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  • In Colombia, UNHCR's "Somos Panas" anti-xenophobia campaign has reached more than 2.6 million people, with local and national authorities supporting the campaign to foster understanding towards Venezuelans arriving and living in Colombia.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • In Brazil, 150 Venezuelans are being registered per day. More than 1,200 Venezuelans are living in government and UNHCR supported shelters.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • In March UNHCR supported a new temporary reception centre which has opened in Roraima State, Brazil, with capacity to provide shelter for 590 people.
    highlight 30 Mar 2018 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • On April 6th, the Colombian Government began a mass registration of undocumented Venezuelans in Colombia. UNHCR and IOM are jointly supporting the process, providing training to local officials, technical support, equipment, human resources and mass communications.
    highlight 11 Apr 2018 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • 81,000 Venezuelans have entered Peru between January – July 2017, 60% entered through the northern border crossing of Tumbes.
    highlight 15 Nov 2017 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • In Peru during the first three weeks of January 2018 some 1,000 asylum claims were lodged by Venezuelans before the Special Commission for Refugees Secretariat in Lima.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • In Brazil, 527 Venezuelan nationals have been relocated from border regions to Brazilian cities in the country (Cuiabá, Manaus and São Paulo) to ease pressure on border communities and support Venezuelans to begin new lives.
    highlight 20 Jun 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • Over 117,000 asylum claims from Venezuelans have already been filed in 2018, surpassing the total number of claims made in all of 2017.
    highlight 20 Jun 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • ACNUR hace un llamado a la solidaridad hacia las personas venezolanas y lanza la campaña “Somos Panas Colombia”

    news ACNUR Américas, 20 Dec 2017 (3 years ago )
    En el Día Internacional de la Solidaridad Humana, ACNUR invita a construir una cultura solidaria y unir esfuerzos para generar un entorno favorable a la presencia de personas venezolanas en Colombia; un día que pone en el centro a la persona: el mismo propósito de la campaña “Somos Panas Colombia”. ...
  • UNHCR congratulates Colombian Government on the registration of more than 440,000 Venezuelans in two months

    news UNHCR Press Release, 15 Jun 2018 (3 years ago )
    The Government of Colombia, led by the Presidency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Unit for Disaster Risk Management in partnership with UNHCR and IOM, concluded the exercise of mass registration of Venezuelans living in an irregular situation. 442,462 Venezuelans were registered be...