Colombia is preparing for a scenario in which as many as 1 million Venezuelans could cross the border seeking alimentation and refuge. The Colombian government is adamant that it will lead any potential operation, but international organizations would also be called upon to help, likely in significant numbers.

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  • Elizabeth Dickinson

    Elizabeth Dickinson is a former associate editor at Devex. Based in the Middle East, she has previously served as Gulf correspondent for The National, assistant managing editor at Foreign Policy, and Nigeria correspondent at The Economist. Her writing also appeared in The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Politico Magazine, and Newsweek, among others.