Humanitarian aid is scarce in the face of the Venezuelan crisis

Fernando
Fernando
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Humanitarian aid is scarce in the face of the Venezuelan crisis. There are no good days or bad days in Venezuela, just days. The few highly trained doctors have escaped from the country in search of a better future for their family while those who resist the government of Venezuela, assure that if help does not start arriving soon, thousands of patients will begin to die in the hospitals themselves.

Humanitarian aid is scarce in the face of the Venezuelan crisis

Venezuela, currently survives with the help of international donations at the head of the Red Cross. in past days, shipments of medicine came through the Red Cross that seeks to benefit 650 thousand people, but the UN office in charge of humanitarian aid assures that they are more than 7 million people who need these resources.

The internal political conflict is increasing and the way out of the crisis is far from being an early solution. While energy continues to be a problem, fuel begins to be scarce on the streets of the country, while food continues to fail in a country with one of the best land in America.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) i assure that the number of people who have left Venezuela begins to approach the 4 million inhabitants, while the number continues to average an increase of 6,000 foreigners per day. Now, a report from the NGO ACAPS i give discouraging results, assuring that close to 15 million people still remain in Venezuela, urgently need food, medicine and a decent job.

That is to say, the total sum of 20 million people runs an economic, social or health risk that is not close to being solved. Meanwhile, the same NGO reported that more than 300 thousand children live in extreme poverty and they are not being fed.

To enlarge the internal crisis, some organizations began to question the work that the Venezuelan Red Cross and even complaints have been made public about the doubts that exist about the handling of the donations and how they are being distributed, since while the Red Cross says to constantly deliver aid, no hospital center says to receive them. Although this organization is international and private, protected even by many international treaties, some organizations simply ask for information on how much and to whom they are delivering the aid.

Although the internal conflict has already become a way of life, it is necessary that humanitarian aid begin to reach all cities in Venezuela, otherwise, we will soon be facing a major political and social crisis.

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