Infographic: U.S. Response to the Venezuela Regional Crisis

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U.S. Response to the Venezuela Regional Crisis

Venezuela is experiencing a political and economic crisis—marked by devastating hyperinflation—that has led to severe food and medicine shortages and has driven more than three million people to flee the once-prosperous country. The United States is providing humanitarian and development assistance throughout the region to meet emergency needs, stem the spread of infectious diseases, and build countries' long-term capacity to respond to this crisis.

More than $195 million in humanitarian and development aid provided to:

  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Peru
  • Ecuador
  • Mexico
  • Costa Rica
  • Venezuela
  • Panama
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Guyana

U.S. Humanitarian Assistance Provided:

  • Community Kitchens
  • Mobile Health Clinics
  • Vaccinations & Disease Surveillance
  • Food Vouchers
  • Medical Staff & Equipment
  • Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene
  • Relief Supplies
  • Child-Friendly Spaces
  • Livestock, Seeds, & Tools

USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team

This elite team is on the ground throughout the region conducting assessments, identifying priority needs, and coordinating the U.S. Government's response efforts.

Mobilizing Aid to Venezuela

The United States is prepared to provide more than $20 million in humanitarian aid to the people of Venezuela, and is pre-positioning relief supplies in Colombia so they are ready to reach Venezuela as soon as possible.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:15pm