The USNS Comfort will stop at 14 ports of call and support local health care systems by providing on-ship and on-shore medical and dental treatment.
Health care in Venezuela has crumbled along with the economy under Maduro's mismanagement. Hospitals have been abandoned and people are starving.
Venezuela's economic collapse has left its people vulnerable to once eradicated diseases that could spread across the Americas.
The international community is working to support the Venezuelan people. Some countries are also hosting those who have fled.
The United States has pre-positioned relief supplies in Brazil, Colombia and Curaçao that will save lives in Venezuela.
Technical experts from 11 countries led by the U.S. Navy will provide disaster response training and humanitarian aid during Pacific Partnership 2019.
Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaidó has delivered tangible results in his first 75 days serving the people suffering under Maduro's regime.
Secretary Pompeo’s stop in Cúcuta, Colombia, a major transit point for Venezuelans fleeing the crisis at home, caps a tour of four South American countries.
Learn how the U.S. is helping Mozambique recover from Tropical Cyclone Idai , the worst natural disaster to hit southern Africa in two decades.