When Brayan and his family fled their home in Venezuela, he found the transition to life in Colombia extremely difficult. Save the Children is helping vulnerable boys and girls cope with the effects of the effects of malnutrition, disease and chronic stress.

Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis: Facts, Figures and How to Help

Millions of Venezuelan families who have been struggling to survive inside their home country are fleeing out of desperation. The surge in the flow of migrants, many of whom are young children, is greater than the number of those who crossed the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in 2015. As we see and hear horrifying stories of children arriving in Colombia, Peru and across the Latin America region after harrowing journeys, sometimes all alone, the effects of malnutrition, disease and chronic stress sprawled across their innocent faces, it is clear that this is a true children’s emergency.

Save the Children has been working in Colombia since 1963, and has a long history responding to humanitarian disasters in the region. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we are one of the very few organizations focused on protecting Venezuelan children in Colombia. Thanks to our donors, we are aligning our humanitarian resources in Peru as well. With your help, we are working to change the lives of the children of Venezuela. But we need your continued support.


FAQs: What you need to know about the Venezuela Regional Crisis

FAQs: What you need to know about the Venezuela Regional Crisis


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