Infographic: U.S. Response to the Venezuela Regional Crisis

U.S. Response to the Venezuela Regional Crisis

Venezuela is experiencing a political and economic crisis—marked by devastating hyperinflation—that has led to severe shortages of food and medicine and has driven nearly 4.5 million Venezuelans to flee the once-prosperous country. The United States is providing life-saving humanitarian and development assistance inside Venezuela and throughout the region to meet emergency needs, stem the spread of infectious diseases, and support countries that are hosting Venezuelans who have fled their country.

$644 Million

to support U.S. humanitarian and development programs, of which nearly $473 million is providing life-saving aid to both Venezuelans inside Venezuela, as well as to the millions of Venezuelans forced to flee to 16 countries regionally.

Hurricane Dorian made landfall over The Bahamas’ Abaco and Grand Bahama islands from September 1 to 2

4.5 million

Venezuelans displaced globally

7 million

Venezuelans in need of humanitarian aid*

U.S. Humanitarian Assistance Provided:

  • Community Kitchens & Nutrition
  • Food Vouchers
  • Household Items
  • Primary Health Services & Mobile Clinics
  • Medical staff, Medicine & Equipment
  • Child-Friendly Spaces
  • Vaccinations & Disease Surveillance
  • Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene
  • Livestock, Seeds, & Tools

USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team

This elite team is on the ground throughout the region, working in several countries to conduct assessments, identify priority needs, and coordinate the U.S. Government's humanitarian response.

Date 
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

Last updated: October 28, 2019