World: La OMS y ACNUR unen fuerzas para mejorar los servicios sanitarios para refugiados, desplazados y apátridas

Country: World
Sources: World Health Organization, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Un objetivo clave será apoyar los actuales esfuerzos para proteger frente a la COVID-19 a unos 70 millones de personas desplazadas por la fuerza. De ellas, unos 26 millones son personas refugiadas.


Significant efforts by Colombia ensure that nearly 200,000 Venezuelan children have access to education

Countries: Colombia, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

While 198,000 children under 18 are already enrolled in school in Colombia, most of them in primary and secondary education (79%), around 260,000 still remain outside the educational system.


Brazil: América del Sur, el nuevo epicentro del coronavirus

Countries: Argentina, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Source: International Organization for Migration

La enfermedad llegó a América del Sur más tarde que en otras regiones, pero ya hay más de medio millón de personas afectadas. Brasil ya es el tercer país del mundo con más casos.


Cyclone Amphan’s trail of destruction in Bangladesh and India

Countries: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar
Source: UN News Service

Humanitarians partners are working hard to assist the people suffering from the impact of Cyclone Amphan, which made landfall on Wednesday, wreaking havoc, causing high tidal surges and flooding.


World: WHO and UNHCR join forces to improve health services for refugees, displaced and stateless people

Country: World
Sources: World Health Organization, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

A key aim will be to support ongoing efforts to protect 70 million forcibly displaced people from COVID-19. About 26 million of these are refugees, 80% of whom are in countries with weak health systems.