Inability of Haiti to Absorb Returnees

Created April 13, 2011

UNHRC Report on Haiti, Annex, at 10.

“V. Forced return

  1. Despite the joint appeals issued on 12 February 2010 by OHCHR and OHCR calling for the suspension of forced return to Haiti to be maintained, some countries have terminated their generous reception programmes and have begun to send irregular migrants back to Haiti...
  2. Having met with the authorities of several States, the independent expert can do no more than reiterate his appeals to the countries of destination of Haitian migrants to continue to demonstrate sympathy and flexibility in their decisions, for this is not the right time to inflict on Haiti the burden of the return of all the migrants who have tried to escape the harsh conditions prevailing in the country since the earthquake.

UNHRC Report on Haiti, Annex, at 12

“The international community

“56. The independent expert recommends that the countries of destination of Haitian migrants should pursue a flexible reception policy in order not to impose prematurely on Haiti the return of these migrants who fled the earthquake.

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