HIAS in Aruba

Founded: 2019
Staff size: 4
Country Director: Yiftach Millo
Office Location: Oranjestad

REFUGEES IN ARUBA

There are at least 15,600 displaced Venezuelans in Aruba, and around 400 asylum applications have been made.

 

HIAS CLIENTS IN ARUBA

HIAS has so far helped Venezuelan pregnant women, survivors of GBV, and homeless refugees. HIAS has helped Venezuelan and Aruban individuals and families in situations of vulnerability and those facing protection risks or experiencing direct harm.

 

HIAS SERVICES IN ARUBA

HIAS focuses on securing basic rights and mitigating protection risks affecting Venezuelans in the country. Reaching out to local community members, HIAS identifies the most vulnerable individuals and families and facilitates their access to: protective services relating to gender-based violence; community-based mental health and psychosocial support; cash-based interventions to cover basic medical and housing needs; and referrals to medical services. HIAS is also working closely with civil society and government partners to build a robust community-based coordination mechanism.