Migrants in Mexico
Every year, an estimated 500,000 people flee violence and poverty in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala and enter Mexico with the hope of reaching the United States.

In Mexico, these people are systematically exposed to further episodes of violence.

We have teams working on Mexico’s southern and northern borders, and at various key locations in between, offering medical, psychological and social support to migrants and refugees along the perilous migration route from Central America to the United States.

Our projects also assist vulnerable local communities and victims of violence, including sexual violence, in Guerrero state and in the border city of Reynosa.

Reynosa Mexico Caring for migrants and deportees_ENG
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Reynosa, Mexico: Caring for migrants and deportees

The situation in Reynosa, through the eyes of MSF and the people we assist

MSF has worked in Reynosa since 2017 treating victims of violence in the city, and more recently providing mental and medical care to migrants and deportees

Forced to leave their home countries because of gang violence and poverty, people on the move are increasingly prevented from reaching the US to ask for asylum.

Instead, they find themselves trapped at the border in areas of rampant violence, waiting to cross in deplorable humanitarian conditions.

Our teams have documented a pattern of violent displacement, persecution, sexual violence and forced repatriation. It’s a violence that starts in the country of origin and is replicated along their journeys through Mexico.

Access to mental healthcare/ "I am not a criminal" (ENG)
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"I'm not a criminal"

"I'm not a criminal"

"I fled Honduras because the gangs wanted to recruit me and I refused."

The story of 17-year-old José* is representative of many of the young patients we care for in our projects in Tegucigalpa and Choloma, in Honduras, and Reynosa, Mexico.

 
Voices from Oaxaca
Photo Story

Voices after the earthquake

8 Dec 2017
Photo Story
 
Nsanje: Treating advanced HIV
Access to medicines

MSF at the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health

Event 10 Oct 2017
 
MSF provides psychosocial support to those affected by the earthquake in Mexico.
Mexico

“Fear is still the predominant emotion in Mexico City”

Voices from the Field 26 Sep 2017
 
MSF provides psychosocial support to those affected by the earthquake in Mexico.
Photo Story

Mexico earthquake: MSF provides psychosocial support

25 Sep 2017
Photo Story
 
Voices from Oaxaca
Mexico

MSF assists people following Mexico City earthquake

Press Release 21 Sep 2017
 
Assisting victims of violence in Reynosa
Mexico

“One in four patients we assist has experienced violence”

Project Update 24 Jul 2017

Contact us

Acapulco Sexual Violence
MSF Mexico

Fernando Montes de Oca 56
Col. Condesa, 06140
Del. Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de Mexico
Mexico