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23 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • In order to avoid pipeline breaks, WFP Nicaragua is in the process of procuring commodities for the first school meals distribution of 2017. All components of the food basket have been secured, thus ensuring the distribution of full rations at the beginning of next year.

22 Jan 2017 description

También se desarrollan capacitaciones con brigadistas, bomberos y representantes de la Defensa Civil

Los gobiernos locales preparan de conjunto con el Sinapred la implementación del Plan Nacional contra Incendios, fundamentalmente los que pueden ocurrir en las áreas forestales.

La Presidenta Ejecutiva del Instituto Nicaragüense de Fomento Municipal (Inifom), Guiomar Irías, explicó que las alcaldías se preparan para hacer frente a cualquier incidente de este tipo.

20 Jan 2017 description

KEY UPDATES

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past two weeks: o Angola

  • Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past two weeks: o None

  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past two weeks: o None

19 Jan 2017 description

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Since December, increased locust numbers and breeding have been reported in western Mauritania, Western Sahara, and northeastern Sudan according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Below-average and erratic rainfall over the past several weeks has sustained moisture deficits and resulted in degraded ground conditions across many parts of Uganda, Kenya, bimodal and unimodal areas of Tanzania, northern Malawi, and northern Mozambique.

18 Jan 2017 description
report Redhum

Fuente: El Nuevo Diario

Un vulcanólogo estadounidense se encuentra en Nicaragua para investigar la velocidad con que los volcanes del país expulsan magma durante sus erupciones y el tiempo de evacuación que tienen sus habitantes cercanos, informó hoy el Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territoriales (Ineter).

El vulcanólogo Marc Antoine Longpré, del Queens College, de City University of New York (CUNY, Estados Unidos), pretende conocer el tiempo que tarda la lava desde que sale de las cámaras magmáticas hasta que alcanza el suelo en forma de roca, según el Ineter.

16 Jan 2017 description

Flooding of the San Juan River flooded 95 houses and contaminated Wells. Affected families are being responded to in El Jobo, El Zapotal, San Juanillo and El Delta. (M: EL 19 DIGITAL)

15 Jan 2017 description

ROMA/DAVOS - Un simple plato de comida en Malawi cuesta mucho más que en Davos cuando se mide el costo de la comida como un porcentaje del ingreso diario promedio de una persona.

A medida que los líderes políticos y empresariales se reúnen para la reunión anual del Foro Económico Mundial, el Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) ha determinado cuán costosos pueden ser los alimentos para algunas de las personas más pobres del mundo.

14 Jan 2017 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JULY 2017

13 Jan 2017 description
report Redhum

Fuente: El 19 digital

La Compañera-Vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo, informó que en San Juan de Nicaragua se han registrado 95 viviendas inundadas y pozos contaminados.

La Compañera explicó que esto se debe a la crecida del Río San Juan provocada por el aumento del caudal de los afluentes procedentes de Costa Rica, como también de las lluvias persistentes en la zona.

En este sentido, dijo que el Gobierno está atendiendo a las familias en comunidades como El Jobo, El Zapotal, San Juanillo y El Delta.

Vientos y otros fenómenos naturales

13 Jan 2017 description

ROME/DAVOS – A simple bowl of food in Malawi costs much more than in Davos when you measure the cost of the meal as a percentage of a person’s average daily income.

As political and business leaders gather for the World Economic Forum annual meeting, the World Food Programme (WFP) has worked out how costly food can be for some of the world’s poorest people.

13 Jan 2017 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

Since epidemiological week (EW) 44 of 2016, no additional countries or territories of the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease. To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vectorborne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015 (Figure 1). In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases.

12 Jan 2017 description

Heavy rainfall is expected to provide relief for southeastern Africa, but will increase the risk of flooding

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Since December, increased locust numbers and breeding have been reported in western Mauritania, Western Sahara, and northeastern Sudan according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

11 Jan 2017 description
report Redhum

Nicaragua, 10 de Enero 2017
Fuente: El 19 digital

La Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Compañera Vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo, informó que el Gobierno Sandinista, a través del Ministerio de Educación (Mined) se encuentra reparando todos aquellos centros educativos que han sufrido daños producto de los vientos.

Rosario indicó que estos daños se han registrado en centros educativos de Jinotepe, Masaya, Nueva Segovia y Estelí.

En otro orden, señaló que el Mined continúa haciendo los preparativos del inicio del nuevo año escolar.

06 Jan 2017 description

Insufficient rain received in many parts of Southern Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Since December, increased locust numbers and breeding have been reported in western Mauritania, Western Sahara, and northeastern Sudan according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Below-average and erratic rainfall over the past several weeks has sustained moisture deficits and resulted in degraded ground conditions across many parts of Uganda, Kenya, bimodal and unimodal areas of Tanzania, northern Malawi, and northern Mozambique.

05 Jan 2017 description

KEY UPDATES

 Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:

o None

 Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

o None

 Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

o None

05 Jan 2017 description

Cosecha de Postrera e ingresos que provienen de la caficultura mejoran situación alimentaria

MENSAJES CLAVES

05 Jan 2017 description
report Redhum

Nicaragua, 04 de Enero 2017
Fuente: El Nuevo Diario

Nicaragua se encuentra en el cuarto lugar en la lista de los 10 países que fueron más afectados por eventos climáticos extremos en los últimos 25 años, revela el Índice de Riesgo Climático Global 2016.

El análisis detalla que entre 1994 y 2015 Nicaragua tuvo la incidencia de 51 eventos climáticos, los cuales generaron pérdidas económicas por US$227.18 millones y 2.97 muertes por cada 100,000 habitantes.

05 Jan 2017 description
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Screenshot of the interactive content as of 05 Jan 2017.

This website allows you to explore how different scenarios of global greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change could change the geography of food insecurity in developing and least-developed countries. By altering the levels of future global greenhouse gas emissions and/or the levels of adaptation, you can see how vulnerability to food insecurity changes over time, and compare and contrast these different future scenarios with each other and the present day.

30 Dec 2016 description

The main staple foods produced and consumed throughout most of Central America and the Caribbean are maize, rice, and beans; the latter constituting a key source of protein for poor households. In Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua white maize, mostly consumed in the form of tortillas, and red or black beans are preferred, while in Costa Rica and Panama rice dominates in production and consumption. In Haiti, the primary staples are rice, black beans, and maize.

30 Dec 2016 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vectorborne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 15 December 2016, no new country or territory has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas