Photo: Venezuelan Red Cross
9 April, 2019

Venezuela: Health emergency


Venezuela has faced several challenges in recent years. In 2019 there is an urgent need for immediate humanitarian action to strengthen the provision of health care and other vital sectors such as water, sanitation and hygiene promotion, food safety and nutrition.

Through this emergency appeal, IFRC will support Venezuelan health centres – including the Venezuelan Red Cross health network – to deliver assistance and support to some 650,000 of the most vulnerable people with services in health and care, and water, sanitation and hygiene.

IFRC Appeal

50 million Swiss francs needed
to provide urgent humanitarian support 650,000

Our impact

The Venezuelan Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) need your help to support 650,000 of the most vulnerable people in urgent need of health care and water and sanitation support in the country.

Key figures

people need urgent help

50 million
Swiss francs appeal budget

Red Cross volunteers in communities