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

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

'Now we have room to speak. But we still have a long way to go'

UNHCR's Juliette Murekeyisoni reflects on progress and setbacks for displaced women and girls since a landmark conference in 1995.

6 Oct 2020

Southern Hemisphere winter intensifies hardship for displaced Venezuelans

29 May 2020

UNHCR and IOM welcome donor pledges for Venezuelan refugees and migrants

UNHCR-IOM Joint Press Release

26 May 2020

Urgent support needed as COVID-19 inflicts hardship on refugees and migrants from Venezuela

Joint UNHCR-IOM Press Release

12 May 2020