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  • In March UNHCR supported the opening of a temporary reception centre in Roraima State, Brazil, with capacity to provide shelter for 590 people.
    highlight 30 Mar 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • Peru is now the largest refugee hosting country in Latin America, with 126,997 asylum applications since 2014.
    highlight 20 Jun 2018 (2 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 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • The Peruvian Special Commission for Refugees has reported that approximately 700 asylum applications are received on a daily basis in Peru.
    highlight 30 Mar 2018 (2 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 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • The mass registration of Venezuelans irregularly present in Colombia, supported by UNHCR and IOM, has concluded with 442,462 individuals registered. Key results include the fact that 98.8% lack access to healthcare and only 48.7% of children are enrolled in schools.
    highlight 20 Jun 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • Authorities reported some 47,000 Venezuelans crossed into Ecuador in the month of December 2017, 86% of whom crossed via the Rumichaca International Bridge from Colombia. However not all of these people are expected to stay in Ecuador, as many continue to travel southwards overland towards Peru.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (2 years ago)
    Venezuela / Venezuela - Refugees / 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