Mexico

The ICRC delegation for Mexico, Central America and Cuba helps migrants and the families of missing persons, monitors detainee welfare, backs efforts to prevent violence among youth, supports Red Cross Societies and promotes IHL and international human rights law.

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In numbers

In 2016:

  • 83,000
    migrants called their families through the phone services provided in shelters and assistance points supported by the ICRC and managed by the Honduran, Guatemalan and Mexican Red Cross.
  • 28,000
    hygiene kits were handed out to migrants in transit or those who had been repatriated.
  • 41,000
    liters of water were distributed in Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico.
  • 5,000
    children received assistance to call or be reunited with their families.
  • 28,000
    migrants received basic medical attention at 12 service points supported by the ICRC and managed by the Red Cross National Societies of Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico.

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