UNHCR and IOM welcome Colombia's decision to regularize Venezuelan refugees and migrants
UNHCR–IOM Joint Press Release
Venezuelans defy the pandemic to seek a future in Colombia
Visiting Maicao, UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi urges greater support for countries hosting millions of displaced Venezuelans amid COVID-19 crisis.
Statement by the UN High Commissioner for refugees on Colombia's new temporary protection measure for Venezuelans
Urgent support needed for Venezuelan refugees and migrants facing trauma and hardship
Forced back home by the pandemic, Venezuelan grandmother sees no choice but to flee once again
With lockdown making it all but impossible for many Venezuelan refugees and migrants to meet their basic needs, thousands have headed home – only to have to flee again.
'Walking in their shoes has given me the tools I need to serve'
UNHCR has over 17,000 personnel. Meet Elvia Peñaranda, a Venezuelan UN Refugee Volunteer who draws on her own experiences to assist Venezuelans refugees and migrants in Colombia.
Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As COVID-19 pandemic roils Latin America, Venezuelans face wave of evictions
Lockdown job losses make it impossible for many vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants to keep a roof over their heads.
Colombian woman devotes life to helping sexually exploited children heal
Mayerlín Vergara Pérez wins Nansen Refugee Award for her work helping young survivors of sexual violence, many of them refugees, rebuild their lives.