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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

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

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.

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.

11 Oct 2018 description

PUNTOS DESTACADOS

  • El vicepresidente de Estados Unidos, Michael R. Pence, anunció el aporte de más de $48 millones en fondos adicionales de parte del Gobierno de Estados Unidos para apoyar las actividades de asistencia humanitaria en respuesta a la crisis regional por la situación de Venezuela

  • Las organizaciones de salud confirman más casos de sarampión y difteria en Venezuela.

  • La ONU designa a un Representante Especial Conjunto para apoyar la respuesta a la crisis regional por la situación de Venezuela

10 Oct 2018 description

SITUATION

  • Ecuador hosts many refugees and asylum-seekers fleeing violence in Colombia, as well as Venezuelans seeking shelter from the ongoing political and economic crisis in Venezuela. As of August, more than 60,000 Colombians and approximately 250,000 Venezuelans were sheltering in Ecuador, many of whom were in need of food, health and nutrition assistance, according to the Government of Ecuador and relief actors.

10 Oct 2018 description

SITUATION

  • Despite recent peace accords between the Government of Colombia (GoC) and the country’s largest guerilla movement, humanitarian needs in Colombia remain high, driven by ongoing violence, the effects of natural disasters and the escalating crisis in Venezuela.

10 Oct 2018 description

SITUATION

  • Deteriorating economic and political conditions in Venezuela— characterized by extreme hyperinflation and severe shortages of food and medicine—have contributed to increasing humanitarian needs and triggered an influx of Venezuelans into Brazil, as well as other countries in the region.

09 Oct 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 4.89 million Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Colombian Red Cross Society (CRCS) to deliver assistance and support to 120,000 people. This 16-month operation focuses on supporting migrants in the areas of health, water and sanitation, shelter, protection, livelihood and migration. This revised Emergency Appeal includes a scale up of the health intervention to address the basic health needs of migrants in ten departments in Colombia.

08 Oct 2018 description

Visiting Colombia’s borderlands, UNHCR’s Filippo Grandi says international community must do more to aid thousands of Venezuelans crossing, many seeking international protection.

By Marta Martinez in Villa del Rosario, Colombia | 08 October 2018

08 Oct 2018 description
report CARE

ABOUT THE REPORT

Refugees are uniquely vulnerable. But refugee girls doubly so. When extreme violence, hunger or climate drives them from their homes, they are the first to be trafficked for sex or child labor; the first to be exploited as tools of war; and the first to lose their childhoods. Meanwhile, they are the last to be fed, the last to be enrolled in school and, too often, the last to be valued.

MORE THAN 17 MILLION GIRLS HAVE BEEN DISPLACED AMID THE GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS

06 Oct 2018 description
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El Canciller de Venezuela y la Directora Regional de UNICEF para América Latina y Caribe firman un acuerdo para la ampliación de la cooperación en las áreas de salud y nutrición, educación, protección y agua, saneamiento e hygiene

CARACAS, 5 de octubre de 2018.- El Gobierno de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela y el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia, UNICEF, firmaron esta mañana un plan para la profundización del Programa País vigente en distintos sectores dirigidos a la niñez y adolescencia.

05 Oct 2018 description

Hundreds of thousands of children, women and men seek safety and security over the border.

By Sibylla Brodzinsky in Maicao, Colombia | 05 October 2018

Yuliany Ayala pondered her family’s future as she nursed her nine-day-old son Andry Jesús from the corner of a room lined with bunk beds in a shelter for the most vulnerable of Venezuelan refugees and migrants arriving daily in the town.

05 Oct 2018 description
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FUNDING REQUIRED $25.32B

FUNDING RECEIVED $10.63B

UNMET REQUIREMENTS COVERAGE $14.69B

COVERAGE 42%

PEOPLE IN NEED 133.8M

PEOPLE TO RECEIVE AID 97.4M

COUNTRIES AFFECTED 41

Spotlight on the recent disaster in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

05 Oct 2018 description

Brasilia – Who are the Venezuelan children and adolescents who have arrived in Brazil in recent months? What are the needs and vulnerabilities of these girls and boys?

Answers to these and other questions were provided by IOM, the UN Migration Agency and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) when they published this week (02/10), results of a new survey completed by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DMT) unit focusing on children and adolescents.

04 Oct 2018 description

Tras un diagnóstico sobre la situación generada por el desbordamiento del río Maya, un equipo multidisciplinario liderado por las autoridades locales del Movimiento Somos Venezuela hicieron un abordaje de ayuda integral en la población de Puerto Maya, ubicada en la frontera costera de los estados Vargas y Aragua.

La información fue dada a conocer por María de García, coordinadora estadal del movimiento y primera combatiente regional, al ofrecer este jueves un balance sobre las actividades que se realizaron en el sector, perteneciente a la franja costera oeste de la entidad.

03 Oct 2018 description

UNICEF y OIM presentan los desafíos vivenciados por niños, niñas y adolescentes venezolanos que llegan a Brasil