#EstamosUnidosVE: Venezuela Regional Crisis Response

#EstamosUnidosVE: Venezuela Regional Crisis Response

Venezuela is experiencing a political and economic crisis – marked by devastating hyperinflation – that has led to severe food and medicine shortages and has driven three million people to flee their once-prosperous country since 2014.

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Venezuela is experiencing a political and economic crisis – marked by devastating hyperinflation – that has led to severe food and medicine shortages and has driven three million people to flee their once-prosperous country since 2014.

"As good neighbors and supporters of the Venezuelan people, we are glad to be able to help, but we all know that this action is merely a short-term response, not a solution. For the sake of the Venezuelan people and the entire region, we must hope that the Maduro regime releases its crushing grip and that we see a return to democracy and to rule of law, for the sake of the Venezuelan people who deserve a peaceful, hopeful future." – Administrator Green


USAID Continues To Stand With The Venezuelan People 

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Administrator Green with Interim President Guaidó

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Last updated: February 11, 2020

February 4, 2019

More than one million Venezuelans are currently sheltering in Colombia after fleeing the political and economic crisis in their home country. Many have spent their entire life savings getting there, and are now traversing the country on foot to reach distant towns or other neighboring countries. Meet three Venezuelans embarking on a journey walking across Colombia.

February 1, 2019

Venezuela is experiencing a political and economic crisis — marked by devastating hyperinflation — that has led to severe food and medicine shortages and has driven three million people to flee the once-prosperous country since 2014. Here’s a look at how, and where, USAID is supporting humanitarian response efforts throughout the region.

January 31, 2019

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met with Carlos Vecchio, the Charge d'Affaires at the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC, and the Honorable Julio Borges, Ambassador of Venezuela to the Lima Group

January 30, 2019

Today, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green spoke by phone with the interim President of Venezuela, the Honorable Juan Guaidó. Administrator Green echoed President Trump and Secretary Pompeo in expressing the United States' solidarity with the Venezuelan people and Venezuela's National Assembly, the only legitimate governing body duly elected by Venezuelans.

January 24, 2019

Today, Secretary of State Pompeo announced that the United States is ready to provide more than $20 million in initial humanitarian assistance to the people of Venezuela as they struggle to cope with severe food and medicine shortages and the other dire impacts of their country's political and economic crisis caused by the illegitimate Maduro regime.

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