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29 Jul 2016 description

GENEVA, 29 July 2016 - UNHCR welcomes the U.S. Government’s initiatives announced earlier this week to address the pressing forced displacement challenge in Central America.

These measures include an arrangement offering safe, legal alternatives for people to seek protection abroad via a third country, increased resettlement opportunities, and expansion of a program providing life-saving help and protection to children fleeing affected countries.

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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ACNUR y la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones cubrirán los costos de los refugiados.
El gobierno de Costa Rica anunció que recirá temporalmente a migrantes en riesgo de persecusión en Centroamérica, informó un funcionario de la Oficina del Alto Comisionado de la ONU para Refugiados (ACNUR).

El organismo y la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones cubrirán los costos de los refugiados dijo Carlos Maldonado, representante de ACNUR.

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.

26 Jul 2016 description
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Message from the Director

22 Jul 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 17 - 23 July 2016 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, Zika virus, yellow fever, West Nile fever, influenzas A(H5N1) and A(H7N9) and Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea.

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

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

FAO: Agricultura comercial generó casi el 70 % de la deforestación en América Latina

No es necesario cortar bosques para producir más alimentos, según el informe El estado de los bosques del mundo 2016

18 de julio de 2016, Santiago de Chile - En América Latina, la agricultura comercial es la principal causante de la deforestación, según el nuevo informe de la FAO, El estado de los bosques del mundo 2016 (SOFO, por sus siglas en inglés).

18 Jul 2016 description

Combler le fossé entre la foresterie et l’agriculture en vue d’améliorer la sécurité alimentaire

La FAO appelle à une meilleure coordination entre les deux secteurs afin de mettre en place des systèmes agricoles durables et d’améliorer la gestion des forêts

18 Jul 2016 description

Bridging the gap between forestry and agriculture to improve food security

FAO calls for better coordination between the two sectors towards sustainable farming systems and forest management

16 Jul 2016 description

​​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health prefessionals on active public health threts. This issue covers the period 10-16 July 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, polio, West Nile virus, MERS, and yellow fever in Angola.

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