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05 Aug 2014 description

Overview

Crime and violence threaten social development and economic growth in El Salvador and negatively affect the quality of life of its citizens. After a sharp and sustained increase in the levels of violent crime since 2000, the murder rate peaked at 71 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants in 2009, declining slightly to 69 in 2011.

30 Nov 2013 description

Period covered by this Final Report: 17 October 2011 to 31 January 2013

Appeal target: 1,174,119 Swiss francs

Appeal coverage: 92%

Appeal history:

  • On 17 October 2011, 191,129 Swiss francs were allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the emergency response.

  • On 21 October 2011, a Preliminary Emergency Appeal was initially launched for 1,185,025 Swiss francs for 9 months to increase assistance to 2,000 families.

27 Sep 2013 description

Period covered by this Final Report: 17 October 2011 to 31 January 2013

Appeal target: 1,174,119 Swiss francs

Appeal coverage: 92%;

Appeal history:

  • On 17 October 2011, 191,129 Swiss francs were allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the emergency response.

  • On 21 October 2011, a Preliminary Emergency Appeal was initially launched for 1,185,025 Swiss francs for 9 months to increase assistance to 2,000 families.

18 Sep 2013 description

Nota de Prensa No. 120-2013 El informe final sobre el uso de los 600 millones de lempiras del fideicomiso de emergencia, destinado para obras de rehabilitación posteriores a los daños causados en 17 departamentos del país, por el paso de la Tormenta Tropical 12-E, en octubre del 2011, fue presentado este día en Consejo de Ministros, por parte del Comité Técnico que lo administró.

02 Jul 2013 description
report Christian Aid

We are working with communities to prepare for storms during the Atlantic hurricane season which can potentially threaten lives and cause serious material damage.

Major hurricanes expected

US climate scientists have predicted the Atlantic hurricane season, which started on 1 June and lasts for six months, to be active.

Between 13 and 20 named storms are expected, of which between three and six will become major hurricanes.

09 May 2013 description

Nota de Prensa No. 065-2013

El derecho a la educación no puede ser interrumpido a pesar de un desastre, fue el eje central de discusión en el marco del Taller Regional de Comunicación para la Gestión del Riesgo en el Sector Educativo, celebrado en Panamá los días 7,8 9 de mayo anterior.

25 Apr 2013 description

Nota de Prensa No. 057-2013

Representantes de la empresa consultora TECNISA, informaron hoy a las fuerzas vivas de Choloma, Cortés que el puente sobre el río que comunica esa localidad con las ciudades de San Pedro Sula y Puerto Cortés, será reparado el próximo mes de mayo, razón por la cual los pobladores desistieron de realizar algunas medidas de presión que tenían planificadas.

04 Mar 2013 description

Summary: On October 2011, Tropical Depression 12-E hit Central America. The already saturated soil in Guatemala and the heavy rain caused flooding and landslides impacted the lives of more than 500,000 persons, of which 82,913 were severely affected. The Guatemalan government decreed a State of Public Calamity on 16 October 2011.

21 Feb 2013 description
report World Vision

Un total de 400 personas que quedaron sin una vivienda por los estragos de la depresión tropical E-12, que impactó tiempo atrás a El Salvador, ahora estarán recibiendo sus viviendas de tipo progresivas a través de un proyecto habitacional que realizó Visión Mundial El Salvador con fondos de Rusia, a través de la Oficina Para la Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios – OCHA.

25 Jan 2013 description

24 Jan 2013

Con un presupuesto de 8.2 millones de lempiras que ejecuta el Gobierno de la República, a través la Dirección de Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria DICTA, de la Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, SAG, se beneficia a 3 mil familias con el proyecto Agricultura Familiar en los departamentos de Choluteca y Valle.

03 Jan 2013 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 1 July to 15 October 2012.

Appeal target (current): Swiss francs 1,174,119

Appeal coverage: 92%

· Appeal history:.

· - On 17 October 2011, 191,129 Swiss francs were allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies´ (IFRC)’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the emergency response.

02 Jan 2013 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 15 April to 18 September 2012.

Appeal target (current): Swiss francs 684,150

Appeal coverage: 100%

Appeal history:

11 Dec 2012 description

Managua, 10 de diciembre, 2012/ El Sr. Guillermo González, Secretario Ejecutivo del Sistema Nacional para la Prevención, Mitigación y Atención (SINAPRED), recibió del Sr. Nicolai Vladimir, Embajador de Rusia y del Sr. Pablo Mandeville, Coordinador Residente del Sistema de las Naciones Unidas en Nicaragua, la cantidad de 65,583 láminas de zinc, destinadas a reducir la vulnerabilidad de 6,583 familias afectadas por la depresión tropical 12-E, en su paso por Nicaragua (octubre del 2011).

27 Nov 2012 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 27 November 2012 (IRIN) - Many of the worst natural disasters of 2011 were also the most severe the affected countries had ever experienced, revealed the Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) 2013, which was released in Doha today.

Brazil, Cambodia, El Salvador, Laos and Thailand appear in the CRI’s 10 most-affected countries; all recorded their severest natural hazards-related catastrophes in 2011.

28 Sep 2012 description

GLIDE n° FL-2011-000166-NIC

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation’s disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.

27 Sep 2012 description

GLIDE n° TC-2011-000157-CRI

Summary: 94,374 Swiss francs were allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 28 October 2011 to support the Costa Rican Red Cross (CRRC) in delivering assistance to some 750 families1 (approximately 3,750 persons). The operation closed with a total expenditure of 69,753 Swiss francs, with a final balance of 24,621 Swiss francs unspent and returned to the DREF fund.

26 Jul 2012 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation’s disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.

24 Jul 2012 description

LUNES, 23 DE JULIO DE 2012 10:43 ESCRITO POR DONIS FIGUEROA

Durante el fin de semana se inició el proceso de evaluación socioeconómica a las familias afectadas por el deslizamiento de tierra en Mixco, ocurrido en enero pasado, como parte del proceso que se seguirá para la designación de viviendas en el nuevo terreno donde serán ubicados permanentemente.

20 Jul 2012 description

GLIDE n° TC-2011-000157-GTM
6-month consolidated report
20 July 2012

Period covered by this Ops Update: 19 October 2011 to 15 April 2012. This update represents a six-month summary of the operation.

Revised Appeal target: CHF 715,933 Swiss francs

Appeal coverage: 93%

Appeal history:

  • An Emergency Appeal was launched on 26 October 2011 for 786,728 Swiss francs for 9 months to assist 1,500 families.