Snapshots from around the world: Our COVID-19 response
See what we're doing as the virus reaches the countries most vulnerable to its health and economic impacts.
September 13, 2019
Alone in Colombia, a Venezuelan mother builds a new life
Elisa, 33, is a mother of two and one of many Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia to escape the economic collapse in Venezuela. She currently works 12 hours a day selling products in a park.
August 13, 2019
The facts: Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis
For several years Venezuela – once the richest country in South America – has been hurtling toward economic, social and institutional collapse, spurring a regional humanitarian crisis and mass migration. You can help. Learn more about the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and the region and join us in supporting the families who are fleeing.
August 09, 2019
"I was working Monday to Monday and still it wasn't enough": Becoming a Venezuelan refugee
Jose and his family withstood the crisis in Venezuela for as long as they could, but when their situation grew so desperate that they couldn’t afford food, they made the painful decision to leave their home and seek survival in Colombia.
February 15, 2019
7 crises we're watching in 2019
Yemen, Nigeria, Colombia and beyond — here are the top crises we're keeping an eye on in 2019.
July 11, 2018
Out of tragedy, a new family forms
When Oriana fled with her children to Colombia, she found herself with both less and more than she bargained for: living under a bridge with a large, surrogate family of equally desperate Venezuelan refugees. Here's her story.