4,237 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
19 May 2017 description

SANTO DOMINGO, 4 de mayo de 2017.- “La FAO y el PMA y las demás agencias del Sistema de las Naciones Unidas estamos comprometidas en apoyar los esfuerzos nacionales en sus pasos para lograr los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible”, aseguró William Vigil, Representante en el país del Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA).

19 May 2017 description

Heavy rain has been affecting several areas of the country over the past week, especially the northwestern and central provinces, causing floods.

According to official reports, as of 19 May at 7.00 UTC, 80 people have been evacuated and over 150 houses have been damaged in the provinces of Puerto plata, Valverde and La Vega. Over the next 48 h, moderate to heavy rain is forecast, including in the areas already affected. The Center of Emergency and Operations (COE) has published a yellow alert for risk of flash floods and landslides in the province of Barahona.

19 May 2017 description

Despite recent seasonal rainfall, moisture deficits remain in central Kenya and Somalia

  1. Following rains during early March, significant long-term moisture deficits remain throughout central and eastern Madagascar.

  2. Inconsistent rainfall since late December has led to continued dryness across many parts of western Angola.

18 May 2017 description
report Redhum

Fuente: Diario Libre

Las lluvias registradas de las últimas horas han provocado la inundación de decenas de viviendas en esta provincia y en Valverde.

En esta ciudad, los sectores ubicados en la parte baja resultaron totalmente anegados como consecuencia del desbordamiento de varias cañadas e incluso en la avenida Manolo Tavárez Justo en las proximidades de la entrada del teleférico y el edificio de la Universidad Tecnológica de Santiago (UTESA) se formó como una especie de represa.

18 May 2017 description

Temas Destacados

• Se mantienen (02) Provincias en Alerta Amarilla y (19) en Alerta Verde por posibles Inundaciones repentinas urbanas y rurales, crecidas de ríos, arroyos y cañadas, así como deslizamientos de tierra.

• Se descontinúa la Alerta Verde para la provincia de Santo Domingo.

• Las personas deben abstenerse de cruzar ríos, arroyos y cañadas que presenten alto volúmenes de agua.

18 May 2017 description

Temas Destacados

• Se mantienen (02) Provincias en Alerta Amarilla y (17) en Alerta Verde por posibles Inundaciones repentinas urbanas y rurales, crecidas de ríos, arroyos y cañadas, así como deslizamientos de tierra.

• Las personas deben abstenerse de cruzar ríos, arroyos y cañadas que presenten alto volúmenes de agua.

Reporte de la Situación

 Informa La Defensa Civil de la Provincia de La Vega que en la comunidad de Rancho Abajo unas (16) viviendas fueron anegas, debido a las permanentes y fuertes lluvias.

17 May 2017 description

Le contexte humanitaire en Haïti demeure difficile car le pays continue d'être affecté par une convergence de crises humanitaires encore aggravée par l'ouragan Matthew et qui a gravement affecté la situation humanitaire préexistante. Malgré la réponse humanitaire immédiate fournie jusqu'à présent, les besoins humanitaires post-Ouragan Matthew sont encore élevés, avec environ 1,4 million de personnes ayant besoin d'aide humanitaire. En outre, 2.3 millions d'Haïtiens vulnérables sont actuellement en insécurité alimentaire.

17 May 2017 description

The humanitarian context in Haiti remains challenging as the country continue to be affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises further aggravated by Hurricane Matthew and which has severely impacted the pre-existing humanitarian situation. Despite immediate humanitarian response provided so far, post Hurricane Matthew’s humanitarian needs are still high with an estimated 1.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Additionally, 2.3 million vulnerable Haitians are currently food insecure.

15 May 2017 description

Le Garr s’insurge contre les abus

P-au-P, 15 mai 2017 [AlterPresse] --- Les autorités dominicaines ont procédé, du 8 au 10 mai 2017, au rapatriement de 236 ressortissants haïtiens au point frontalier de Carisal/Elias Piñas (Belladère, Plateau central, Est), rapporte le Groupe d’appui aux rapatries et réfugiés (Garr), dans une note transmise à l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

Parmi ces 236 ressortissants haïtiens figurent 218 hommes, 4 fillettes, 6 garçonnets et 8 femmes.

12 May 2017 description

236 ressortissants haïtiens dont 218 hommes, 4 fillettes, 6 garçonnets et 8 femmes ont été rapatriés du 8 au 10 mai 2017 au point frontalier de Carisal/Elias Piña. Ces migrantes et migrantes se sont plaints d’avoir été victimes de violation de droits humains avant d’être reconduits en Haïti. Agressions physiques, injures, confiscation d’argent et d’autres objets importants, lancement de gaz lacrymogène dans l’enceinte du centre de détention, tels ont été les divers cas d’abus dont ils disent avoir été l’objet.

12 May 2017 description

Executive summary

Formal remittances to developing countries were estimated to have exceeded USD 601 billion in 2015,6 an amount roughly three times larger than overseas development assistance (ODA). They provide a lifeline for some of the world’s most vulnerable and low income households, both by contributing to basic needs such as food, health care, education and housing, and by helping to manage external shocks and fluctuations in income.

12 May 2017 description

Recent seasonal rainfall helps partially alleviate abnormal dryness in East Africa

  1. Despite rainfall during early March, significant long-term moisture deficits remain throughout central and eastern Madagascar due to very poor rains earlier in the season.

  2. Inconsistent rainfall since late December have led to moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions across many parts of western Angola.

11 May 2017 description

El pasado 31 de marzo se juramentaron los Comités Municipales de Prevención, Mitigación y Respuesta (CM-PMR) de los municipios de Neyba, Tamayo, Cristóbal y Fundación y se hizo entrega a las autoridades y líderes comunitarios de equipamiento para hacer frente a los riesgos climáticos.

11 May 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production in 2017 forecast to remain high

  • Cereal imports in 2016/17 marketing year forecast to decline

  • Prices of rice and maize pressured by seasonal trends in March

  • Excessive rainfall levels affected 18 provinces in late April

Cereal production in 2017 forecast to remain high

08 May 2017 description

Cholera in the Americas - Situation summary

Between epidemiological weeks (EW) 1 and 14 of 2017, a total of 4,871 suspected cholera cases were reported in Haiti, including 69 deaths. During the same period, 62 suspected cholera cases were reported in the Dominican Republic, including two deaths.

05 May 2017 description

Switzerland - IOM, the UN Migration Agency reports that 44,209 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 3 May, with the vast majority arriving in Italy and the rest in Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 184,741 arrivals through 3 May 2016.

05 May 2017 description

Despite recent rainfall, seasonal rain remains below-average across much of East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall accumulations since late February have resulted in significant moisture deficits, which have already negatively impacted agricultural and pastoral activities in many parts of southern South Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, southern Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

04 May 2017 description

Sequía. Enfermedades. Terremotos. Huracanes. Más de 10,6 millones de personas en América Latina y el Caribe fueron afectadas por estos desastres en 2016.

Cada emergencia presentó sus propios desafíos, se tratara de los medios de vida afectados, la seguridad de las familias forzadas a huir de la violencia, el creciente riesgo de enfermedades transmitidas por vectores o la magnitud de grandes desastres como el terremoto en Ecuador (abril 2016) y el Huracán Matthew en el Caribe (octubre de 2016).

04 May 2017 description

Drought. Disease. Earthquakes. Hurricanes. More than 10.6 million people across Latin America and the Caribbean were affected by these disasters in 2016.

Each emergency presented its own set of challenges, whether it was addressing affected livelihoods, the safety of families forced to flee from violence, the growing risk of vector-borne diseases or the sheer scale of major disasters such as the earthquake in Ecuador (April 2016) and Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean (October 2016).