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20 Jan 2017 description

KEY UPDATES

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past two weeks: o Angola

  • Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past two weeks: o None

  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past two weeks: o None

19 Jan 2017 description

Como parte de las últimas acciones que se realizan en marco del proyecto “Llamamiento Sequía”, con el cual se benefician familias afectadas por el fenómeno en San Miguel, Cruz Roja Salvadoreña instaló sistemas de cosecha de agua en puntos estratégicos de las comunidades para permitir que el vital líquido sea reutilizado.

19 Jan 2017 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 18 de Enero 2017
Fuente: El Diario de Hoy

El Salvador y Colombia firmaron hoy un memorándum de entendimiento para el intercambio de experiencias y cooperación técnica enfocado a la protección y reparación de víctimas de la violencia en el país, informó la Secretaría de Gobernabilidad de la Presidencia (SEGOB), en su cuenta oficial de Twitter

El acuerdo busca fortalecer "los conocimientos, lecciones aprendidas y asesoramiento que permitan entender, proteger y reparar a las víctimas de violencia en El Salvador", detalló la SEGOB

16 Jan 2017 description

16 de enero de 2017. Como parte de las últimas acciones que se realizan en marco del proyecto “Llamamiento Sequía”, donde se benefician a familias afectadas por el fenómeno en San Miguel, Cruz Roja Salvadoreña instaló sistemas de cosecha de agua en puntos estratégicos de las comunidades para permitir que el vital líquido sea reutilizado.

14 Jan 2017 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JULY 2017

13 Jan 2017 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

Since epidemiological week (EW) 44 of 2016, no additional countries or territories of the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease. To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vectorborne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015 (Figure 1). In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases.

12 Jan 2017 description

Ir a la escuela o al parque para jugar un partido es parte de la rutina de cualquier niño, niña o adolescente. Sin embargo, para muchos y muchas en Centroamérica, también puede ser un factor de riesgo a causa de la violencia y de la inseguridad. Todos los días, niños, niñas y adolescentes son víctimas de amenazas, reclutamiento forzado o violencia sexual que les impide ejercer sus derechos y, en ciertos casos, les obliga a abandonar su hogar y su comunidad.

10 Jan 2017 description

El Secretario para Asuntos de Vulnerabilidad y Director General de Protección Civil, Lic. Jorge Antonio Meléndez, reafirma ADVERTENCIA a nivel nacional, basado en el Informe Especial Meteorológico No.6 “Continuarán vientos nortes fuertes a ocasionalmente muy fuertes”, del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales y a las afectaciones de las últimas horas.

06 Jan 2017 description

Insufficient rain received in many parts of Southern Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Since December, increased locust numbers and breeding have been reported in western Mauritania, Western Sahara, and northeastern Sudan according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Below-average and erratic rainfall over the past several weeks has sustained moisture deficits and resulted in degraded ground conditions across many parts of Uganda, Kenya, bimodal and unimodal areas of Tanzania, northern Malawi, and northern Mozambique.

05 Jan 2017 description

KEY UPDATES

 Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:

o None

 Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

o None

 Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

o None

05 Jan 2017 description

Cosecha de Postrera e ingresos que provienen de la caficultura mejoran situación alimentaria

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05 Jan 2017 description
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This website allows you to explore how different scenarios of global greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change could change the geography of food insecurity in developing and least-developed countries. By altering the levels of future global greenhouse gas emissions and/or the levels of adaptation, you can see how vulnerability to food insecurity changes over time, and compare and contrast these different future scenarios with each other and the present day.

30 Dec 2016 description

The main staple foods produced and consumed throughout most of Central America and the Caribbean are maize, rice, and beans; the latter constituting a key source of protein for poor households. In Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua white maize, mostly consumed in the form of tortillas, and red or black beans are preferred, while in Costa Rica and Panama rice dominates in production and consumption. In Haiti, the primary staples are rice, black beans, and maize.

30 Dec 2016 description

Maize, beans, and rice are the main source of calories and protein in the diet in El Salvador. In times of acute stress, sorghum may also be consumed. Maize, beans, and sorghum are produced by smallholders and larger farmers in the country, but rice is almost entirely imported.

30 Dec 2016 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vectorborne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 15 December 2016, no new country or territory has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas

29 Dec 2016 description

KEY UPDATES

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:
    None

  • Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
    None

  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
    Saint Martin

29 Dec 2016 description
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Cosecha de Postrera e ingresos que provienen de la caficultura mejoran situación alimentaria

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29 Dec 2016 description

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Locust outbreak has continued in western Mauritania. Breeding has extended to southern Western Sahara, where limited control operations are in progress, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Despite some increase in rainfall during late November, poor and erratic rain since late September has resulted in droughts, which have negatively impacted crops and water availability in southern Ethiopia, southern Somalia, and eastern Kenya.