#EstamosUnidosVE: Venezuela Regional Crisis Response

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#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


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Last updated: February 11, 2020

February 7, 2019

More than one million Venezuelans have fled to Colombia to escape a political and economic crisis. But choosing to leave home is not an easy decision to make, especially when you’re leaving loved ones behind. Fabiana was forced to make this difficult choice.

February 6, 2019

RECOGNIZING THE REGIONAL HUMANITARIAN CRISIS: Former President Nicolas Maduro's systematic economic mismanagement, corruption, and violent oppression have caused severe shortages of food and medicine and needless human suffering, resulting in an exodus of millions of Venezuelans to neighboring countries.

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

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