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06 Oct 2017 description

Background

The Global Early Warning – Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The report is part of FAO’s EWEA system, which aims to translate forecasts and early warnings into anticipatory action.

03 Oct 2017 description

FEATURE

Antigua and Barbuda

AFFECTED AREAS
Barbuda

CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT
Disaster

FIGURES
About 1,400 new displacements between 7 and 8 September

CONTEXT

06 Sep 2017 description
report ShelterBox

International disaster relief agency ShelterBox is on standby to respond to damage and displacement caused by Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic tropical storm in a decade. ShelterBox has experts available for interview now and over the coming days.

Cornwall-based ShelterBox, the disaster relief agency specialising in emergency shelter after natural disasters, is in touch with its Florida-based office, its US response teams, and its contacts and partners across the Caribbean, as Hurricane Irma threatens several countries.

14 Jun 2017 description

New IDB study estimates potential impact on cities and people in low-elevation coastal zones

BELIZE CITY, Belize – A new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) estimates that 4.2 million people in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean and in the Pacific are living in areas that are prone to flooding due to rising sea levels.

28 Sep 2016 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time.

The situation

14 Sep 2016 description

Latin America and the Caribbean is a diverse region and does not follow a single pattern of development. This Report is separated into two volumes which share the same narrative: the Regional Human Development Report – the first volume – covers the entire region, while deepening the analysis on Latin America; and this current Caribbean Human Development Report – the second volume – approaches the multidimensional challenges of sustainable development and human progress taking into consideration the particularities of the Caribbean.

05 Jul 2016 description

What is El Niño?

El Niño is the warming of sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific, which occurs roughly every two to seven years, lasting from six to 24 months.

20 May 2016 description

Este boletín analiza la seguridad alimentaria, la producción y comercio de cereales y las políticas de los países referidas a la seguridad alimentaria durante el primer trimestre de 2016.

Mensajes Principales

28 Aug 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

 HURRICANE SEASON: Tropical Storm Isaac caused flooding and landslides leaving 8 dead.

 VENEZUELA: More than 2,135 people were evacuated in the state of Sucre due to rains

 EL SALVADOR: A 6.7 magnitude earthquake caused alarm. No damage was reported

28 Aug 2012 description

DESTACADOS:

 TEMPORADA DE HURACANES: Tormenta Tropical Isaac causa inundaciones y deslaves dejando 8 muertos.

 VENEZUELA: Más de 2,135 personas fueron evacuadas en el Estado de Sucre por las lluvias.

 EL SALVADOR: Sismo de 6.7 grados causa alarma entre la población. No se reportan daños.