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  • 3 million Venezuelans living outside their country and 2.4 million of them residing in Latin American and Caribbean countries.
    highlight 08 Nov 2018 (1 year ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers / Venezuela - Refugees/Migrants
  • 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
  • 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 (6 months ago)
    Colombia / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers / Venezuela - Refugees/Migrants
  • 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.
    highlight 10 Oct 2017 (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
  • 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
  • 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 (2 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
  • 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
  • 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