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Latin America & the Caribbean - Monthly Humanitarian Snapshot - As of 5 December 2018

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  1. Migrant groups travelling through Mexico to the United States include many vulnerable people

  2. Ongoing armed confrontations in eastern Colombia displace more than 700 people

  3. Volcán de Fuego volcano erupts again, affecting thousands still reeling from June 3 eruptions

  4. El Niño forecast for late 2018-2019 warns of dry conditions in six Latin American countries

  5. Number of asylum claims from Nicaraguans steadily decline from previous months

  6. Seasonal flooding of the Paraguay river affects thousands in riverside communities in Asunción

  7. Per IOM and UNHCR, the number of Venezuelans abroad has now reached 3 million

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