HAITI

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GENERAL DATA

Poverty rate:

71%

out of the total population.

MIGRATION DATA

  • Sending country: About 1.6 million Haitians or 15% of the population live abroad mainly in the US (47%), Dominican Republic (31%), and Canada (6.3%).

 

  • Destination country: About 19,000 immigrants, representing 0.17% of the total population live in Haiti. The main countries of origin are Venezuela (13%), the Dominican Republic (13%), and the US (8.4%).

IMPACT BY COVID-19

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* daily data update

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STATE MEASURES

  • The government declared a state of emergency and curfew. 

  • Border closures. Ports and airports are only open for merchandise trade.

  • Three deportees are confirmed positive of COVID-19. 

  • The World Health Organization (WHO) is providing Haiti with free COVID-19 test kits. 

  • The government implemented protocols to assist Haitian deportees. Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe said Haiti is taking care of the deportees: "They are Haitians. They are coming home. We have to receive them."

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