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27 May 2016 description

• Entrega Manuel Velasco recursos a productores de sorgo y ganaderos de Cintalapa • Son apoyos del Seguro Agrícola y Pecuario Catastrófico por un monto de 833 mil pesos

Cintalapa, Chiapas.- En una gira de trabajo por el municipio de Cintalapa, el gobernador Manuel Velasco Coello entregó 350 cheques de Seguro Agrícola Catastrófico a productores que fueron afectados por la sequía, para que puedan reactivar 220 hectáreas de cultivos.

27 May 2016 description

Tijuana, Mexico | AFP | Friday 5/27/2016 - 17:08 GMT

by Said Betanzos

Hundreds of migrants from Haiti and Africa have streamed in recent days into the Mexican border city of Tijuana, hoping to apply for political asylum in the neighboring United States.

Since last Saturday, the San Ysidro border crossing separating Tijuana from San Diego, California has seen a continuous stream of men, women and children from the distant shores of Guinea, Angola and Haiti. They have spent days and nights waiting to see US immigration authorities.

27 May 2016 description

Mexico - On Wednesday (25/05) an Assistance Center for Migrants and Refugees was opened in the municipality of Motozintla in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The facility will provide direct support to migrants and refugees in vulnerable situations, both those in transit and newcomers who have decided to settle in Motozintla.

27 May 2016 description

Italy - IOM reports an estimated 194,611 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016, arriving in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain, through May 25. Fatalities – including some 100 still missing – IOM estimates at 1,475 through 26 May 2016.

Flavio Di Giacomo of IOM Rome notes that 37,363 migrants and refugees arrived on Italian shores through 25 May, including all rescued individuals brought ashore so far this week. That total will certainly climb today (27/5), as some 10,000 migrants and refugees have been rescued in the region since Monday, 23 May.

27 May 2016 description

194,611 arrivals by sea in 2016

1,375 dead/missing published 10:00 CET 27 May

1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

27 May 2016 description

Zika virus (ZIKV) - Incidence and Trends

To date, 39 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015 (**Figure 1**). Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Zika Epidemiological Update on 19 May 2016, no additional countries or territories confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.

26 May 2016 description

El Semáforo de Alerta Volcánica del Popocatépetl se encuentra en Amarillo Fase 2. El CENAPRED exhorta a NO ACERCARSE al volcán y sobre todo al cráter, por el peligro que implica la caída de fragmentos balísticos

En las últimas 24 horas, por medio de los registros sísmicos del sistema de monitoreo del volcán Popocatépetl, se identificaron 78 exhalaciones. Así mismo se registraron dos explosiones a las 05:50 y 09:41 h del día de hoy, y dos sismos volcanotectónicos a las 17:43 y 03:56 h de Mc. 1.5 y 1.8 respectivamente.

25 May 2016 description

Zika virus (ZIKV) - Incidence and Trends

To date, 39 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015. Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Zika Epidemiological Update on 12 May 2016, Argentina has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.

20 May 2016 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 20 de Mayo 2016
Fuente: El Diario de Hoy

Durante 2015, el país recibió a 52,157 salvadoreños deportados por vía aérea terrestre y aérea procedentes de Estados Unidos y México. En lo que va de este año, según la Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería, más de 17 mil salvadoreños han vuelto al país en esas condiciones.

20 May 2016 description

Este boletín analiza la seguridad alimentaria, la producción y comercio de cereales y las políticas de los países referidas a la seguridad alimentaria durante el primer trimestre de 2016.

Mensajes Principales

20 May 2016 description

Hasta la fecha, 39 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos (transmisión vectorial) de infección por virus del Zika. Desde la última Actualización Epidemiológica de la OPS/OMS publicada el 12 de mayo de 2016, Argentina se agrega a los países/territorios con transmisión autóctona (Figura 1).

20 May 2016 description
report Inter Press Service

MEXICO CITY, May 18 2016 (IPS) - “This is a humanitarian crisis,” said Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres, referring to the generalised violence in Mexico and in Honduras and other countries of Central America, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and is a product of transnational crime, but is invisible to the international community.

19 May 2016 description
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What is already known about this topic?

Dengue is an acute febrile illness caused by any of four dengue virus-types (DENV-1–4), which are transmitted by mosquitos of the genus Aedes and are endemic throughout the tropics and subtropics. During 2010, an estimated 390 million DENV infections and 96 million clinically apparent cases occurred worldwide. Since 2005, two reported dengue outbreaks in Mexico that spread to Texas along the U.S.-Mexico border region have been reported.

19 May 2016 description
  • As of 18 May 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.

18 May 2016 description
report Redhum

Fuente: Prensa Latina

Panamá, 18 may (PL) Un total de dos mil 448 cubanos migrantes irregulares concentrados en la occidental provincia panameña de Chiriquí viajaron rumbo a Ciudad Juárez, México, desde el aeropuerto internacional de Tocumen en esta ciudad, informó hoy la Cancillería.

De acuerdo con la fuente, luego de 17 vuelos realizados en nueve días se trasladaron el 61 por ciento de los antillanos censados por las autoridades locales, como parte de la firma de un acuerdo temporal entre los gobiernos de Panamá y México, que vence este viernes.

18 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF considera que con estas acciones se alcanzará la transformación de las sociedades en 15 años.

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, 16 de mayo de 2016 - UNICEF y el Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez (HIMFG) firmaron un convenio de colaboración para impulsar la investigación científica y fortalecer las políticas que promuevan la atención médica de calidad, de la infancia y la adolescencia.

18 May 2016 description

UNHCR launches “Nobody Left Outside” funding drive to provide decent shelter for the refugees under its care.

By: Mark Turner

GENEVA, May 18 (UNHCR) – Running from violence in Burundi, Jacqueline and her family are seeking safety in Tanzania, where seasonal rains fall in sheets. Their greatest need is plastic sheeting to keep them dry.

Penniless and on the streets of southern Mexico after fleeing raging gang violence in her native El Salvador, Ada and her three-year-old son need a room where they can sleep, eat together and plan their next move.

17 May 2016 description

189,414 arrivals by sea in 2016 1,357 dead/missing

Published 10:00 CET 17 May 1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

13 May 2016 description

Hasta la fecha, 38 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos (transmisión vectorial) de infección por virus del Zika. Desde la última Actualización Epidemiológica de la OPS/OMS publicada el 5 de mayo de 2016 no sean agregado nuevos países/territorios.