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16 Jan 2019 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 16 January 2019

As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019.

From long-lasting conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, to the growing impact of climate change worldwide, humanitarian crises are worsening and conflict threatens aid delivery to those most in need.

15 Jan 2019 description

Desde la Sede de la Cancillería de la República, en Casa Amarilla, ubicado en el casco histórico de Caracas, el Gobierno Bolivariano, junto al Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (Unicef) y la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), suscribieron un acuerdo de cooperación, con el objetivo de reforzar la seguridad alimentaria y la educación en Venezuela.

14 Jan 2019 description
report UN News Service

El portavoz de la Organización reitera que la recuperación del país depende de los propios venezolanos y sus instituciones y en la búsqueda de una solución pacífica negociada que refuerce la gobernanza democrática.

La reacción del portavoz del Secretario General se produjo tras preguntas de los periodistas en la sede de la ONU en Nueva York acerca de la detención durante horas este fin de semana del presidente de la Asamblea Nacional, Juan Guaidó.

13 Jan 2019 description

Cúcuta (ene. 12/19). El Director para el Desarrollo y la Integración Fronteriza, Víctor Bautista, participó en la actividad de despedida de las 352 personas que viajarán a la capital del país, luego de verse inmersos en la crisis migratoria de venezolanos y encontrarse en busca de una opción laboral.

13 Jan 2019 description
report Government of Peru

Minsa, Unicef y Plan Internacional desarrollan estrategia para combatir estrés con el que llegan al Perú

A la fecha, un total de 11,175 niños y niñas de 4 a 12 años recibieron atención psicoemocional a través de espacios de protección ubicados en el Centro Binacional de Atención Fronteriza (Cebaf) de Tumbes, informó el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (Unicef).

12 Jan 2019 description
report IRIN

Assis/Brazil and Iñapari/Peru, 11 January 2019

As Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro began a new six-year term on Thursday, Peru led Canada, the United States, and 12 other countries in the Americas in refusing to recognise his presidency, citing irregularities in his May 2018 election and despair over an economic collapse that has precipitated the largest exodus in the region’s history.

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10 Jan 2019 description

Washington, D.C. - Ahead of the start of a new mandate for President Nicolás Maduro on January 10, following an election process that failed to reach the minimum standards of free and fair elections in the country, the Commission warns of the further weakening of Venezuelan institutions, of persistent structural issues affecting human rights and of the serious consequences that a Venezuelan withdrawal from the OAS would have for the Venezuelan people.

10 Jan 2019 description

We aim to increase resilience of protected areas in the Amazon biome, to create livelihoods for communities in the midst of a changing climate scenario.

04 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Dejar su país, no fue fácil. Según cifras de UNICEF, más de 80 mil niños y niñas y adolescentes venezolanos ingresaron al país, solo hasta setiembre. Algunos encontraron la mano amiga de peruanos, para un nuevo comienzo.

Lima, 04 de enero 2019.- Adriham Tona tiene 9 años y hoy puede cobijarse en una habitación que la profesora Angelita le dio a él y a su papá Alfredo Tona, en Tumbes, cuando se enteró que cada día buscaban donde pasar la noche.

04 Jan 2019 description
report UN News Service

La Alta Comisionada para los Derechos Humanos ha contestadi a las autoridades venezolanas que antes de su visita, un equipo de su oficina debería viajar al país para asegurar que tenga “acceso a todas las áreas necesarias”.

La Alta Comisionada para los Derechos Humanos, Michelle Bachelet, ha recibido una invitación formal del Gobierno de Venezuela para visitar el país.

30 Dec 2018 description

Some 3.3 million people have fled Venezuela since 2015 and the United Nations estimates another 2 million could follow in 2019

  • Tensions building as more Latin Americans flee homelands

  • UN predicts 2 million more Venezuelans to migrate in 2019

  • Appeal for global help as more countries impacted

By Anastasia Moloney

28 Dec 2018 description

Montevideo - La Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM) publicó hoy (27/12) los resultados de la primera ronda de la Matriz de Seguimiento de Desplazamiento (DTM por su sigla en inglés), realizada a población venezolana en Uruguay.

28 Dec 2018 description

We asked aid agencies to name their three priorities for 2019

by Emma Batha

LONDON, Dec 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid agencies are bracing for a challenging new year as they tackle protracted conflicts from Yemen to Central African Republic and get to grips with escalating crises such as the mass exodus of Venezuelans fleeing turmoil at home.

28 Dec 2018 description

VIENNA, 19 DECEMBER 2018

Council of ministers resolves to provide over 6.4 million euros in humanitarian aid from the Foreign Disaster Fund

27 Dec 2018 description
report Project HOPE

Millwood, VA (December 18, 2018) — Project HOPE says it is scaling up its medical response in the border regions in Colombia as thousands of displaced Venezuelans arrive each day, escaping extreme shortages of food and medicine and inflation that is soaring out of control.

The international health NGO warned that the Western Hemisphere’s most urgent humanitarian crisis is getting worse and Colombia’s health care system is facing a significant spike in patient volume.

24 Dec 2018 description
report The Guardian

As Brazil threatens to quit the new UN migration pact, its border-town shelters are bursting at the seams, with hundreds more arriving each day

A short distance from the Venezuelan border, Venessa Márquez and Jesús Andrade sit in the fading light, surrounded by their possessions and waiting to hear if they’ll be given a bed at the nearby shelter – or spend their first night in Brazil sleeping on the street.

Read more on The Guardian.

21 Dec 2018 description
report Igarapé Institute

Long an advocate for refugee rights, Brazil’s response to the Venezuelan crisis has fallen short. Here’s how it could be improved.

By Maiara Folly and Robert Muggah

Published in Americas Quarterly

21 Dec 2018 description

The immigrants will be assisted by organization Caritas

Veronica Gabriel Castañeda, 19, set off from Venezuela five months pregnant after deciding the rights violations and the economic collapse she was witnessing in her own country would not be tackled any time soon. In addition to interrupting her Biology studies at the university, the young woman parted from her mother in August 2017 to migrate to Brazil, accompanied by her husband, administrator Robert Antonio Rodrigues, 28, four days after her wedding.