The Impact of COVID-19 on Refugees and Migrants from Venezuela vulnerable to Human Trafficking and Smuggling

This document can also be found on the Official website of the Response for Venezuelens at

The document highlights the impact of COVID-19 on Venezuelan refugees and migrants, increased risk factors for human trafficking and smuggling of migrants, and key messages for government authorities and law enforcement agencies. This document can also be used by practitioners to adapt ongoing counter-trafficking efforts - in prevention and/or provision of assistance - in the context of COVID-19, to elaborate messages for targeted community groups, or as guidance for advocacy to engage with authorities and law enforcement agencies.

This resource is part of a Collection of similar guidelines entitled "Counter Trafficking of Humans during COVID-19", and it is included in the series of Collections supporting response to Covid-19 outbreak. Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.