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20 Apr 2015 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR OCTOBER 2015

17 Apr 2015 description

La primera dama, Rosa María Leal de Pérez, continúo sus gestiones en Estados Unidos en favor de la niñez migrante centroamericana no acompañada, al visitar un albergue en Washington establecido por autoridades de ese país. La esposa del presidente de Guatemala acudió este jueves a un albergue en la capital estadounidense, donde conoció de cerca las condiciones en que viven los menores retenidos.

17 Apr 2015 description

Belg rainfall remains delayed in Ethiopia, dryness worsens in Malawi and Mozambique

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Rainfall continues to be below-average across several local areas of southwestern and east-central Ethiopia. Further delay of rainfall during April is likely to adversely affect cropping activities for several Belgproducing areas.

15 Apr 2015 description

Numbers are down, but record arrivals continue. And Mexico’s crackdown is cause for concern

By Adam Isacson

In March, U.S. Border Patrol apprehended 3,138 unaccompanied children on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico. Of that number, 1,070 kids were Mexican citizens. 579 were from El Salvador, 1,084 were from Guatemala, and 368 were from Honduras.

10 Apr 2015 description

Por: Brenda Larios/Enviada Especial

Ciudad de Panamá, (AGN).- Los presidentes del Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica que integran Guatemala, El Salvador y Honduras, presentaron hoy al secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, el documento final del Plan de la Alianza para la Prosperidad con el que buscan evitar la migración a Estados Unidos.

10 Apr 2015 description

Doce pluviómetros electrónicos que sirven para medir o registrar la intensidad de la lluvia, fueron instalados en diferentes partes del país. Los equipos fueron donados por el pueblo y Gobierno de Japón a través del Programa de Suministros de Productos Industriales Elaborados por empresas japonesas, al Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARN). La entrega simbólica de las estaciones la realizó esta mañana el embajador de Japón en El Salvador, Excl.

10 Apr 2015 description
report Trócaire

Contents

1 - 3. Sally O'Neill and Her Contribution to Trócaire and Central America

  1. Updates from the Honduras and Guatemala DIPECHO projects News from the Region

  2. El Salvador & Guatemala

  3. Honduras & Nicaragua

  4. Bishop Oscar Romero to be Canonised in May 2015

10 Apr 2015 description

Abnormal dryness persists in central Ethiopia and bi-modal Tanzania

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Despite an increase in rainfall during the last week, ground moisture remains below average parts of southwestern and east-central Ethiopia. Moderate to heavy rains are forecast in southern and western Ethiopia, while below-average rainfall is expected in the central parts of the country during the next week.

08 Apr 2015 description

Rafael Salinas, subsecretario técnico de la Secretaría de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (SESAN), participó el jueves 26 de marzo en el lanzamiento del programa Mesoamérica sin Hambre (MsH), evento que se llevó a cabo en la ciudad de Guatemala.

08 Apr 2015 description

Reservas alimentarias agotadas, precios altos de granos, y persistencia de daños en la caficultura

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06 Apr 2015 description

Mexico - Una nueva campaña de información de México dirigida a migrantes en tránsito se propone reducir los riesgos que los migrantes enfrentan en su trayecto hacia la frontera norte.

La OIM de México, a través del Programa Conjunto de Migrantes en Tránsito, la Unidad de Política Migratoria de la Secretaría de Gobernación de México (UPM de la SEGOB) y el Consejo Nacional para Prevenir la Discriminación (CONAPRED) lanzaron la campaña nacional de información con el slogan “Te acompañamos” para ofrecer protección y empoderar a los migrantes en tránsito por México.

02 Apr 2015 description

Key Messages

In West Africa, market availability was adequate in February, with supplies from recent 2014/15 harvests and international rice and wheat imports. Staple food prices were stable or declining, except in areas directly and indirectly affected by the conflict in northeastern Nigeria. The recent opening of borders among Ebola-affected countries contributed to improved trade flows in some areas, following disruptions over the second half of 2014.

01 Apr 2015 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.

01 Apr 2015 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

30 Mar 2015 description

The sixth issue of the IPC Newsletter highlights important initiatives and technical developments undertaken at global level, among them the extension of the IPC Global Strategic Programme until 2018, the IPC-Chronic and Nutrition Working Group Meetings, the new IPC Quality Compliance Review Policy and Process, and the development of the IPC GSU Quality Compliance Review and Strategic Engagement Plan.

This issue also features recent IPC impacts, results and progress achieved at regional and country level in Africa, Latin America, Asia & Near East.

27 Mar 2015 description

El país participará en el Programa Regional “Mesoamérica sin Hambre” y así cumplir la meta de erradicar el hambre antes del año 2025*

Guatemala, 26 de marzo de 2015. Hoy se realizó el lanzamiento del programa “Mesoamérica sin Hambre: Marcos institucionales más efectivos para mejorar la agricultura familiar y la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional”, que fortalecerá los marcos institucionales locales, nacionales y regionales para que todos los habitantes de Guatemala y la región ejerzan su derecho a la alimentación.

27 Mar 2015 description

Late season dryness spreads across much of Southern Africa

  1. Below-average rainfall since February has resulted in rainfall deficits in southwestern Ethiopia.
    Rainfall forecast during the next week should help alleviate deficits.

  2. Below-average rainfall over bi-modal northern Tanzania during the past several weeks has increased rainfall deficits and affected crop conditions. A significant increase in rainfall is expected across Tanzania and neighboring countries in late March.

25 Mar 2015 description

Tracking food security trends in vulnerable countries

The Global Food Security Update provides a quarterly overview of key food security trends in vulnerable countries. Information is provided by WFP VAM field teams and partners.

In focus

  • Conflict in Iraq has disrupted food markets, leading to price hikes in Anbar, Salah Al-Din and Kirkuk. According to the 2014-2015 Strategic Response Plan, around 5.2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, and over 2.5 million people are currently displaced.

24 Mar 2015 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 23 de Marzo 2015

Fuente: La Prensa Gráfica

Líderes comunales aseguraron que el equipo de alerta temprana no funcionó por corto período. Cruz Roja de El Salvador informó que los Sistemas de Alerta Temprana (SAT) funcionan en su totalidad en 24 comunidades de alto riesgo ubicadas en La Unión que fueron beneficiadas en 2013 con el Programa de Preparación de Desastres (DIPECHO, por sus siglas en inglés).