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17 Oct 2018 description

Georgetown – La OIM en su calidad de Organismo de las Naciones Unidas para la Migración se encuentra entregando artículos no alimentarios esenciales (repelente para insectos, jabón, pasta dental), productos de limpieza (baldes, detergentes, cloro), además de redes para mosquitos, hamacas y frazadas a migrantes venezolanos que se encuentran en Guyana en situación de alta vulnerabilidad.

17 Oct 2018 description

Lima – La Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM) en su calidad de Organismo de las Naciones Unidas para la Migración y el ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, han lanzado la campaña denominada Tu Causa es mi Causa la cual tiene como objetivo el fortalecimiento de la solidaridad, la promoción de la integración y la mitigación de la xenofobia contra los venezolanos en Perú.

17 Oct 2018 description

Based on the latest official data available as of September 2018, it is estimated that over 2.6 million Venezuelans live outside their country.

Over 186,800 asylum claims have been filed worldwide in 2018, surpassing the 2017-year end figure.
Peru has become the main country of asylum for Venezuelans.

IOM and UNHCR appointed Mr. Eduardo Stein as Joint Special Representative. Mr. Stein will be promoting a harmonized regional approach in coordination with governments and relevant actors.

16 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

US$ 638,791 cash-based transfers made

US$ 3.83 m six months (October 2018-March 2019) net funding requirements

39,086 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

• WFP’s provided attention to 22,950 vulnerable people on the move. As the Venezuelan migration crisis continues, the majority of people assisted are Venezuelans (76.6 percent), followed by Colombians (22.6 percent) and 0.8 percent of other nationalities.

16 Oct 2018 description

At the end of his mission to assess the regional impact of Venezuelans leaving their country, Filippo Grandi commits to more cooperation with host governments.

By Marta Martinez from Quito, Ecuador | 16 October 2018

16 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

509.3 mt of food assistance distributed

1.216.631 USD cash-based transfers made

USD 56.5 m six months (October 2018 - March 2019) net funding requirements

141.234 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

16 Oct 2018 description

Lima – The United Nations, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, have launched the Tu Causa es mi Causa campaign to strengthen solidarity, promote integration and mitigate xenophobia against Venezuelans in Peru.

The campaign was launched on 13 October in Lima, the main host city of Venezuelans in Peru. Parallel events took place in the border towns of Tumbes and Tacna.

14 Oct 2018 description

Georgetown – La OIM en su calidad de Organismo de las Naciones Unidas para la Migración se encuentra entregando artículos no alimentarios esenciales (repelente para insectos, jabón, pasta dental), productos de limpieza (baldes, detergentes, cloro), además de redes para mosquitos, hamacas y frazadas a migrantes venezolanos que se encuentran en Guyana en situación de alta vulnerabilidad.

13 Oct 2018 description

During a visit to Peru following the flows of Venezuelan refugees and migrants, UNHCR chief says ensuring legal pathways to stay should be a regional priority.

By Marta Martinez in Lima, Peru | 12 October 2018

12 Oct 2018 description

64.565
Personas afectadas Aprox.
12.913
Familias afectadas Aprox.
2.152
Niños, niñas y adolescentes sin acceso a clases

12 Oct 2018 description

Georgetown – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is providing essential non-food items (NFI) such as personal hygiene products (insect repellent, soap, toothpaste), cleaning products (buckets, detergents, chlorine), along with mosquito nets, hammocks, and blankets to highly vulnerable Venezuelan migrants in Guyana.

The initiative, carried out as part of IOM Regional Action Plan (RAP), has reached over 793 Venezuelan migrants, particularly members of the indigenous Warao tribe arriving in the regions of Barima Waini and Pomerron Supanaam.

10 Oct 2018 description

Context

With over 2.6 million refugees and migrants outside Venezuela, Latin America is experiencing the biggest exodus in its history. The outflow of people keeps increasing, while national capacities are increasingly overstretched.

In this context, several Governments seek political solutions, international solidarity and a robust well-coordinated and comprehensive regional approach to steer the operational response in support of refugees and migrants from Venezuela.

09 Oct 2018 description
report UN News Service

El Alto Comisionado de la ONU para los Refugiados se encuentra de visita en América Latina para evaluar la situación en la que viven los refugiados y migrantes venezolanos. Su primera etapa ha sido Colombia, donde ha presenciado tanto la salida de miles de personas como del trabajo de las comunidades de acogida.

El domingo pasado, Filippo Grandi, visitó Villa del Rosario, donde fue testigo de cómo unos cuatro mil venezolanos cruzan la frontera a diario para entrar en Colombia, en este caso, a través del puente internacional Simón Bolívar.

09 Oct 2018 description

DESTACADOS

  • Crítica situación humanitaria del país por accionar de grupos armados
  • Acciones armadas y ataques contra infraestructura y bienes civiles perisisten

En este número:

09 Oct 2018 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani
Location: Geneva
Date: 9 October 2018
Subject: (1) Bangladesh (2) Venezuela

1. Bangladesh