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27 Sep 2016 description

GUATEMALA

Las lluvias de los últimos días afectaron directa e indirectamente a más de 52,000 personas en los departamentos de Chiquimula, Guatemala, Quiché, Retalhuleu, Suchitepéquez y Zacapa y las autoridades han decretado estado de calamidad pública.

NICARAGUA

27 Sep 2016 description

GUATEMALA

Intense rains directly and indirectly affected more than 52,000 people in the departments of Chiquimula, Guatemala, Quiché, Retalhuleu, Suchitepéquez and Zacapa. Authorities issued a state of public calamity.

NICARAGUA

21 Sep 2016 description
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HAITI

The first case of the Mayaro virus disease was detected. This disease is transmitted by the "Aedes aegypti" mosquito, the same transmitter of zika, dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya, among others.

This virus has the same symptoms of the above mentioned diseases: fever, fatigue and pain in joints and muscles. There is no specific treatment or vaccine to prevent this virus.

ECUADOR

21 Sep 2016 description
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HAITÍ

Detectan en Haití un primer caso de virus mayaro. Esta enfermedad es transmitida por el mosquito "Aedes aegypti", el mismo que transmite zika, dengue, fiebre amarilla y chikungunya.
Este virus tiene los mismos síntomas de las anteriores enfermedades, como fiebre, mareo, sensación de fatiga y dolor en las articulaciones.
No existe tratamiento específico o vacuna para prevenir este virus.

ECUADOR

21 Sep 2016 description

Summary

The El Niño weather event has been in a neutral phase since May. Nevertheless, it continues to have a devastating impact on vulnerable people in parts of Eastern and Southern Africa, Asia and the Pacific, the Dry Corridor in Central America, and Haiti in the Caribbean. This event will also cause long term consequences for public health, nutrition, livelihoods, water and sanitation.

01 Sep 2016 description

From January to July 2016, health authorities have reported an increase of 32 percent on the number of new deaths and 22 percent in the number of suspected cases compared to the same period of 2015. These results are due to the reduction of funding available for cholera response projects that forced the actors to reduce the human resources as well rapid response mobile teams active in the field. As of 30 July, the cholera component of the HRP is funded at 39 percent (8 million dollars) of the 20.3 million dollars requested for the emergency response in 2016 .

01 Sep 2016 description

De janvier à juillet 2016, les autorités sanitaires ont signalé une augmentation de 32 pour cent sur le nombre de nouveaux décès et 22 pour cent sur le nombre de cas suspects par rapport à la même période de 2015. Ces résultats sont dus à la réduction des fonds disponibles pour les projets de lutte contre le choléra, ce qui a forcé les acteurs à réduire les ressources humaines et les équipes mobiles d'intervention rapide actives dans le domaine.

01 Sep 2016 description

As of 31 August 2016, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans as covered by the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$21.7 billion to meet the needs of 95.4 million people affected by humanitarian crises in 40 countries. Global requirements are adjusted throughout the year as response plans are revised, both upwards and downwards, to reflect up-to-date needs.
The current decrease has resulted from revisions of plans for Ethiopia, Afghanistan and Yemen.

30 Aug 2016 description

PERU

Education authorities have allocated 1,292,000 soles (around US$347,885) in response to 11 public schools in the province of Caylloma – Arequipa damaged by the 14 August earthquake. Authorities will purchase, transport and install 16 pre-fabricated classrooms, as a temporary solution.
Ministry of Education.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

About 1,779 people have been displaced due to flooding and 16 provinces are under alert. Rains are forecasted to continue.
National Emergency Centre.

PANAMA

30 Aug 2016 description

PERÚ

Autoridades de educación han destinado 1,292,000 soles (unos US$347,885) para la atención de 11 escuelas públicas de la provincia de Caylloma - Arequipa, que fueron afectadas por el sismo del 14 de agosto. Se trata de la compra, transporte e instalación de 16 aulas prefabricadas destinadas a las escuelas afectadas por el sismo.
Ministerio de Educación.

REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA

19 Aug 2016 description

Port-au-Prince, 19 August 2016. - In the wake of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), and six years after the devastating earthquake of 2010, humanitarian needs in Haiti still remain very high, even though much progress has been achieved. For example, about 96 per cent of the 1.5 million displaced people have been relocated from the camps to adequate housing. Schools, hospitals or administrative infrastructure have been rebuilt.

19 Aug 2016 description

Port-au-Prince, le 19 Août 2016.- Au lendemain du Sommet Humanitaire Mondial (WHS), et six ans après le tremblement de terre dévastateur de 2010, les besoins humanitaires en Haïti restent importants même si des progrès considérables ont été atteints. A titre d’exemple, environ 96 percent des 1,5 millions de personnes déplacées ont quitté les camps pour un logement adéquat. Des écoles, des hôpitaux ou encore des infrastructures administratives ont été reconstruits.

12 Aug 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• La République Dominicaine a décidé la prolongation pour un an du permis de séjour des migrants Haïtiens qui avaient été enregistrés dans le cadre du Programme National de Régularisation des Etrangers (PNRE)

• La situation de la sécurité alimentaire a une tendance d’amélioration dans les prochains mois

• Les récentes averses survenues au cours du mois de juillet ont causé des inondations dans les communes du département de l’Ouest, affectant plus de 5000 familles

12 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The Dominican Republic decided to extend for one year the residence permit of Haitian migrants who had been registered as part of the National Program of Regularization of Foreigners (PNRE)

• The food security situation tends to improve in the coming months

• Recent showers occurred during July caused flooding in the municipalities of West department, affecting more than 5,000 families

• Cholera outbreaks recorded in several communes. About 20 municipalities are on red alert

10 Aug 2016 description

The El Niño global climatic event has had a devastating impact on tens of millions of people across the globe in 2015 and 2016. East Africa, Southern Africa, Central America, South East Asia and the Pacific Islands, continue to be at risk of extreme weather events, including below-normal rains and flooding. The humanitarian fallout includes increased food insecurity due to low crop yields and rising prices; higher malnutrition rates; devastated livelihoods; increased susceptibility to illnesses, and forced displacement.

09 Aug 2016 description

HURRICANE EARL BELIZE

Earl touched ground as a Category 1 hurricane on Thursday, 04 August.
Authorities distributed packages with food and water to the people affected, and also opened emergency shelters. Some 2,500 people were located in 94 emergency shelters, 164 are still sheltered. Earl affected 1,046 people in the departments of Quiché and Petén. 162 houses were reported with damages, and classes were suspended in the affected departments.

GUATEMALA

09 Aug 2016 description
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HURACÁN EARL BELICE

Earl tocó tierra como huracán categoría 1 (jueves 4 de agosto). Las autoridades distribuyeron paquetes de alimentos y agua entre los afectados. Unas 2,500 personas se refugiaron en 94 albergues temporales de emergencia, de estos 164 continúan en albergues.

GUATEMALA

Earl afectó a 1,046 personas en los departamentos de Quiché y Petén. Se reportaron 162 viviendas con daños, además de la suspensión de clases en los departamentos afectados.

MÉXICO