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Asylum-seekers from Venezuela 2014-17

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Asylum-seekers from Venezuela 2014-17 JSON 
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Last updated 20 Sep 2017
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Asylum-seekers from Venezuela JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Argentina Government 19 Sep 2017
  0.1%
113
Brazil Government 20 Sep 2017
  16.9%
16,509
Canada Government 19 Sep 2017
  1.6%
1,566
Chile Government 19 Sep 2017
  0.9%
903
Costa Rica Government 19 Sep 2017
  3.7%
3,597
Ecuador Government 19 Sep 2017
  1.6%
1,563
Mexico Government 19 Sep 2017
  2.0%
1,949
Panama Government 19 Sep 2017
  3.2%
3,096
Peru Government 20 Sep 2017
  9.8%
9,518
Spain Government 19 Sep 2017
  12.3%
12,036
Trinidad and Tobago Government 19 Sep 2017
  0.4%
342
United States of America Government 19 Sep 2017
  47.4%
46,248
Uruguay Government 19 Sep 2017
  0.0%
29


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    Situation Update September 2017

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    Situation Update September 2017
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    Situation Update August 2017

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    Situation Update August 2017
    Published: 1 August 2017 (2 months ago)
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    Venezuela factsheet

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    Venezuela factsheet
    Published: 1 March 2017 (7 months ago)
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    El ACNUR en Venezuela

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    El Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados
    Published: 1 January 2017 (9 months ago)
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    Venezuela factsheet

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    Venezuela factsheet
    Published: 1 March 2017 (7 months ago)
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    El ACNUR en Venezuela

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    El Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados
    Published: 1 January 2017 (9 months ago)
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    Situation Update August 2017

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    Situation Update August 2017
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    Situation Update September 2017

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    Situation Update September 2017
    Published: 11 October 2017 (6 days ago)
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      Highlights
    At least 60,000 Venezuelans are estimated to be disbursed across several countries in the Southern Caribbean, including (but not limited to) Aruba, Curacao and Trinidad and Tobago. Some 370 have registered as asylum-seekers since 2014; followed by Curacao with 70 and Aruba, with around a dozen seeking asylum.
    10 Oct 2017
    Over 1,500 Venezuelans have applied for asylum in Ecuador. More than 62,000 are estimated to live in the country, of whom some 40% have obtained temporary residence permits.
    10 Oct 2017
    It is estimated that between 20,000 to 30,000 Venezuelans currently live in Brazil. Over 11,800 asylum applications have been lodged in 2017 and 932 temporary residence permits issued.
    10 Oct 2017
    The number of Venezuelans seeking asylum has increased year-on-year since 2014. The total for 2014-2017 has reached approx. 88,000 persons and will likely continue to increase
    07 Sep 2017
    The primary receiving countries of Venezuelan asylum seekers between 2014 and 2017 have been: USA: 46,200, Brazil: 14,400, Spain: 10,000, Peru: 4,700, and Costa Rica: 3,600
    07 Sep 2017
    Considering the evolving situation in Venezuela, it is projected that people will continue to leave the country and UNHCR is stepping up the response accordingly
    07 Sep 2017
      News
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    The displaced and 'forgotten' in Colombia's Soacha slum.

    Venezuela Colombia Soacha Bogota, 24 Sep 2017

    The political crisis in neighbouring Venezuela has brought a new wave of economic migrants to an already overcrowded and under-resourced city. Soacha's administrative office for victims of the conflict has been inundated with Venezuelans seeking shelter and protection. "We've helped 250 Venezue... Read more

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    Grateful Colombian refugee opens home to Venezuelans in need

    Venezuela Colombia, 31 Aug 2017

    ngelica Lamos Ballesteros, 51, was welcomed in Venezuela when gun-toting guerrillas forced her from her home in Colombia’s mountainous Norte de Santander department. Now back in Colombia, she has opened her home to Venezuelans in their hour of need. Read more

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    Respuesta humanitaria ante llegada de personas en necesidad de protección internacional provenientes del Catatumbo colombiano al estado Zulia

    UNHCR, 14 Feb 2017

    La red nacional de protección liderada por el Gobierno de Venezuela, con la cooperación del ACNUR, asiste a las personas afectadas que se encuentran en 3 comunidades del sector “El Cruce”. CARACAS, Venezuela, 14 de Febrero de 2017 (ACNUR) –Desde el pasado 11 de febrero un grupo de personas cruzó ... Read more