Brazil field hospital a life saver for indigenous stricken by COVID-19
Native people are among the hardest hit by coronavirus. A field hospital in Boa Vista is helping save their lives.
UNHCR expands support to refugees and host communities in Brazil as COVID-19 takes its toll
Seven refugees making a difference during the time of COVID-19
By producing soap, treating the sick and shopping for the vulnerable, these refugees from around the world are taking action to fight the coronavirus.
Southern Hemisphere winter intensifies hardship for displaced Venezuelans
Winter threatens Venezuelans unprepared for the cold
As chilly weather steals over South America, vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants brace for added hardship.
UNHCR and IOM welcome donor pledges for Venezuelan refugees and migrants
UNHCR-IOM Joint Press Release
Indigenous refugees battle Coronavirus in Latin America
Coronavirus threatens indigenous Venezuelans seeking safety in Brazil
COVID-19 has hit the Brazilian Amazon particularly hard, exposing highly vulnerable native people from Venezuela to the potentially deadly disease.
In their host countries, two LGBTI refugees from Venezuela start new lives
LGBTI refugees often face a long road to safety. But for a gay man and a transwoman from Venezuela, building new lives in their host countries represented a 'rebirth.'