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28 Jul 2016 description

 As of 27 July 2016, 67 countries and territories have reported evidence of mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission since 2007 (64 of these countries and territories have reported evidence of mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission since 2015):

 50 countries and territories with a first reported outbreak from 2015 onwards.

 Four countries are classified as having possible endemic transmission or have reported evidence of local mosquito-borne Zika infections in 2016.

27 Jul 2016 description
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Continúa lluvia irregular en Centroamérica

Mensajes clave

  • Zonas con precipitación por debajo del promedio se han visto afectadas por lluvia irregular en tiempo y espacio desde abril (Figura I).

  • Condiciones neutras se registran en la región de El Niño 3.4, con pronóstico claro a condiciones La Niña desde septiembre 2016 hasta principios de 2017. Lluvias por arriba del promedio se podrían observar hacia la segunda temporada lluviosa, alcanzando los valores más altos entre septiembre-octubre.

27 Jul 2016 description
report AlterPresse

Par Woodly Edson Louidor

Bogotá (Colombie), 27 juillet 2016 [AlterPresse] --- L’« état d’urgence publique » est en vigueur depuis deux jours dans la localité colombienne de Turbo, face à la crise humanitaire à laquelle font face environ 4 mille migrants, majoritairement cubains et haïtiens, bloqués à la frontière avec le Panama, apprend AlterPresse.

Le maire de cette zone reculée du pays sud-américain, Alejandro Abuchar González, a pris cette mesure le lundi 25 juillet dernier, lorsque la situation des migrants s’est révélée très critique.

26 Jul 2016 description

Gracias a la invitación del Gobierno de Costa Rica, representado por el Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN-MINAE) y con el apoyo del Programa Regional de Cambio Climático (PRCC-USAID), el Programa Regional de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional para Centroamérica (PRESANCA II) y el Programa Mesoamericano de Cooperación (PMC- Gobierno de México), los días 11 y 12 de julio de 2016, se celebró en la Ciudad de San José Costa Rica, el L Foro del Clima de América Central y V Foro Mesoamericano del Clima.

22 Jul 2016 description
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners established a definition of what constitutes an outbreak, endemic transmission, and the interruption of mosquito-borne transmission in order to better characterize the level of transmission of Zika virus infection (Table 1, Fig. 2). This classification system was put into use as of the situation report of 7 July 2016.

22 Jul 2016 description
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242,179 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,977 dead/missing
published 07:30 CET 22 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

22 Jul 2016 description

240.884 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.954 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 7/18/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

21 Jul 2016 description

By Gabriel Cardona-Fox

As an invisible humanitarian crisis intensifies as a result of drug and criminal violence in Mexico and Central America’s Northern Triangle, a regional call to action provides reason to be cautiously optimistic.

19 Jul 2016 description

240,884 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,954 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 18 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

18 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three months after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated the central and coastal provinces of Ecuador, 30,000 people remain in shelters.

  • UNHCR and OCHA are coordinating Protection Working Groups focused on the humanitarian impacts of violence in Northern Triangle countries.

  • The World Humanitarian Summit (Istanbul, Turkey, 23-24 May) was a pivotal moment for the global humanitarian agenda.

7.3 million people affected by disasters in 2016

15 Jul 2016 description
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239,923 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,933 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 15 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

14 Jul 2016 description

Summary

WHO and partners established a definition of what constitutes an outbreak, endemic transmission, and the interruption of mosquito-borne transmission in order to better characterize the level of transmission of Zika virus infection (Table 1, Fig. 2). This classification system was put into use as of the situation report of 7 July 2016.

14 Jul 2016 description

238.220 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.942 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 12/7/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

14 Jul 2016 description

238,220 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,942 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 12 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

13 Jul 2016 description

Este convenio forma parte del proyecto de un centro regional virtual de avisos de fenómenos hidrometeorológicos adversos para Centroamérica.

Los países beneficiarios serán Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica y Panamá.

12 Jul 2016 description

Introduction

This supplementary appeal is presented as a follow-up of the Protection and Solutions Strategy for the Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA) launched in December 2015. It outlines UNHCR’s protection and solutions interventions planned for 2016 to respond to additional and most urgent needs of refugees, asylum-seekers, returnees and internally displaced people from the NTCA in countries of origin, transit and asylum, encompassing Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama.

12 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

146,000
Refugees and asylum-seekers (2016 projection)

234,000
Returned population from USA and Mexico to NTCA (2016 projection)

190,000
IDPs from 20 municipalities in Honduras (2016 projection)

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