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Bahamas - IOM Haiti - Situation Report - No. 11 - Repatriation of Haitian Migrants from the Bahamas as of 21 July 2020

CONTEXT
 Bahamian authorities have resumed repatriations of Haitian migrants as of 10 October after months of halting such proceedings.
 These repatriations come weeks after the authorities have announced their intention to deport all irregular/undocumented migrants from their territory.
 A total of 14 repatriations have been carried out from 10 October 2019 to 21 July 2020.
 Repatriations from the Bahamas have been carried out by air so far with 11 in Port-au-Prince (Ouest department) and 3 in Cap-Haitien (North department).
 Deportations are expected to continue as Bahamian authorities intend to deport all irregular migrants from their territory.
 IOM has supported the Office of National Migration (ONM in French) in 12 of the 14 (repatriations with providing post arrival support to migrants such as onward transportation fees and NFI kits.

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Organisation(s): 
European Commission Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection
Organisation internationale pour les migrations
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Date de publication initiale: 
26 juil 2020
Type de document: 
Rapport de Situation