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02 May 2018 description
report Theirworld

Edited by Their News from reports by Dylan Baddour and Vivian Sequera Thomson Reuters Foundation

The country's economic woes are hitting education - and thousands of families are trying to get their children into school in neighbouring countries.

The economic and hunger crisis that has gripped Venezuela is also driving millions of children out of school.

10 Apr 2018 description
report Theirworld

Ewan Watt
Online Editor, Theirworld

Malnutrition and diseases are on the rise and hundreds of thousands have fled the South American country because of hunger and violence.

If you were to ask people to name the world's major refugee crises, it's doubtful that Venezuela would be high on anyone's list.

But more than 1.5 million people have fled the South American country to get away from hunger, violence and disease.

As with any refugee crisis, children are being hit badly - particularly the very young.