Assisted Voluntary Return

No assisted voluntary returnees in April 2020 due to coronavirus

Assisted voluntary return and reintegration statistics of April 2020.5.5.2020 Helsinki

In April 2020, IOM Finland could not assist any beneficiaries to return voluntarily to their countries of origin due to movement restrictions caused by COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020 IOM Finland has assisted a total of 68 beneficiaries to return to their countries of origin. Most beneficiaries returned to Iraq, Russian Federation and Belarus.

 

IOM Finland assisted 22 voluntary returnees in March 2020

Assisted voluntary return and reintegration statistics of March 2020.

15.4.2020 Helsinki

In March 2020, IOM Finland assisted 22 persons to return voluntarily from Finland to their countries of origin. In 2020 IOM Finland has assisted a total of 68 beneficiaries to return to their countries of origin. Most beneficiaries returned to Iraq, Russian Federation and Belarus.

 

IOM Finland assisted 28 voluntary returnees in February 2020

3.3.2020 Helsinki

In February 2020, IOM Finland assisted 28 persons to return voluntarily from Finland to their countries of origin. Most beneficiaries returned voluntarily to Iraq, Russian Federation and Georgia.

 

IOM Finland assisted 19 voluntary returnees in January 2020

5.2.2020 Helsinki

In January 2020, IOM Finland assisted 19 migrants to return voluntarily to their countries of origin. Most beneficiaries returned voluntarily to Iraq, Greece and Russian Federation.

 

IOM Finland assisted 23 voluntary returnees in December 2019

2.1.2020 Helsinki

In December 2019, IOM Finland assisted 23 persons to return voluntarily from Finland to their countries of origin. This is a slightly lower number than in the same month previous year. In 2019, IOM Finland assisted a total number of 391 beneficiaries to return voluntarily from Finland to 35 countries of origin. Most beneficiaries returned voluntarily to Iraq, Russian Federation and Georgia.

 

IOM Finland assisted 16 voluntary returnees in November 2019

2.12.2019 Helsinki

In November 2019, IOM Finland assisted 16 persons to return voluntarily from Finland to their countries of origin. This is a slightly higher number than in the same month previous year. In 2019, most beneficiaries have returned voluntarily from Finland to Iraq, Russian Federation and Georgia.

 

Sustainable reintegration of voluntary returnees requires efforts beyond individual assistance, new IOM report shows

12.11.2019 Helsinki

The reintegration of voluntary returnees from Finland to their countries of origin has been moderately sustainable, according to a survey conducted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Finland. While slightly more sustainable outcomes were observed concerning social and psychosocial aspects of returnees’ reintegration, livelihood was a concern for a majority. Some particular reintegration challenges were noted for those who returned to places other than their community of origin.

 

IOM Finland assisted 25 voluntary returnees in October 2019

11.11.2019 Helsinki

In October 2019, IOM Finland assisted 25 persons to return voluntarily from Finland to their countries of origin. This is slightly a lower number than in the same month previous year. In 2019, most beneficiaries returned voluntarily from Finland to Iraq, Russian Federation and Georgia.

 

IOM Finland assisted 29 voluntary returnees in September

IOM Finland assisted 29 persons to return voluntary from Finland to their countries of origin.2.10.2019

In September 2019, IOM Finland assisted 29 persons to return voluntarily from Finland to their countries of origin. The numbers of voluntary returnees are approximately at the same level as in the previous year at this time. Similarly to the past months, most beneficiaries in September returned to Iraq.

 

IOM Finland assisted 35 voluntary returnees in August

4.9.2019

In August 2019, IOM Finland assisted 35 persons to return voluntarily to their home countries.