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11 May 2018 description
report SICA

El Programa de Sistemas de Información para la Resiliencia en Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional de la Región del SICA (PROGRESAN-SICA) pone a disposición de los tomadores de decisión y público en general el Informe del XXXIV Foro Regional de Aplicación de los Pronósticos Climáticos a la Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional: perspectivas para el período mayo-julio 2018, el cual se realizó en la ciudad de San Salvador, El Salvador, el pasado 19 de abril del año en curso, con el apoyo técnico y financiero del PROGRESAN-SICA en coordinación con el Comité Regional de Recursos Hidráulicos …

26 Apr 2018 description
report Igarapé Institute

Many Latin American countries, states and cities are facing a chronic public security crisis. In spite of more than a decade of modest economic growth, crime and victimization rates are rising, not dropping. Nevertheless, recent information of 2017 show some signs of improvement. Criminal violence is routinely singled out as one of the top concerns of citizens from across Mexico, Central America and South America. And there are warning signs that the region ́s high rates of criminal violence and victimization will continue rising if nothing is done.

28 Mar 2018 description

Contributing to more effective risk management of crises and disaster in Latin America and the Caribbean

INTRODUCTION

The 2018 version of the Index for Risk Management for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC-INFORM) has been launched at the beginning of this year. LAC-INFORM 2018 is an update of LAC-INFORM 2017, the first version of this regional index.

17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

05 Oct 2017 description

Focus on tropical cyclones on American continent “Hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons are the same weather phenomenon; we just use different names for these storms in different places. In the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific, the term “hurricane” is used. The same type of disturbance in the Northwest Pacific is called a “typhoon” and “cyclones” occur in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean” (NOAA, 2017).

24 Sep 2017 description
report SICA

PRESENTACIÓN

El presente estudio forma parte de los resultados previstos con la implementación del Proyecto BA.1, específicamente en el Resultado 1 Mejorada la articulación regional y nacional para la implementación de acciones de prevención y atención de la violencia contra las mujeres, trata y femicidio, el cual incluye como actividad realizar un estudio de actualización sobre la situación de violencia contra las mujeres migrantes en la ruta migratoria en el territorio de Centroamérica, tanto en países de origen, tránsito y destino (R1MA2A3).

12 Jan 2017 description
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Our volunteers are the driving force behind our humanitarian work and the most valuable asset that National Societies have. Millions of people around the world unite efforts around the Red Cross to prevent and ease human suffering. Each member of this volunteer force is a fundamental piece in our organization. The commitment of those who daily contribute to the strengthening of the organization, give us an enormous responsibility towards our volunteers.

12 Jan 2017 description

Prefacio

Nuestros voluntarios son el motor que impulsa nuestra labor humanitaria y el activo más valioso que tienen las Sociedades Nacionales. Millones de personas alrededor del mundo unen esfuerzos en torno a la Cruz Roja para la prevención y alivio del sufrimiento humano. Cada miembro de este cuerpo voluntario es pieza fundamental en todo el engranaje que supone nuestra organización. Este compromiso de todos los que día a día contribuyen al fortalecimiento de la organización nos lega, también, una gran responsabilidad con nuestros voluntarios.

26 Aug 2016 description
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This document provides an estimate of the cost of the 2014 drought to economic sectors of considerable importance in the region, which are significantly affected by decreased precipitation. These include the agricultural sector, which generates a significant portion of production in rural areas, and in particular provides employment to the most economically vulnerable population; the hydroelectric sector, which generates a substantial portion of power in the region; and the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector, which is critical for human development.

06 Mar 2015 description

La voluntad y el compromiso político son clave para reducir el hambre y la pobreza en Centroamérica y República Dominicana

Los siete países de Centroamérica y República Dominicana han reducido el número total de personas que sufre hambre de 9 millones de personas en 1990-92 a 7,2 millones en 2012-2014.

06 Feb 2015 description

Contents
- 33 Chagas disease in Latin America: an epidemiological update based on 2010 estimates
- 43 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January– November 2014

Sommaire
- 33 Maladie de Chagas en Amérique latine: le point épidémiologique basé sur les estimations de 2010
- 43 Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-novembre 2014

10 Dec 2014 description
Reshumen ejecutivo

América Latina y el Caribe está muy cerca de lograr la meta de la Cumbre Mundial de la Alimentación

La región ha avanzado un 92% hacia la meta de reducir a la mitad el número total de personas que sufre hambre, mientras que a nivel global sólo se ha avanzado 41%

10 Dec 2014 description
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Latin America and the Caribbean need final push to achieve World Food Summit Goal

Region has advanced 92 percent towards goal of halving the total number of people suffering from hunger

10 December 10 2014, Santiago, Chile - Latin America and the Caribbean have achieved 92 percent progress toward the the World Food Summit goal of halving the total number of people suffering hunger and final push is needed to fully achieve it, according to FAO's regional flagship report, the Panorama of Food and Nutritional Security 2014, released today.

23 Jun 2014 description
  1. Introduction

Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the regions most affected by violence and crime, but at the same time, has little available information about this problem. When data exist, it is not always presented in a comprehensive way, and usually suffers from reliability problems.

30 Nov 2013 description

Este documento técnico representa un primer intento por evaluar el riesgo de desplazamiento inducido por desastre en los países centroamericanos y del Caribe:

30 Nov 2013 description

This technical paper represents an initial attempt to assess the risk of disaster-induced displacement in the Central American and Caribbean countries of Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama.