LA GUAJIRA, COLOMBIA (June 19, 2019) — Abuse and exploitation of women migrating from Venezuela has reached alarming levels, the leading humanitarian organization CARE has found in a snapshot gender analysis at the Venezuela-Colombia border released today.
More than 3 million people have fled Venezuela, mainly to Colombia which hosts around 1 million people. CARE, in partnership with local organizations, is providing food and nutrition services as well as critical health service referrals and psycho-social support.
ATLANTA—CARE President and CEO, Michelle Nunn, issued the following statement on the escalating humanitarian crisis in Venezuela:
CARE Scales Up Response to the Venezuela Crisis, Warns that Venezuelan Women Face Unprecedented Suffering Across Latin America.
QUITO (December 13, 2018) – CARE is scaling up operations across Latin America to meet the huge and increasing needs. It is urgently seeking an addition US $45 million to support people both inside Venezuela and in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru over the next three years.
QUITO (September 13, 2018) - The international community urgently needs to step up funding and better coordinate their efforts to support hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela, warns aid organization CARE.
CARE is appealing for $4 million to meet the immediate needs of those in need in Venezuela and its borders.