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UNHCR fulfilling its Green Energy Strategy in Jordan

Spokesperson for Northern Europe, Elisabeth Haslund, speaks from Azraq refugee camp in Jordan, which runs entirely on solar power. With IKEA Foundation’s support, UNHCR is fulfilling its Green Energy Strategy and making sure refugee situations do not leave a negative climate impact.

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People continue to leave Venezuela to escape violence, insecurity and threats as well as lack of food, medicine and essential services. With over 4 million Venezuelans now living abroad, the vast majority in countries within Latin America and the Caribbean, this is the largest exodus in the region’s recent history.


Over 4 million

refugees and migrants from Venezuela worldwide (government figures)



asylum-seekers from Venezuela worldwide (government figures)

As of 9 July 2019

More data on Venezuela from the UNHCR Data Portal

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