In Americas, DRC is present in Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela and Peru. In a context of mixed migration flows and internal displacement dynamics, millions of people have been forced to seek protection outside their countries of origin due to persecution, generalized violence, massive human rights violations and non-international armed conflicts.
DRC established operational presence in Colombia in 2011 with focus on Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) and providing support to conflict-affected population in the south of the country.
In Mexico in 2020 providing protection and assistance to refugees and migrants in
Tapachula and in Ciudad Juarez.
Nowadays, DRC delivers life-saving assistance to refugees, migrants, internally displaced persons and host communities through integrated humanitarian response focused on most vulnerable individuals and communities affected by conflict and displacement in Americas.
Country operations in Americas
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31 Jan 2024
Evidence of an upsurge in violence and rights violations against people on the move in Mexico, needs overview shows
05 Apr 2023
Stories from the field: Interview with Child Protection and Best Interest Determination Expert deployed to Guatemala
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