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  • 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
    highlight 07 Sep 2017 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • 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
    highlight 07 Sep 2017 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • 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.
    highlight 10 Oct 2017 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • As of December 2019, the GIFMM members and its partners implemented activities in 30 departments and 186 municipalities in Colombia. As a result, 364,145 refugees and migrants from Venezuela received basic medical attention; 268,551 were reached through food assistance; 151,342 children benefited from protection and child friendly spaces; 58,165 people accessed a safe potable water source in accordance with the Sphere Standards; 56,431 received multi-purpose cash transfers; 21,244 were reached through humanitarian transport assistance; 2,327 people participated in trainings on routes to access employment; and 735 local authorities and health institutions supported with technical assistance, logistics and capacity building for health services.
    highlight 31 Dec 2019 (7 months ago)
    Colombia / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers / Venezuela - Refugees/Migrants
  • 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 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • More than 340,000 Venezuelans have entered Ecuador since the beginning of 2018 (compared to 287,000 arrivals registered for the whole of 2017).
    highlight 20 Jun 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • On November 22 and 23, the II International Technical Meeting on Human Mobility of Venezuelan Citizens in the Americas took place in Quito. 15 American countries were invited to discuss a Plan of Action proposed by Ecuador to respond to the Venezuela situation.
    highlight 23 Nov 2018 (1 year ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers / Venezuela - Refugees/Migrants
  • 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 (2 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 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • 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
    highlight 07 Sep 2017 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers