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12 Nov 2014 description

El monto se destinará a la compra de insecticidas de amplio espectro

La República de China Taiwán, a través de su embajadora en Nicaragua, Ingrid Hsing, donó este martes 20 mil dólares al país para la lucha contra el chikungunya, una enfermedad que ha afectado a 582 personas.

El monto será destinado a la compra de Cipertetrina al 25 por ciento, un insecticida de amplio espectro, el cual se utilizará para fortalecer la lucha contra la enfermedad.

03 Nov 2014 description

Altos precios, agotamiento de reservas, e ingresos limitados afectan la seguridad alimentaria

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  • En Honduras, impactos recurrentes en los cultivos de granos básicos incluyendo perdidas de la cosecha de Primera de este año, alza de precios de los alimentos básicos, y limitado empleo en el café, pondrán a los hogares más pobres en Estrés (Fase 2, CIF) durante octubre 2014 a marzo 2015.

22 Oct 2014 description
report Xinhua

TAIPEI, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Health departments in Taiwan are gearing up for potential Ebola cases as the fatal virus rages through West Africa.

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou urged the island's health departments to map out a pandemic prevention plan and check medical resources while asking the public to stay calm at a meeting on Tuesday.

"There is no need to panic since we have rich experience in dealing with epidemics," Ma said, also stressing that Ebola spreads through body fluids, unlike airborne SARS.

15 Oct 2014 description

Un aporte económico de más de 2 millones de quetzales para fortalecer la entrega de asistencia alimentaria a familias afectadas por la sequía prolongada, fue recibido este martes por la vicepresidenta Roxana Baldetti, de parte del Gobiernno de la República de China-Taiwán. La vicemandataria en compañía de Adolfo Sun, embajador de China-Taiwán, dieron a conocer en el acto realizado en el Palacio Nacional de la Cultura que con ese aporte se beneficiarán más de cinco mil familias que perdieron sus cosechas.

10 Oct 2014 description

Honduras, 09 de Octubre 2014

Fuente: Comisión Permanente de Contingencias

Gobierno de China (Taiwán) hace donativo para implementación Plan de acción de la Crisis de Seguridad Alimentaria por Sequía

09 Oct 2014 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 08 de Octubre 2014

Fuente: Ministerio de Agricultura

El gobierno de la República de China-Taiwán, entregó al gobierno de El Salvador, a través del Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería (MAG), un donativo para financiar el proyecto “entrega de paquetes alimentarios a familias de pequeños productores de granos básicos de subsistencia, en municipios de la zona Oriental”.

25 Sep 2014 description
report Redhum

Nicaragua, 24 de Septiembre 2014

Fuente: La Voz del Sandinismo

El Sistema Nacional de Prevención, Mitigación y Atención de Desastres (SINAPRED) recibió de manos de la Embajadora de la República de China-Taiwán en Nicaragua, Ingrid Y. W. Hsing, un donativo consistente en la entrega de 150 mil dólares destinado a palear la situación de escasez de lluvias en el llamado Corredor Seco, y un segundo donativo de 1,400 toneladas métricas de arroz para colaborar con la seguridad alimentaria en el país.

22 Sep 2014 description

09/22/2014 06:01 GMT

TAIPEI, September 22, 2014 (AFP) - Taiwanese authorities on Monday started clearing the damage from tropical storm Fung-Wong that pounded the island with torrential downpours and powerful winds over the weekend leaving one dead and four injured.

Fung-Wong scraped the north and south of Taiwan but did not make landfall as had previously been forecast, sparing the island from the full force of the storm.

The torrential rains that left residents knee deep in water Sunday had mostly subsided by Monday, leaving only limited damage in their wake.

21 Sep 2014 description

09/21/2014 10:23 GMT

TAIPEI, September 21, 2014 (AFP) - Tropical storm Fung-Wong on Sunday pounded Taiwan with torrential downpours and powerful winds, killing one person and forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights and ferry services.

A 50-year-old drowned near his home in Peinan, a township in southeastern Taitung county, the Central Emergency Operation Center said, while another man in the county was injured by falling rocks.

The defence ministry has ordered 48,000 soldiers to be on stand-by while fishing boats were advised to seek shelter at ports.

24 Jul 2014 description

MATMO made landfall along the coastal area of Fuqing, near Putian (Fujian Province, China) in the morning of 23 July (UTC), as a Severe Tropical Storm (China Meteorological Administration - CMA); then it moved inland, over northern Fujian and Zhejiang provinces, weakening. On 24 July at 0.00 UTC it was a Tropical Storm and its center was located near Shangrao (Jiangxi province).

23 Jul 2014 description

• Typhoon MATMO made landfall in the afternoon of 22 July (UTC) in eastern Taiwan's Taitung County. A few hours before landfall, at 12.00 UTC, it had max. sustained winds of 158 km/h. After landfall it crossed Taiwan, weakening, and moved into the Taiwan Strait, towards eastern mainland China.

• In the morning of 23 July (UTC) it made landfall in the coastal area of Fuqing, near Putian, in Fujian Province (China) as a “Severe Tropical Storm” (China Meteorological Administration - CMA); then it moved inland weakening.

23 Jul 2014 description

07/23/2014 04:31 GMT

TAIPEI, July 23, 2014 (AFP) - Typhoon Matmo pounded Taiwan with fierce winds and downpours Wednesday, leaving nine people injured, shuttering financial markets, and interrupting rail and air transportation.

Matmo, packing gusts of up to 173 kilometres (107 miles) per hour, slammed into the east overnight, becoming the first tropical storm to make landfall on the island this year, the Central Weather Bureau said.

22 Jul 2014 description

• On 22 July, 6.00 UTC, Typhoon MATMO had max. sust. winds of 158 km/h and its centre was located over the Philippine Sea, approx. 150 km north-east of Itbayat island (Batanes, Philippines) and 180 km south-east of Taitung (Taiwan).

• In the next 24 h it is forecast to continue moving north-west, making landfall in the area between Taitung and Hualien (eastern Taiwan) on 22 July afternoon (UTC), then cross Taiwan, slightly weakening, and reach the coast of the Chinese province of Fujian, near Fuzhou, in the morning of 23 July (UTC).

22 Jul 2014 description

07/22/2014 13:57 GMT

YILAN, July 22, 2014 (AFP) - Typhoon Matmo churned towards Taiwan Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.

Matmo, packing gusts of up to 173 kilometres per hour (107mph), is the first tropical storm to hit the island this year and is expected to make landfall on the eastern coast near the city of Hualien early Wednesday, the Central Weather Bureau said.

21 Jul 2014 description
report Redhum

El acto de entrega de los aportes que se desarrolló en la Gobernación contó con la presencia del diplomático asiático; el embajador paraguayo en Taiwán, Marcial Bobadilla; el gobernador de Presidente Hayes, Pablo Contessi (PEN), y concejales departamentales. La comitiva se trasladó después a Remansito y Puerto Falcón, donde fueron distribuidos los 1.000 kits de alimentos y 1.000 frazadas.

21 Jul 2014 description

RAMMASUN (GLENDA)

• PHILIPPINES: as of 21 July (NDRRMC), there were 97 dead, 437 injured, six missing, 1 600 298 people affected in seven regions, 518 764 people inside 1 264 evacuation centres and 111 372 houses damaged.

• CHINA: as of 21 July, the government reports nine dead in Guangxi, 13 in Hainan and four in Yunnan; 25 people are missing.

• VIETNAM: as of 21 July, media report 11 dead in Vietnam, several people missing and damages in several provinces of northern Vietnam. In terms of damage, the province of Quang Ninh has been affected the most.

25 Apr 2014 description

04/25/2014 11:42 GMT

TAIPEI, April 25, 2014 (AFP) - A Taiwanese court on Friday rejected a group compensation claim filed by victims of a deadly typhoon in 2009 against local authorities for alleged negligence.

A district court in the southern city of Kaohsiung ruled that the city government and a local township office did not have to pay Tw$590 million ($19.67 million) jointly sought by relatives of 175 people who died when their village was destroyed during Typhoon Morakot.

03 Mar 2014 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Fu Peng

TAIPEI, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Negotiators from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan on Thursday signed two agreements on meteorological and seismic cooperation, promising information exchanges and joint monitors between the two regions that are both seismically active and prone to typhoons.

Chen Deming, president of the mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), and Lin Join-sane, chairman of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), signed the pacts in Taiwan's Taipei City.

30 Jan 2014 description
infographic Asian Development Bank

Whether it's the Philippines, which recently experienced the strongest storm recorded, or Japan, which was devastated by the tsunami and earthquake in 2011 - the tragedies affecting these countries serve as a call to risk-prone countries throughout Asia and the Pacific to build and vigilantly maintain resilience to catastrophes.