The Americas

The issue of missing persons has affected societies in North and South America as a result of diverse causes, including natural and man-made disasters, terrorism, trafficking and migration as well as organized crime.

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North America

In North America, ICMP contributed to the process of identifying victims in the aftermath of the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Lac Mégantic train disaster in Quebec in 2013. At the invitation of the authorities in Louisiana, ICMP also applied DNA technology to victim identification in the wake […]

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América Latina y el Caribe

La ICMP tiene programas a largo plazo en Chile y El Salvador diseñados para ayudar a los países a mejorar su capacidad institucional y técnica, así como la participación de la sociedad civil en el tratamiento de problemas sustanciales de personas desaparecidas. Inmediatamente después del terremoto de 2010 en Haití, la ICMP envió personal al […]

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