Refugees and Asylum Seekers by location

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Country of origin Source Data date Population
El Salvador UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2022   37.6% 842
Honduras UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2022   30.5% 683
Nicaragua UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2022   15.7% 351
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2022   10.1% 226
Others UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2022   3.3% 74
Colombia UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2022   1.7% 37
Cuba UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2022   1.3% 29


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    Date de publication: 20 July 2020 (3 years ago)
    Créé: 5 December 2018 (5 years ago)
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    Date de publication: 13 July 2022 (1 year ago)
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  • Migrant and Refugee Assistance Centers (CAPMiR)
    UNHCR and its partners operate in five Migrant and Refugee Assistance Centres (CAPMiRs) to cover entry and exit borders and transit routes and reinforce the national response to people in mixed movements. The main objectives of the CAPMiRs are identify persons with international protection needs and provide them with solutions.
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    • Guatemala - Central America & Mexico

      Forced displacement continues to grow in numbers, and in complexity. Gang violence, persecution and human rights violations have left no other choice for around 720,000 people from the North of Central America but to flee either internally or across borders. The social and political crisis in Nicaragua since April 2018 has forced over 100,000 nationals to neighboring countries. UNHCR has expanded its presence and operational capacity in recent years to strengthen protection alternatives and facilitate solutions for those affected.


    Overview

    Guatemala plays a significant role in the mixed movements in Central America, serving as a country of origin, transit, destination, and return location for asylum-seekers, refugees, returnees, and migrants. These populations have distinct needs and backgrounds, including survivors of trafficking, victims of gender-based violence, unaccompanied or separated children, and LGBTIQ individuals. While traditionally, flows originated from Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua, the country experienced a significant increase in Venezuelans and Haitians in the last years. Additionally, many Guatemalans face numerous risks within their country, including insecurity, violence, and a lack of sustainable livelihoods. As a result, many of them are compelled to seek international protection. Nevertheless, despite these challenges, the number of Guatemalans forced returned has steadily risen each year, exacerbating their vulnerabilities and exposing them to further dangers.


    To address the needs of people in mixed movements and identify those with international protection needs, UNHCR has established six field offices located in critical transit points as they share borders with Mexico, Honduras, and El Salvador. Furthermore, UNHCR collaborates closely with the government and civil society organizations to ensure access to territory, documentation, protection referral mechanisms, international protection solutions, basic services, and urgent needs for refugees, asylum-seekers, and Guatemalans at risk. Additionally, UNHCR and its partners operate in five Migrant and Refugee Assistance Centres (CAPMiRs) to cover entry and exit borders and transit routes and reinforce the national response to people in mixed movements by identifying persons with international protection needs and providing solutions.

    Total Refugees and Asylum-Seekers JSON 
    2,242
    Last updated 31 Dec 2022
    Source - UNHCR, Government 
    Total Others of Concern JSON 
    146,900
    Last updated 31 Dec 2022
    Total Population of Concern JSON 
    149,142
    Last updated 31 Dec 2022
    Source - UNHCR, Government 
    Help UNHCR - Guatemala
    Funding (2023)
    37 600 000,00 $US
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 27 June 2023 (9 months ago)

    For more information, please contact the following focal points

    Type of Inquiry Contact
    Associate Information Management Officer Pedro Martinez
    martinep@unhcr.org
    Associate Reporting Officer Flavia Faria
    faria@unhcr.org
    With the support of