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The Virtual Library on Migration facilitates access to documents and research published by different IOM missions both in the region and globally, as well as repositories related to other United Nations agencies, academia and civil society.

The document outlines the main causes of the difficulty of access to Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (SMAPS) services for migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean.

CONECTA Remote Psychological Support Approaches for Hard-to…

Thematic Area: Migration Health
Language: Spanish
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This is a quick reference guide for IOM staff on the ground dealing with a crisis situation and should communicate with the migrant population in transit or destination countries.

Practical Guide to Communication in Migration Crisis…

Thematic Area: Operations and emergencies, Media and Communications
Language: Spanish
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This report provides an overview of the findings of surveys conducted in June-July 2021 by the IOM Assisted Voluntary Return (AVR) Program in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and El Salvador with 67 AVR beneficiaries supported during May-July 2021.Obtaining qualitative data in addition to demographic…

Monitoring Report Assisted Voluntary Return Programs June-…

Thematic Area: Migrant protection and assistance
Language: English
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The Eastern Caribbean region has some of the highest emigration rates in the world, and yet is also known for maintaining strong ties with their home countries through social groups such as diaspora organizations.

Diaspora Groups of the Eastern Caribbean: Opportunities,…

Thematic Area: Labor mobility and human development
Language: English
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This report summarizes the results of surveys of 67 beneficiaries of IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Programme (AVR), assisted from May to July 2021.

Monitoring Report Assisted Voluntary Return Programs June-…

Thematic Area: Migrant protection and assistance, Migration Data
Language: Spanish
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More than 5,000 deaths and disappearances during migration across Central and North America and the Caribbean have been recorded since 2014, though many more likely go undocumented. This crisis of migrant deaths is well-publicized in some areas but poorly covered in others.

“If not for pure necessity” deaths and disappearances on…

Thematic Area: Migrant protection and assistance
Language: English
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The environment governs life and all its forms by providing the conditions for the formation, adaptation and maintenance of individuals and communities.

Human mobility from disasters and climate change in Central…

Thematic Area: Migration, environment, and climate change
Language: Spanish
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This research invites specialists in the migration phenomenon from the different sectors working on behalf of migrants and their human rights, consult this diagnosis with the aim of continuing to add knowledge and recommendations that are useful for the design of public policies that, according…

Offshore: migrants and castaways at sea diagnosis on…

Thematic Area: Migrant protection and assistance
Language: Spanish
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