As the Venezuelan regime of Nicolas Maduro struggles, there are critical shortages of the things needed to sustain life, such as food, clean water, and medicine. Millions of Venezuelans have left their homeland resulting in a refugee crisis in neighboring Colombia. The Colombian government, recovering from years of combating the drug trade and it’s own guerrillas, has asked for assistance.
RRII provided direct medical aid in the affected regions, supported by the Colombian government and generous donors.

Colombian – Venezuelan border crossing with refugees fleeing the conflict.
Blockade on the bridge between Colombia and Venezuela to prevent refugees from crossing.
Direct patient care by a Refugee Relief physician.