Forensic data bank for unlocated migrants

The Forensic Data Bank on Unlocated Migrants of the State of Chiapas (BDF-Chiapas) is a search mechanism for missing migrants between deceased and unidentified persons, and channels information to institutions and organizations that conduct searches for living persons.

It was created in 2011 and is made up of the State Commission for Human Rights in Chiapas (http://www.cedh-chiapas.org/portal/), the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (www.eaaf.typepad.com/eaaf__sp/), la Mesa de Coordinación Transfronteriza Migraciones y Género, Committee of United Families of Chiapas Looking for Our Migrants "Junax Ko'tantik," and Voces Mesoamericanas, Acción con Pueblos Migrantes.

The BDF-Chiapas implements an Assistance Program for Family Members of Missing Migrants, with the purpose of accompanying, guiding, and activating mechanisms that allow us to search among people who died on migratory routes; It also advises us on organizations that can look for them in places where they might be alive.

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