Venezuela’s power outage: Blackout leads to increased vulnerability of women and girls

A group of women who are part of CARE's Every Voice Counts project in Sudan look at the camera and smile. Ala Kheir/CARE

ShareTweetShareEmail Venezuela’s power outage: Blackout leads to increased vulnerability of women and girls Mar 13, 2019 Responding to the ongoing power outages in Venezuela, CARE International experts have warned that the situation is exacerbating an already catastrophic humanitarian situation. Catalina Vargas, the Humanitarian Regional Coordinator for Latin America, said: “We are aware that things have…

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Emergency alert: Venezuela

As political tensions swirl inside Venezuela, the humanitarian impact continues to be felt both in Venezuela and across the surrounding region.

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Fleeing Venezuela: Outside the law and at serious risk

Milagros Rincon, une mère de trois enfants qui est âgée de 31 ans, a voyagé avec sa famille pendant plusieurs jours du Venezuela à la Colombie puis en Équateur. Le voyage s’est fait en autobus et à pied. Le parcours a été long, dit-elle. Comme elle, de nombreuses personnes n’ont eu d’autre choix que de…

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VENEZUELA: Mismatched migration policies leave displaced people in dire conditions between borders

A group of women who are part of CARE's Every Voice Counts project in Sudan look at the camera and smile. Ala Kheir/CARE

The international community urgently needs to step up funding and better coordinate their efforts to support hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela, warns CARE. Growing numbers of people continue to leave Venezuela in search of safety while neighboring countries become increasingly strained. “The recent political developments in Venezuela have increased tensions in the region,…

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