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07 Jun 2018 description

Democratic Republic of the Congo tops neglected crises list

African countries top the Norwegian Refugee Council's annual list of neglected displacement crises for a third year in a row.

19 Mar 2018 description

Thousands of Venezuelans are crossing the borders daily into neighbouring countries in search of safety. Displaced by scarcity of food and medicines, but also because of violence and persecution, the growing numbers of Venezuelans fleeing their country are putting massive pressure on the region.
Over 4 million Venezuelans have fled to find safety in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Aruba, Curacao and Spain over the past 4 years. Neighbouring countries are overwhelmed and overstretched by the influx of Venezuelans.

07 Feb 2018 description

Nearly 700 children in El Tarra were forced to stop their regular classes after clashes between armed groups. "The reality for many children is in stark contrast to the positive picture painted by the peace agreement," warned Christian Visnes, the Norwegian Refugee Council's (NRC) Country Director in Colombia.

12 Jul 2017 description

Este documento es preparado por UMAIC con información de la Defensoría del Pueblo Regional Norte de Santander, Corporación Scalabrini, NRC, SJR, OCHA, ACNUR, OIM, PMA, y Pastoral Social de Abril - junio 2017.

  • Se han identificado cerca de 68 asentamientos humanos históricos en Norte de Santander donde ha llegado población migrante proveniente de Venezuela.

  • Se presentan vacíos en el conocimiento de la ley 1565 de 2012 (Retorno Positivo) para el goce efectivo de derechos de población colombiana retornada.

19 Nov 2015 description

Uno de los principales desafíos que enfrenta actualmente la población solicitante de refugio y refugiados en Venezuela, es el limitado acceso a alimentos y productos de primera necesidad.

01 Dec 2014 description

Cartagena +30
Thousands flee violence in Latin America

In December 2014, Latin America and the Caribbean will stake out a new course for the protection of the region’s displaced populations during the next decade. New displacement drivers require new regional measures.