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19 Sep 2018 description

PUNTOS DESTACADOS

 El embajador de Estados Unidos en el Perú, Krishna R. Urs, anuncia el aporte de $500 000 en fondos de USAID para respaldar las actividades sanitarias en el Perú en respuesta a la crisis regional por la situación de Venezuela

 Las organizaciones de salud registran más casos confirmados de sarampión y difteria en Venezuela, además de la propagación constante del sarampión a nivel regional

 Los gobiernos de acogida siguen revisando sus políticas de inmigración ante los movimientos poblacionales que se están produciendo

13 Sep 2018 description
report CARE

QUITO (September 13, 2018) - The international community urgently needs to step up funding and better coordinate their efforts to support hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela, warns aid organization CARE.

11 Sep 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • U.S. Ambassador to Peru Krishna R.
    Urs announces $500,000 in USAID funding to support Venezuela regional crisis response health activities in Peru

  • Health actors record additional confirmed measles and diphtheria cases in Venezuela, as well as the continued regional spread of measles

  • Host governments continue to reevaluate immigration policies in light of ongoing population movements

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

07 Sep 2018 description

Este jueves fue enviado un avión con 9 toneladas de enseres e insumos a las comunidades afectadas por las precipitaciones a los estados Monagas y Bolívar, luego que el viceministro de Gestión del Riesgo y Protección Civil, G/B Randy Rodríguez, realizará una visita el pasado miércoles y constatara las necesidades en refugios y comunidades afectadas por la crecida del río Orinoco.

07 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• The scale of needs resulting from the outflow of Venezuelans is rapidly surpassing the capacities of receiving and transit countries, further straining already vulnerable host communities. In many of the arriving areas there are pre-existing conditions of vulnerability and weak or lack of health, education and protection services.

07 Sep 2018 description

In the past month, the numbers of people on the move has dramatically increased with an upsurge of adults and children walking from destination to destination. The Colombian Red Cross Society (CRCS) has faced challenges due to the changing nature of this population flow, which has led to modifying fixed aid units in the border areas to the establishment of mobile aid points along the roads where this population transits.

06 Sep 2018 description

This Regional Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 7.4 million Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support National Societies on the scaling up of their response to the increasing population movement in the Americas, supporting initially Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Uruguay to deliver assistance to 200,000 people (including host communities) for 12 months, with a focus on the following areas: shelter, livelihoods and basic need, health, water and sanitation, protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) and migration.

05 Sep 2018 description

The deepening political and socio-economic crisis in Venezuela has led to one of the biggest mass displacements in the history of South America. Although no consolidated figure for the region is available, all sources indicate that migration from Venezuela to neighbouring countries is drastically increasing. 117,300 Venezuelans filed asylum claims in the first half of 2018 alone, already more than the number of asylum claims reported at the end of 2017 (113,438).

05 Sep 2018 description

Background

Since early 2015, Venezuelans have been leaving their country of origin due to social, economic and political turmoil. As of July 2018 it was estimated that over 54,000 Venezuelans are in Brazil, with the large majority entering the country through Pacaraima. Pacaraima is a small border town with an estimated population of 15,000 people, located in the north of Roraima state, 215 km from the state capital Boa Vista. Between June and August 2018, 7,989 people were recorded to have crossed the border from Venezuela through Pacaraima.

31 Aug 2018 description

1. Contexto Humanitario

En los primeros siete meses de 2018, al menos 21.229 personas se han desplazado en eventos masivos por causa de la violencia armada y generalizada, representando el 113% del total de las personas desplazadas en 2017.

28 Aug 2018 description

In the first quarter of 2018, our teams brought together more than 100 health care professionals for an emergency room trauma course aimed at increasing the chances of survival for patients at risk in hospitals. Medical supplies were also provided, some of which were used for treating wounds in public and military hospitals, for example.

Over 500 patients were assisted in the first quarter of 2018, including victims of urban violence and emergency cases.

28 Aug 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Deberán tomarse acciones ante peligro inminente de afectación a la salud y saneamiento

El Ejecutivo declaró el estado de emergencia en los distritos de Aguas Verdes y Zarumilla de la provincia de Zarumilla, y en el distrito de Tumbes de la provincia y departamento de Tumbes, por peligro inminente de afectación a la salud y saneamiento, ante el incremento de la migración internacional proveniente del norte.

28 Aug 2018 description

Un total de 1.338 personas han sido movilizadas en los buses asignados para garantizar el tránsito digno de los ciudadanos venezolanos en nuestro país. Desde el pasado viernes 24 de agosto, se cumple con estos traslados luego de que diversas entidades del Gobierno, bajo la coordinación de la Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos, resolvieran ofrecer un Corredor Humanitario para los extranjeros que deseen ir desde la frontera con Colombia hasta Perú.

24 Aug 2018 description

La Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos, en el marco de la Emergencia por Movilidad Humana y el establecimiento del corredor humanitario, estableció puntos estratégicos para la entrega de Asistencia Humanitaria a los ciudadanos venezolanos que salieron hacia Huaquillas.

La asistencia se ofrece para garantizar un tránsito digno de los foráneos y aliviar el viaje de más de 18 horas que tienen que cumplir en su periplo.

24 Aug 2018 description

Caracas, 22 de agosto de 2018 (OPS / OMS)- La Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), oficina regional de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS), en coordinación con el Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Salud (MPPS), brinda cooperación técnica para el fortalecimiento de las Áreas de Salud Integral Comunitaria (ASIC) y hospitales priorizados, ubicados en las zonas adyacentes a las poblaciones afectadas por el incremento del caudal de los ríos Orinoco, Caroní, Apure y Meta, que han sobrepasado su cota máxima de desborde.

23 Aug 2018 description
report El Universo

Con la finalidad de que la ayuda llegue de forma efectiva y organizada, la Cruz Roja Ecuatoriana gestiona, actualmente, la recepción de donaciones para los migrantes venezolanos.

La decisión se gestionó a través del COE Metropolitano, en la cual participa la Cruz Roja, desde que se declaró el estado de emergencia por movilidad humana.

23 Aug 2018 description

Summary

Economic instability and civil unrest have led to the displacement of Venezuelans to neighbouring countries, with more than 50,000 currently living in Brazil. This profile provides an overview of conditions in Pintolândia site. Population figures reported are based on registration data provided by UNHCR. Additional information collected through key informant interviews (KIIs) with actors working on the site has been used to supplement findings.

23 Aug 2018 description

Summary

Economic instability and civil unrest have led to the displacement of Venezuelans to neighbouring countries, with more than 50,000 currently living in Brazil. This profile provides an overview of conditions in São Vicente site. Population figures reported are based on registration data provided by UNHCR. Additional information collected through key informant interviews (KIIs) with actors working on the site has been used to supplement findings.

23 Aug 2018 description

Summary

Economic instability and civil unrest have led to the displacement of Venezuelans to neighbouring countries, with more than 50,000 currently living in Brazil. This profile provides an overview of conditions in Janokoida site. Population figures reported are based on registration data provided by UNHCR. Additional information collected through key informant interviews (KIIs) with actors working on the site has been used to supplement findings.