migrants in order to better inform them about the measures preventive measures to be taken against Covid-19 and refer potential suspected cases to the competent Haitian institutions. In addition, additional referral is offered for migrants in need of psychosocial assistance through the short number 840.

Despite the closure of the land border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic in March 2020, many border movements continue https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31312-haiti-dr-almost-100-000-haitians-return-to-the-country-in-6-months.html . The porosity of the border with the Dominican Republic exposes Haiti to a potential spread of Covid-19.

The July situation in figures:
For the month of July there were 3,881 voluntary returns of Haitians registered by the IOM on the border. 2 suspected cases of Covid-19 have been referred to the Ministry of Public Health for follow-up.

35.9% female and 64.1% male. Of which 8.6% pregnant women, 3.3% elderly people, 2.6% single-parent household heads, 1.3% disabled people.

Top 3 Haitian migrant labor in the Dominican Republic :
1 - Trade (50.7%)
2 - Construction (12.3%)
3 - Agriculture (11.0%)

Average family size : 5.39 people

Main needs of returning Haitians : Cash

Destinations of Haitians returning to the country :
59.5% returned to the North East
19.6% returned to the North
6.5% returned to the Northwest
3.3% returned to the Center
6.5% returned to Artibonite
3.9% returned to the West
0.7% returned to the South East

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