REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean - Year 6 - Volume 320

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 19 Aug 2013

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • LAC: PAHO reports 1.4 million cases of dengue in Latin America and The Caribbean.

  • GUATEMALA: More than 1,040 children affected by acute malnutrition. Oxfam expects the situation to worsen.

  • COLOMBIA: 2,800 people and 700 houses affected by rains - some 280 people in shelters.

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