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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
  • 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
  • In the Southern Caribbean, the first confirmed deaths at sea of Venezuelans were reported, when 5 bodies washed ashore in Curacao after a boat carrying some 30 Venezuelans was shipwrecked.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • 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.
    highlight 10 Oct 2017 (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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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