Fleeing Drug Gangs-Mexico&Central America Refugees

Social Responsibility Movies

Fleeing Drug Gangs-Mexico&Central America Refugees

The UN's refugee agency - UNHCR - addresses a growing problem of refugees from drug wars in Central America and Mexico - a mandate that is different from its more traditional work in assisting victims of wars and internal conflicts.

Tens of thousands of people make their way to Mexico from Central America on mixed migration routes every year. They include victims of gang violence who need protection.The UNHCR office in souther Mexico is there to help.


Language: Spanish

Year of Production: 2011

Length: 2:30 mins

Country: Honduras


  • Muhamed Sacirbey (UNHCR-UNTV)


  • Susan Sacirbey (UNTV-UNHCR)