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18 Jul 2017 description

117.7 M required for 2017

14.2 M contributions received, representing 12% of requirements

103.6 M funding gap for Latin America

17 Jul 2017 description
report World Vision
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WVI - Spanish version

En toda América Latina y el Caribe, presenciamos niveles alarmantes de violencia contra la niñez. Como organización de desarrollo internacional centrada en la niñez, también escuchamos a los niños, niñas y jóvenes de la región cuando nos cuentan directamente que la violencia es la preocupación más apremiante de sus vidas y de su generación.

14 Jul 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Honduras leads the way, passes law making practise illegal

Heather Barr
Senior Researcher, Women's Rights Division

10 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS

• UNICEF is now implementing Care and Support activity for families affected by Congenital ZIKV Syndrome in Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, Brazil and Belize. To date 556 families across the region have benefited from non-clinical care and support interventions.

09 Jul 2017 description
report Prensa Latina

El coordinador del Departamento de Control de Vectores del Ministerio de Salud (Minsa) en la central provincia de Chiriquí, Patricio Camarena, aseguró que hoy unen esfuerzos con Costa Rica para combatir el avance del dengue.

En tal sentido, se refirió a los operativos de fumigación que realizan de manera conjunta con las autoridades de salud de la vecina nación, pues de los mil 56 predios visitados, el tres por ciento presentan criaderos del mosquito Aedes aegypti, transmisor del dengue, zika, chikungunya y la fiebre amarilla.

04 Jul 2017 description

Costo de la canasta básica alimentaria se redujo en mayo en Brasil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador y República Dominicana

Según el Informe mensual de precios de los alimentos en América Latina y el Caribe de la FAO.

03 de julio de 2017, Santiago de Chile- El costo de la canasta básica alimentaria se redujo en mayo en Brasil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador y República Dominicana, y aumentó en Guatemala, México y Colombia, según el Informe mensual de precios de los alimentos en América Latina y el Caribe de la FAO.

30 Jun 2017 description

Condiciones húmedas favorecen el desarrollo de cultivos

Mensajes clave

  • Lluvia por arriba del promedio histórico (1981 – 2010) se ha observado en Centroamérica desde principios de mayo 2017 (Figura 1).

  • El exceso de humedad ha afectado con deslizamientos e inundaciones repentinas en zonas focalizadas de producción de cultivos, pero sin pérdidas de gran escala.

30 Jun 2017 description

Heavy rainfall continues over Central America

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall since mid-May has led to abnormal dryness across eastern Uganda and southwestern Kenya. Moisture deficits are likely to negatively impact cropping and Pastoral activities.
29 Jun 2017 description

Executive Summary

The 2016 NATO Summit in Warsaw revived a long-standing notion within the Alliance – that of “projecting stability”. Under this banner, the Alliance aims to promote peace and security in its broader neighbourhood using a range of means, including military action against groups such as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as well as training for partner governments.

29 Jun 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production anticipated to increase in 2017
  • Cereal imports forecast to decline in 2017/18 marketing year
  • Cereal prices unchanged in early June

Cereal production anticipated to increase in 2017

27 Jun 2017 description
report Chatham House

Executive Summary

22 Jun 2017 description

DATOS RELEVANTES

164.000 Refugiados y solicitantes de asilo del Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica (TNC) para finales de 2016. Casi diez veces más que en los últimos cinco años

174.000 Personas desplazadas internamente (PDI) en Honduras (esta cifra se base en un ejercicio de identificación de perfiles de 2014, realizado en 21 municipios de un total de 298 municipios en el país).

16 Jun 2017 description

The North of Central America suffers high levels of violence stemming from gangs and other organized criminal groups.
This insecurity is compelling an increasing number of persons – often entire families – to flee their homes, within their countries or to nearby countries.
Nine countries of the region are affected by these movements and a regional response is therefore of paramount importance.

KEY INDICATORS

16 Jun 2017 description

Panama - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) and Panama’s Ministry of Public Security have signed an agreement which will enable closer cooperation against smuggling and trafficking in persons, as well as on border management, emergency preparedness and crisis response resulting from migration flows.

16 Jun 2017 description

Rainfall continues over most of West Africa and northern East Africa

  1. Below-average rainfall since late February has resulted in moisture deficits throughout many parts of southern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

  2. Limited rainfall since March has led to developing moisture deficits across parts of Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, and southern Guinea.

14 Jun 2017 description

Sistemas alimentarios de la región deben volverse más sostenibles y considerar una nutrición adecuada.

Santiago de Chile, 14 de mayo de 2017. – Los Sistemas Públicos de Abastecimiento y Comercialización de Alimentos son importantes instancias que permiten al sector público promover una oferta estable y asequible de alimentos, señaló hoy la FAO respecto a la Red Regional que actualmente reúne a 12 países en torno al tema.

02 Jun 2017 description

28.9 M required for 2017
2.3 M contributions received, representing 8% of requirements
26.6 M funding gap for the Northern Triangle of Central America Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

01 Jun 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices,indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.