Shelters for indigenous Venezuelan refugees in Roraima
Implementation of strategies that foster livelihood and autonomy for Venezuelan refugees
HUMANITARIAN RESPONSES AND EMERGENCIES
Since 2011, has been providing aid for refugees and immigrants and has already been active in humanitarian catastrophes, both natural and environmental, in 17 countries of Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
WHO WE WORK WITH
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TRANSFORM A LIFE TODAY
People affected by disasters or conflicts have the right to a dignified life, and not much is needed to change a life.
“I want to study, continue forward, complete high school. I have two little children and I want to be an example to them, because the most important thing is that they study; and it is also important to learn Portuguese, because by speaking Portuguese well and studying, we can get work.”
“When we are in a humanitarian response, we can’t always be strict about what we propose to do, which is to say, we need to be flexible in taking care of what is needed at any given moment.”
“Due to the complexity of the situation, because it is a very specific population due to cultural issues, we decided to focus [nosso trabalho] [our work] only on indigenous shelters, precisely seeking to improve the management of the shelters, with a more shared management, which enters into a greater participation of the community in decision-making; this is already happening today, but the proposal is that there should be an improvement in the management of the shelter with this focus.”
“O trabalho em parceria com a Fraternidade – Humanitária (FFHI) é muito importante porque o que estamos fazendo é dar uma resposta específica para as comunidades indígenas da Venezuela, porque elas têm as suas especificidades culturais, que têm que ser entendidas e têm que ser adaptadas, e a nossa resposta tem que estar focada para estarmos alinhados com essas características que eles têm.”