396 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
18 Jan 2019 description

An art project helps female asylum seekers from El Salvador and Honduras become more aware of their rights and discover a new family in Mexico.

By Marta Martinez in Tapachula, Mexico

A new mural decorates the streets of Tapachula, the busiest town on the Mexican side of the border with Guatemala. In vivid earthy tones, it depicts a woman holding a baby in her arms, sprinkled with the names of the two dozen women from north Central America who painted it and profound words capturing their aspirations: love, trust, freedom, safety.

18 Jan 2019 description

À la fin du mois de décembre 2018, 21 Plans de réponse humanitaire (HRP) et le Plan régional de réponse pour la Syrie (3RP) nécessitaient 24,93 milliards de dollars pour assister 97,9 millions de personnes ayant un besoin urgent d’assistance humanitaire. Les financements requis restaient identiques à ceux enregistrés à fin du mois de novembre 2018. Les plans sont financés à hauteur de 14,58 milliards de dollars, comblant 58,5% des besoins financiers pour 2018.

16 Jan 2019 description

The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It provides a quarterly forward-looking analysis of major disaster risks to food security and agriculture, specifically highlighting:

14 Jan 2019 description

Melanie Teff and Daphne Panayotatos

Living under the government of President Nicolás Maduro, Venezuelans face political repression, extreme shortages of food and medicine, lack of social services, and economic collapse. Three million of them – or about 10 percent of the population – have fled the country. The vast majority have sought refuge in the Americas, where host states are struggling with the unprecedented influx.

11 Jan 2019 description
file preview
Arabic version
file preview
English version

At the end of December 2018, 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria Regional Response Plan (3RP) required US$24.93 billion to assist 97.9 million people in urgent need of humanitarian support. The requirements remained unchanged as of the end of November 2018. The plans are funded at $14.58 billion which amounts to 58.5 per cent of financial requirements for 2018. Notably, the percentage of total funding contributed through humanitarian response plans carried out by the UN with partners in 2018 is estimated at 62.9%.

07 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

US$ 713,871 cash-based transfers made

US$ 41.45 m total requirements

43,053 people assisted in October 2018

Operational Updates

• 28,766 people benefited from WFP’s food vouchers. The majority of people assisted are Venezuelans (78.5 percent), followed by Colombians (19.3 percent) and 2.2 percent other nationalities.

03 Jan 2019 description

DESTACADOS

  • Aumento significativo del confinamiento y restricciones a la movilidad

  • Los ataques contra la población civil no cesan

En este número:

  • Incremento del impacto humanitario en 2018 P.1

  • Miles de personas afectadas por la temporada de lluvias P.5

  • Preocupa el contexto humanitario en Catatumbo P.5

  • Retos para abordar las crecientes necesidades en Colombia P.7

  • Mensajes desde el terreno P.8

02 Jan 2019 description

Este reporte es producido por el Grupo de Trabajo sobre Refugiados y Migrantes (GTRM) y consolida información sobre la respuesta operacional para refugiados y migrantes provenientes de Venezuela y comunidades de acogida. Este reporte cubre las actividades desarrolladas por los miembros del GTRM a lo largo del presente año, con la inclusión de datos e información disponibles al 30 de noviembre de 2018.

31 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

  • 3 million No. of Venezuelans living abroad, including:

  • 2.4 million No. of Venezuelans in countries within Latin America and the Caribbean (Source: IOM/UNHCR, Nov 2018) 470,000 Approx. No. of children in need of assistance as a consequence of the crisis in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Panama. (Preliminary estimations at transit/receiving country level.)

28 Dec 2018 description

La Matriz de Seguimiento de Desplazamiento busca generar información periódica y actualizada sobre las tendencias de movilidad de la población mundial con el fin de apoyar la toma de decisiones gubernamentales y profundizar en la comprensión de los procesos migratorios.

28 Dec 2018 description

We asked aid agencies to name their three priorities for 2019

by Emma Batha

LONDON, Dec 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid agencies are bracing for a challenging new year as they tackle protracted conflicts from Yemen to Central African Republic and get to grips with escalating crises such as the mass exodus of Venezuelans fleeing turmoil at home.

27 Dec 2018 description
report Project HOPE

Millwood, VA (December 18, 2018) — Project HOPE says it is scaling up its medical response in the border regions in Colombia as thousands of displaced Venezuelans arrive each day, escaping extreme shortages of food and medicine and inflation that is soaring out of control.

The international health NGO warned that the Western Hemisphere’s most urgent humanitarian crisis is getting worse and Colombia’s health care system is facing a significant spike in patient volume.

18 Dec 2018 description

La muestra para la ronda 4 de la DTM corresponde a 2.148 personas encuestadas procedentes de Venezuela, en los departamentos de Tumbes y Tacna.

17 Dec 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The IRC’s Watchlist 2019 highlights the countries we believe are at greatest risk of experiencing the worst humanitarian crises over the coming year.

14 Dec 2018 description

Comunicado de prensa conjunto OIM y ACNUR

GINEBRA, 14 de diciembre de 2018 – Debiendo enfrentar el mayor flujo de población en América Latina en años recientes, 95 organizaciones que cubren 16 países han estado trabajando conjuntamente a fin de establecer una respuesta integral a las urgentes necesidades de millones de migrantes y refugiados de Venezuela y sus comunidades de acogida. Este esfuerzo es coordinado por ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, y por OIM, la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones.