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19 Jul 2018 description
report Igarapé Institute

Brazil is facing a range of challenges in protecting and caring for refugees. There are tens of thousands new arrivals from Venezuela. But there are also roughly 10,000 refugees and asylum seekers in major Brazilian cities, including in Rio de Janeiro, many of them from Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Many of them are struggling to find work.

13 Jul 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 support findings.

13 Jul 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 Nova Canaã 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 support findings.

13 Jul 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 Jardim Floresta 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 support findings.

13 Jul 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 Tancredo Neves 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 support findings.

13 Jul 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 support findings.

13 Jul 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 support findings.

13 Jul 2018 description

CONTEXT

Economic turmoil and civil unrest have led to the displacement of a large part of the Venezuelan population to neighbouring countries, including Brazil. The Northern State of Roraima has absorbed a large part of Venezuelans crossing over to Brazil, with an average of 416 arrivals per day (Brazilian Army, June 2018). With the aim to support humanitarian response in the State capital, Boa Vista city, REACH is conducting area based assessments.

13 Jul 2018 description

CONTEXT

Economic turmoil and civil unrest have led to the displacement of a large part of the Venezuelan population to neighbouring countries, including Brazil. The Northern State of Roraima has absorbed a large part of Venezuelans crossing over to Brazil, with an average of 416 arrivals per day (Brazilian Army, June 2018). With the aim to support humanitarian response in the State capital, Boa Vista city, REACH is conducting area based assessments.

13 Jul 2018 description

CONTEXT

Economic turmoil and civil unrest have led to the displacement of a large part of the Venezuelan population to neighbouring countries, including Brazil. The Northern State of Roraima has absorbed a large part of Venezuelans crossing over to Brazil, with an average of 416 arrivals per day (Brazilian Army, June 2018). With the aim to support humanitarian response in the State capital, Boa Vista city, REACH is conducting area based assessments.

13 Jul 2018 description

CONTEXT

Economic turmoil and civil unrest have led to the displacement of a large part of the Venezuelan population to neighbouring countries, including Brazil. The Northern State of Roraima has absorbed a large part of Venezuelans crossing over to Brazil, with an average of 416 arrivals per day (Brazilian Army, June 2018). With the aim to support humanitarian response in the State capital, Boa Vista city, REACH is conducting area based assessments.

13 Jul 2018 description

CONTEXT

Economic turmoil and civil unrest have led to the displacement of a large part of the Venezuelan population to neighbouring countries, including Brazil. The Northern State of Roraima has absorbed a large part of Venezuelans crossing over to Brazil, with an average of 416 arrivals per day (Brazilian Army, June 2018). With the aim to support humanitarian response in the State capital, Boa Vista city, REACH is conducting area based assessments.

13 Jul 2018 description

CONTEXT

Economic turmoil and civil unrest have led to the displacement of a large part of the Venezuelan population to neighbouring countries, including Brazil. The Northern State of Roraima has absorbed a large part of Venezuelans crossing over to Brazil, with an average of 416 arrivals per day (Brazilian Army, June 2018). With the aim to support humanitarian response in the State capital, Boa Vista city, REACH is conducting area based assessments.

13 Jul 2018 description

CONTEXT

Economic turmoil and civil unrest have led to the displacement of a large part of the Venezuelan population to neighbouring countries, including Brazil. The Northern State of Roraima has absorbed a large part of Venezuelans crossing over to Brazil, with an average of 416 arrivals per day (Brazilian Army, June 2018). With the aim to support humanitarian response in the State capital, Boa Vista city, REACH is conducting area based assessments.

05 Jul 2018 description

Se irán desde Roraima a Pernambuco, Paraíba y Río de Janeiro

Tres ciudades brasileñas reciben este martes (3) a inmigrantes venezolanos en una nueva etapa del proceso de interiorización. Se tiene previsto el traslado de 164 refugiados e inmigrantes que se encuentran en Boa Vista (Roraima), a las ciudades de Igarassu (Pernambuco); Conde (Paraíba), y Río de Janeiro.

Según el gobierno federal y las Naciones Unidas, la internalización es el proceso de trasladar a los venezolanos a otras ciudades del país.

04 Jul 2018 description

They set off from Roraima to Pernambuco, Paraíba, and Rio de Janeiro

Today (Jul. 3), three Brazilian cities are slated to welcome Venezuelan immigrants as part of a new stage in the relocation process. A total of 164 refugee applicants and immigrants are expected to set off from Boa Vista, capital city of Roraima state, north Brazil. They are to be resettled in Igarassu, Pernambuco; Conde, Paraíba; and Rio de Janeiro.

25 Jun 2018 description

The Europeans will visit refugee camps on the Brazil–Venezuela border

Por Marieta Cazarré

A delegation formed by seven members of the European Parliament is expected to arrive in Brazil today (Jun. 25) and proceed to Colombia in order to scrutinize the situation facing the Venezuelan refugees on the borders shared by the two countries with Venezuela.

22 Jun 2018 description

OVERVIEW

In 2016 and 2017 Brazil has witnessed a sharp increase in the number of asylum applications submitted by Venezuelan nationals. By November 2017, according the official statistics, there were 20,137 Venezuelan asylum seekers in Brazil. Considering the evolving situation in Venezuela, the number of persons fleeing the deteriorating situation in Venezuela is likely to keep rising.

15 Jun 2018 description

"From now on we will use this precious good in a much more rational way"

By Karla Mendes

PLANALTINA, Brazil, June 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Surveying a field of 50,000 green peppers, Daniel de Almeida proudly explains how he "produces" all the water needed by crops and livestock on his farm on the outskirts of Brasilia, a city about to end water rationing after a severe drought.

12 Jun 2018 description

Brasilia - ¿Cómo interactúan el derecho migratorio y los derechos de los indígenas? ¿Qué derechos tienen los migrantes indígenas cuando llegan a tierras extranjeras? Estos son algunos de los interrogantes de los cuales se ha ocupado el informe Aspectos Legales de la Asistencia a los Migrantes Indígenas de Venezuela a Brasil, lanzado por la OIM, el Organismo de Naciones Unidas para la Migración, la semana pasada (08/06).