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Somaya dreams of becoming a medical doctor and bringing relief to those who are suffering. Somaya and her family had to flee war-torn Afghanistan and sought refuge in Iran. She and her family have had a difficult life, but Somaya continues to chase her dreams of making a meaningful contribution to society.
In the middle of the “Parque del Agua” in Bucaramanga, Santander, it is possible to watch Colombian Red Cross personnel providing primary health care to migrants during medical days.
The Panamanian Red Cross has been working to expand its service offerings not only in response to COVID-19 but also in attention to migrant populations, preparation for the rainy season as well as other actions at the community level.
The delegation went to Metetí, in the Darien Province, where IFRC and Panama Red Cross Society actively support migrant communities in transit.
A regional survey on the information and communication needs of refugees and migrants from Venezuela found that half of them feel that they don’t have enough information on their rights and where to obtain assistance.