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30 Jun 2016 description

Summary

 As of 29 June 2016, 61 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission (Fig. 1) of which:

 47 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitos (Table 1).

 14 countries reported evidence of Zika virus transmission between 2007 and 2014, with ongoing transmission.

27 Jun 2016 description

214.861 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.861 muertos/deasaparecidos
publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 24/6/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

24 Jun 2016 description
report Government of Chile

Con el objetivo de presentar el proyecto sobre el “Observatorio Volcanológico de los Andes Australes Para la Patagonia Norte y Sur (OVAA) ”, contemplado para la región de Aysén, el Director Nacional del Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (Sernageomin), Rodrigo Álvarez Seguel, y el Senador Patricio Walker, sostuvieron una reunión en la jornada de hoy para analizar los aspectos más importantes, tanto desde el punto de vista de los beneficios como de los costos asociados a la futura instalación de esta nueva central de monitoreo en Chile.

24 Jun 2016 description
report Government of Chile

El Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (Sernageomin), a cargo de la Red Nacional de Vigilancia Volcánica de Chile, declaró en alerta Amarilla al Volcán Calbuco, ubicado en la comuna de Puerto Varas, en la región Los Lagos, en Chile. Según se informó, los poblados más cercanos son Ensenada, Correntoso, Colonia Río Su y Alerce.

23 Jun 2016 description

 As of 22 June 2016, 61 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission (Fig. 1) of which:

 47 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitos (Table 1).

 14 countries reported evidence of Zika virus transmission between 2007 and 2014, with ongoing transmission.

23 Jun 2016 description

214.691 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.861 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 21/6/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

23 Jun 2016 description

Washington, DC, 22 de junio de 2016 (OPS/OMS)--Las perspectivas a largo plazo para las Américas como resultado de la epidemia del virus del Zika son inciertas y es difícil medir el número de personas afectadas, pero la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) está respondiendo con una estrategia fuerte de cuatro niveles, para apoyar a sus países, señaló Sylvain Aldighieri, gerente de incidentes de la OPS para zika.

23 Jun 2016 description

Washington, DC, June 22, 2016 (PAHO/WHO)—The long-term outlook for the Americas resulting from the Zika virus outbreak is uncertain and the number of people affected is difficult to gauge, but the Pan American Health Organization is responding with a strong, four-tiered strategy to support its countries, according to Dr. Sylvain Aldighieri, PAHO's incident manager for Zika.

20 Jun 2016 description

Luego de la emergencia que azotara fuertemente a Ecuador el pasado 16 de abril, la sede central de la OIM en Ginebra Suiza, a través del Director General, desplegó una importante ayuda humanitaria, aportando fondos por US$500 mil en ayuda directa, 10 mil lonas y mil toolkits, además de ayuda profesional compuesta por funcionarios de la OIM expertos en emergencias de varias misiones de la OIM en el mundo. Jorge Sagastume, Jefe del Departamento de Migración y Desarrollo de la Misión de OIM Chile, viajó a la zona afectada para incluirse en el grupo de profesionales.

20 Jun 2016 description

In response to the earthquake that ravaged Ecuador on April 16th, IOM Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, through the Director General, assembled a significant humanitarian aid package consisting of $500,000 in direct aid, 10,000 tarps, and 1,000 tookits, along with professional assistance in the form of IOM emergency response experts from several IOM missions around the globe. Jorge Sagastume, head of the Migration and Development Office at the IOM Mission in Chile, travelled to the affected area to join the response team.

16 Jun 2016 description

 The third meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus was held by teleconference on 14 June 20161. The committee concurred with the international scientific consensus that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and GBS, and, consequently, that Zika virus infection and its associated congenital and other neurological disorders is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

16 Jun 2016 description
report Inter Press Service

By Orlando Milesi and Marianela Jarroud

This article is published ahead of the World Day to Combat Desertification, celebrated Jun. 17.

SANTIAGO, Jun 15 2016 (IPS) - Curbing soil degradation is essential for ecological sustainability and food security in Latin America and the Caribbean.

15 Jun 2016 description

210.643 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.859 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 14/6/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

13 Jun 2016 description

207.260 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.856 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 10/6/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

13 Jun 2016 description

207,260 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,856 dead/missing

published 10:00 CET 10 June
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

10 Jun 2016 description

Washington/Londres/Rome – Une analyse contemporaine importante de la pratique de repas scolaires mondial, conçue pour aider à renforcer ces investissements sociaux cruciaux, a été publiée aujourd’hui par le Partnership for Child Development de l’Imperial College de Londres (PCD), le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) et la Banque Mondiale.

09 Jun 2016 description

WASHINGTON/LONDRES/ROMA – La Alianza para el Desarrollo Infantil del Imperial College de Londres (PCD por sus siglas en inglés), el Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) y el Banco Mundial han hecho público hoy un importante análisis de las prácticas mundiales en comidas escolares, diseñado para ayudar a fortalecer este tipo de inversión social esencial.

09 Jun 2016 description

 As of 8 June 2016, 60 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission (Fig. 1) of which:

 46 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitos (Table 1).

 14 countries reported evidence of Zika virus transmission between 2007 and 2014, with ongoing transmission.

09 Jun 2016 description

WASHINGTON/LONDON/ROME – A major contemporary analysis of global school meals practices, designed to help strengthen these vital social investments, was released today by Imperial College London’s Partnership for Child Development (PCD), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the World Bank (WB).

07 Jun 2016 description

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,