Operação Acolhida

Operação Acolhida (en: Operation Welcome) is a Brazilian operation launched by the Brazilian Army in February 2018 that aims to protect Venezuelans crossing the border, providing humanitarian aid to Venezuelan immigrants in vulnerable situations, refugees from the political, institutional and socioeconomic crisis that affects the Socialist Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.[1]

It began under president Michel Temer (May 2016 - December 2018) and continues under president Jair Bolsonaro (January 2019 - December 2022).[2]


  1. ^ "Operação Acolhida, realizada na fronteira com a Venezuela, terá apoio do quartel de Caxias do Sul | Pioneiro". GZH (in Brazilian Portuguese). 2019-04-08. Retrieved 2022-08-16.
  2. ^ Desideri, Leonardo. "O que é a Operação Acolhida, que recebe venezuelanos no Brasil". Gazeta do Povo (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 2022-08-16.