UN / VENEZUELA UPDATE

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The Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, told reporters that “as of June 2018, an estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans, out of the 32.8 million people who live there, have fled the country mainly to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil.” UNIFEED

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DATELINE: 14 AUGUST 2018, NEW YORK CITY / FILE

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1. Wide shot, exterior United Nations headquarters

14 AUGUST 2018, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, Stéphane Dujarric at the podium
3. Med shot, journalists
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General:
“As of June 2018, an estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans, out of the 32.8 million people who live there, have fled the country mainly to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. People cite lack of food as their main reason for fleeing, with reportedly 1.3 million people suffering from malnourishment.”
5. Med shot, journalists
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General:
“There are also severe shortages of basic medicines and medical supplies, which have led to a sharp deterioration of the quality of hospitals. Our colleagues said that there are more than 100,000 HIV/AIDS patients at risk due to lack of access to necessary medication, and that the formerly eradicated diseases of measles, malaria, tuberculosis and diphtheria are present and on the rise. The UN and humanitarian partners also said that needs among the migrant population include assistance with legal status, documentation, shelter, access to health care and other basic services.”
7. Med shot, journalists
8. Wide shot, Dujarric walks away

STORYLINE:

The Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, today (14 Aug) told reporters that “as of June 2018, an estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans, out of the 32.8 million people who live there, have fled the country mainly to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil.”

Dujarric said “people cite lack of food as their main reason for fleeing, with reportedly 1.3 million people suffering from malnourishment.”

According to the spokesperson there are “severe shortages of basic medicines and medical supplies, which have led to a sharp deterioration of the quality of hospitals,” and reportedly more than 100,000 HIV/AIDS patients are “at risk due to lack of access to necessary medication.”

He added that “formerly eradicated diseases of measles, malaria, tuberculosis and diphtheria are present and on the rise.”

Dujarric said that “needs among the migrant population include assistance with legal status, documentation, shelter, access to health care and other basic services.”
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