UN says Venezuelan migrant crisis is at a “critical moment”

One in four Venezuelan children are separated from one or both of their parents. One in three go to bed hungry. Nearly two-thirds have not attended school since the start of the pandemic.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The International Donors' Conference in Solidarity with Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants opened Thursday, June 17, with an appeal to the international community to assist displaced persons as well as host countries in the region, at "a critical moment" in this crisis.

This was defined by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, who said that the pandemic is "causing devastation in Latin America and the Caribbean" that makes refugees and migrants from Venezuela "face growing protection problems."

"One in four Venezuelan children are separated from one or both of their parents. One in three go to . . .

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