UNHCR and IOM welcome Colombia's decision to regularize Venezuelan refugees and migrants

UNHCR–IOM Joint Press Release

8 Feb 2021

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.

8 Feb 2021

Statement by the UN High Commissioner for refugees on Colombia's new temporary protection measure for Venezuelans

8 Feb 2021

UNHCR and IOM saddened at deaths of refugees and migrants in shipwreck off Venezuela coast

15 Dec 2020

Urgent support needed for Venezuelan refugees and migrants facing trauma and hardship

11 Dec 2020

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.

10 Dec 2020

US$1.44 billion needed to support refugees and migrants from Venezuela amid COVID-19

Joint UNHCR-IOM Press Release

10 Dec 2020

'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.

4 Dec 2020

Venezuelan jeweller defies disability to start over in exile

Discrimination and hurdles in accessing jobs, schools and health care make it harder for millions of refugees and asylum-seekers with disabilities to restart their lives.

3 Dec 2020