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29 Jan 2016 description

60 million PEOPLE WILL BE AFFECTED BY EL NIÑO IN THE FOUR MOST AFFECTED REGIONS

2.8 million PEOPLE REQUIRE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE IN GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS

10.2 million PEOPLE IN NEED OF EMERGENCY FOOD IN ETHIOPIA

14 million FOOD INSECURE PEOPLE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA – EXCLUDING SOUTH AFRICA

El Niño status

11 Dec 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • After the heavy rains of October and November, a resurgence of the epidemic was noted particularly in the departments of Artibonite, North, Northwest, the metropolitan area of Port-auPrince and South-East;

  • Some people returned from the Dominican Republic are affected by a wave of acute diarrhea and cases of cholera;

  • Almost 61,000 displaced from the earthquake still live in extremely difficult conditions.
    Access to drinking water infrastructure, sanitation and hygiene are their main concern;

11 Dec 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Après les fortes pluies d’octobre et novembre, une recrudescence de l’épidémie a été constatée particulièrement dans les départements de l’Artibonite, du Nord, du Nord-ouest, de la région métropolitaine de Port-au-Prince et du Sud-est ;

  • Les personnes retournées de la République Dominicaine sont affectées par une vague de diarrhée aiguë incluant des cas de choléra ;

12 Nov 2015 description

DESTACADOS

  • 13.2 millones de personas han sido afectadas por desastres desde enero hasta octubre de 2015.

  • El Niño agravará la sequía en América Central y traerá lluvias por encima de la media en América del Sur. Se espera que tenga su mayor impacto en noviembre o diciembre de 2015.

  • Un estudio de OIM y PMA afirma que existe una correlación entre la inseguridad alimentaria, la violencia y la migración en el Triángulo Norte de Centro América.

12 Nov 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 13.2 million people were affected by disasters between January and October 2015.

  • El Niño will exacerbate drought in Central America and will bring above average rainfall in South America. It is expected to peak in November-December.

  • A joint IOM and WFP study affirms a correlation between food insecurity, violence and migration in countries of the Northern Triangle in Central America.

11 Nov 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • D’importantes flambées de cas de choléra enregistrées dans plusieurs communes du pays. Environ 15 communes sont en alerte rouge ;

  • Des inondations sporadiques ont été enregistrées dans certains départements du pays suite aux averses du mois d’octobre affectant plus de 300 familles et causant des dégâts importants dans le secteur agricole ;

  • Crise binationale : La communauté humanitaire poursuit la collecte d’informations et la veille humanitaire ;

11 Nov 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Major outbreaks of cholera recorded in several communes of the country. About 15 communes are on red alert;

  • Sporadic floods were recorded across the country, during October, affecting over 300 families and causing extensive damage to the agricultural sector;

  • Bi-national crisis: the humanitarian community pursues to collect information and the humanitarian surveillance;

  • The drought has caused acute food crisis in 37 communes.

KEY FIGURES

13 Oct 2015 description

Destacados

  • TEMPORADA DE HURACANES: El paso del huracán Joaquín provocó graves daños a la infraestructura y viviendas en Acklins, Largo, Crooked, islas de San Salvador y Rum Cay. En apoyo a la Agencia de Manejo de Emergencias y Desastres en el Caribe (CDEMA), un equipo de evaluación rápida de necesidades con miembros de las Naciones Unidas fue desplegado a la región afectada.

13 Oct 2015 description

Highlights

  • HURRICANE SEASON: Hurricane Joaquin passed over the southern Island of the Bahamas and resulted in several damage to critical infrastructure and housing in Acklins, Long, Crooked, and San Salvador islands and Rum Cay. CDEMA deployed a Rapid Needs Assessment Team with members from the UN to the affected region.

  • LANDSLIDE: Authorities declared a red alert in El Cambray II, municipality of Santa Catarina Pinula, department of Guatemala, following a deadly landslide that left 274 dead and 353 people missing.

12 Oct 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

- Près de 3000 personnes en provenance de la République Dominicaine se sont installées dans des sites spontanés à Anse à Pitres ;

- Epidémie de choléra : malgré cette légère diminution observée au cours du mois d’août ; les acteurs doivent maintenir la vigilance jusqu’à la fin de la saison cyclonique en novembre.

30 Sep 2015 description

Highlights

  • HUMANITARIAN SITUATION: Official registration, for people returning from Venezuela to Colombia, is closed. It is estimated 23,738 people crossed the border; 1,743 are living in 10 emergency shelters.

  • FLOODS AND RAINS: In the past week, about 155,205 people resulted affected by rains in Guatemala. Six shelters are hosting 264 people.

  • MIGRATION: According to IOM (International Organization for Migration) report, about 20,596 people crossed the border from Dominican Republic to Haiti.

30 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly 3,000 people returning from the Dominican Republic have settled in 6 spontaneous sites in Anse-a-Pitres;

  • Cholera outbreak: despite the slight decrease observed in August, vigilance must be maintained, especially until the end of the hurricane season in November;

  • The poorest families, whose all sources of income have been affected by drought, are seeing their purchasing capacity to collapse due to the considerable increase in the prices of basic goods;

29 Sep 2015 description

Destacados

  • SITUACIÓN HUMANITARIA: Los registros de personas retornadas desde Venezuela hacia Colombia, debido a la situación humanitaria han sido cerrados.
    Se estima en 23,738 las personas que han cruzado la frontera, de estos 1,743 se encuentran en 10 albergues de emergencia.

  • LLUVIAS E INUNDACIONES: Una semana de lluvias ha afectado a 155,205 personas en Guatemala. Seis albergues están activos abrigando a unas 264 personas.

19 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The urgent appeal launched by the Humanitarian Country Team requires a 25 million dollars funding;

  • The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund granted $ 7 million to Haiti to respond to emergencies;

  • More than 4,700 families affected following the passage of the last storm Erika;

  • The food security situation is likely to worsen in many areas affected by drought particular in the South, the North West, Northern Artibonite, South-East, North-East and West;

10 Sep 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • L’appel urgent lancé par l’Equipe Humanitaire requiert un financement de 25 millions de dollars ;

  • Le Fonds central d'intervention d'urgences des Nations Unies (CERF) vient d’octroyer un montant de 7 millions de dollars à Haïti pour répondre aux urgences ;

  • Plus de 4 700 familles sinistrées suite au passage de la dernière tempête Erika ;

02 Sep 2015 description

Highlights

  • HURRICANE SYSTEM: The fifth hurricane of the season caused damages in Dominica, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Haiti. At least 20 people died in Dominica.

  • DROUGHT: The Central American Agriculture Council (CAC) declared an agricultural emergency for Central America and Dominican Republic to assist 1.6 million people affected.

01 Sep 2015 description

Destacados

  • TEMPORADA DE HURACANES: La quinta tormenta de la temporada dejó daños en Dominica, Puerto Rico, República Dominicana y Haití. Se estima que solo en Dominica, unas 20 personas murieron a consecuencia de la tormenta.

  • SEQUÍA: El Consejo Agropecuario Centroamericano (CAC) declaró emergencia agropecuaria en América Central y República Dominicana para atender a unas 1.6 millones de personas afectadas.

15 Aug 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS   

• Haïti a enregistré le triple de cas de choléra (19 949 et 170 décès) en juillet 2015 par rapport à juillet 2014 (7 739 cas et 56 décès) ; une situation qui soulève des préoccupations et impose la vigilance dans le conteste de la saison des pluies et des ouragans ;

• Situation binationale : nécessité de conduire une évaluation intégrée et multisectorielle prenant en compte les vulnérabilités ;

28 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • DROUGHT AND FOOD SECURITY:
    Authorities activated the emergency mechanisms in Dominican Republic, while in Haiti authorities are concerned about a worsening of health issues due to lack of water.

  • FLOODS: River San Miguel in Colombia overflowed affecting about 8,000 people.
    Authorities are responding to the emergency by delivering foods and toiletry kits.

  • COLD WEATHER: In Bolivia about 9,330 families, 4,306 hectares of crops, 6,868 cattle and 207 houses are affected in 26 municipalities, in 6 departments

28 Jul 2015 description

Destacados

  • SEQUÍA e INSEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA: Autoridades activaron mecanismos de emergencia en República Dominicana, mientras en Haití las autoridades muestran preocupación porque la situación de salud puede agravar debido a la falta de agua.

  • INUNDACIONES: El desbordamiento del Río San Miguel en Colombia, afectó a cerca de 8,000 personas. Las autoridades responden a la emergencia a través de la entrega de alimentos y kits de aseo.