Refugees

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Russia hinders Venezuela’s recovery, Pompeo says

Russia recently sent military personnel and weapons to Venezuela's dictator Nicolás Maduro under the guise of "humanitarian aid."
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United in support for Venezuela [video]

The international community is working to support the Venezuelan people. Some countries are also hosting those who have fled.
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Venezuelan journalists describe persecution [video]

Journalists Manuel Barroeta and Gerybel Torres describe the persecution they faced while living in Venezuela but express hope for the future of the country.
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U.S. helps Venezuelans in Colombia

A new $2.5 million initiative will help provide food and medical care to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who have fled poverty, hunger and tyranny.
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The U.S. response to the global compact on migration

The United States and other countries as diverse as Australia and Hungary are opposing a U.N. proposal on migration. Read why the U.S. acted this way.
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U.S. hospital ship provides hope in the Americas

The United States sent the USNS Comfort, a Navy hospital ship, to Central and South America to help with the refugee crisis coming out of Venezuela.
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U.S. leads global effort to help Rohingya refugees

The refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, survived the first monsoon season thanks to the tireless work of global engineering and construction teams.

Pompeo: ‘We will continue to assist the world’s most vulnerable’

U.S. assistance reaches tens of millions of displaced and crisis-affected people worldwide. Learn more about how the U.S. helps those in need.
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U.S. ends support for ‘flawed’ U.N. Palestinian refugee agency

The U.S. will no longer contribute to the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees that it calls "irredeemably flawed." It will instead look for other ways to help the refugees, especially children.