According to the Government, over 1.4 million acres of farmlands have been inundated, with more than 800,000 acres destroyed, posing a risk to long-term food security.
Staple food prices in July were more than double pre-conflict levels. The conflicts have disrupted trade and market supply in the most affected areas.
Nicaragua, Guatemala y El Salvador están bajo alerta sanitaria, mientras Honduras y Costa Rica vigilan un brote de dengue y chikungunya que ha dejado 9 muertos y casi 200.000 contagiados.
Targeted water and sanitation interventions are expected to bolster efforts in tackling 16 out of the 17 NTDs, which affect more than 1 billion of the world’s poorest populations.