MMC Latin America and the Caribbean 4Mi Snapshot July 2020 : Impact of COVID-19 on Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Peru – Peru – ReliefWeb

This snapshot seeks to provide an overview of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Peru. It aims to contribute towards building a solid evidence base to inform targeted responses on the ground, as well as advocacy efforts related to the situation of refugees and migrants during the coronavirus pandemic.

Recommendations

Increase humanitarian assistance in order to limit the impact of the COVID-19 crisis for migrants and refugees.

Prioritize cash-based assistance to ensure that refugees and migrants can cover their most pressing needs.

Disseminate information to increase Venezuelan refugees and migrants awareness of existing assistance programs and how to access them.

Ensure that refugees and migrants are adequately included in government relief programmes.

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MMC Latin America and the Caribbean 4Mi Snapshot July 2020 : Impact of COVID-19 on Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Peru - Peru - ReliefWeb

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