Venezuela Humanitarian Emergency

The COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact have complicated the humanitarian situation in Venezuela and host countries. Measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 have disrupted access to basic services and led tens of thousands of people who were living in neighbouring countries to return to Venezuela, where millions of people struggle to meet their basic needs. Access to food, water, sanitation, education and healthcare, including sexual and reproductive health services, has been severely constrained. Many health facilities lack essential supplies. There is also a high risk of gender-based violence, human trafficking and sexual exploitation, particularly for displaced women. UNFPA is working to ensure continuity of sexual and reproductive health services and reduce the risk of GBV for Venezuelan women and girls.

Country Population: 31.3 mil

Humanitarian needs

7 million
1.8 million
1.8 million
Last updated on - April 2021

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2020

  • People Reached
    Total people reached with all types of GBV services
    UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
    Number of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) reached with SRH services
    Number of adolescents aged 10-14 reached with SRH services
    Number of adolescents aged 15-19 reached with SRH services
    Number of people reached with SRH/GBV information and awareness activities
    Number of people reached with personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies
  • Services delivered
    Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)
    Number of safe spaces
    Dignity Kits distributed
    Number of adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA
    Number of health facilities that provide specialized GBV services (including Clinical Management of Rape), supported by UNFPA
  • Capacity strengthening
    Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)
    Personnel trained on clinical management of rape

Emergencies related listing

Dashboards available for Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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