MIAMI – Venezuelan authorities will allow aid from the United Nations, which announce on Monday that it allocated $9.2 million to help humanitarian programs in the oil-rich country in crisis.
The UN's Central Emergency Response Fund, or CERF, disbursed the funds. CERF's top donors are Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Norway.
About $1.72 million were disbursed Nov. 23 to the UN's Population Fund to deal with gender-based violence and address the sexual reproductive health needs of women and teenage girls in 3 states and border areas of Venezuela.
The International Organization for Migration received about $400,000 Nov. 20 to help "Venezuelan people on the move" in the border communities in Tachira, Apure and Zulia. The UN estimates about 3 million Venezuelans have left their country since 2015.