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21 Aug 2017 description

Event Info

  • Max windspeed: 101.9 km/h

  • Max. Storm Surge: 0.32 m.

  • Current Coordinates: Lat: 13.8 Lon: -65.9

  • Warning ref.: NOAA - Bulletin #8

People living in areas at risk

(All Countries Considered)

  • 120 km/h windspeed: 0

  • 90 km/h windspeed: 146,392

  • 60 km/h windspeed: 3,005,674

24 Mar 2017 description

Unos 40 funcionarios encargados de la gestión de riesgos en cada país centroamericano, participaron en este encuentro regional que promueve un marco estratégico para los próximos 20 años que permita el abordaje adecuado de la reducción de riesgos de desastres en entornos urbanos.

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.

04 Mar 2009 description

Hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, droughts... nothing anyone can do will prevent them. But a lot can be done to reduce their impact - especially if there's an early warning.

In Central America, one of the world's most disaster prone regions, WFP has taken the lead in developing a disaster early warning system.

The new system works as a one-stop shop for information on droughts, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and volcanic eruptions.

15 Oct 2007 description

Part I: Operational Requirements and Shortfalls

Overview of the 2007 Programme of Work

As the end of 2007 nears, the number of people the World Food Programme is seeking to support has risen to 83 million. The amount of food assistance required to assist these people is valued at US$3.4 billion. Considering resources mobilized thus far in 2007, the current level of funding falls short by some US$653 million.

Additional resources amounting to approximately US$800 million are required before the end of 2007 to ensure uninterrupted food aid deliveries for ongoing activities.

04 Sep 2007 description

PANAMA_As World Food Programme emergency personnel began distributing food to victims of Hurricane Felix in northern Nicaragua, the agency expressed deep concern that the violent storm could soon threaten almost 1.5 million people, many in central Honduras.

"Felix appears headed for the capital city of Tegucigalpa and other population centers and we are rushing reinforcements there in anticipation of heavy rains and floods," said WFP Deputy Regional Director Gordana Jerger.

03 Sep 2007 description

PANAMA_As Hurricane Felix prepared to make landfall on the Caribbean coast of Central America, the World Food Programme announced plans to deploy emergency teams and said it had sufficient regional food stocks to feed almost 600,000 people for one month.

"Right now Hurricane Felix is a moving target and it's difficult to predict with precision which countries will ultimately bear the impact of its destructive force," said WFP Deputy Regional Director Gordana Jerger.

03 Sep 2007 description

CIUDAD DE PANAMA. -Ante la inminente llegada del huracán Félix a las costas caribeñas de Centroamérica, el Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) de las Naciones Unidas anunció sus planes de desplegar sus equipos de emergencia e informó que tiene almacenados en la región, alimentos suficientes para alimentar por un mes. a 600,000 personas.

"En este momento es difícil vaticinar con precisión qué países recibirán el grueso de la fuerza destructiva del huracán Félix", dijo la Directora Regional Adjunta del PMA, Górdana Jerger.

30 Aug 2007 description

Panama City, 30 August 2007 - As victims of Hurricane Dean slowly try to rebuild their shattered lives, WFP has announced that its emergency feeding operations are assisting about 10,500 of the worst affected in Jamaica and Belize.

11 Jul 2003 description

This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Palestinian Territories, (2) Iraq, (3) Iran, (4) Afghanistan, (5) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) DR Congo, (2) Burundi, (3) Rwanda, (4) Uganda, (5) Tanzania, (6) Kenya, (7) Eritrea, (8) Djibouti

C) West Africa: (1) Mauritania (2) Liberia (3) Côte d'Ivoire

D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Zambia, (4) Tanzania, (5) Malawi, (6) Zimbabwe, (7) Mozambique, (8) Swaziland, (9) Madagascar

E) Asia: (1) Indonesia, (2) DPR Korea

21 Dec 2001 description

Managua. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is making an urgent call to help over 100,000 malnourished children in Guatemala, who could die of hunger in the coming months if rapid action is not taken to attend to them.

30 Nov 2001 description

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23 Nov 2001 description

Managua, Nicaragua, 23 November 2001 - WFP is drawing up an emergency operation to provide food aid for 4,000 people in Belize, after their homes and livelihoods were devastated by Hurricane Iris earlier this month.

16 Nov 2001 description

This report includes: (A) Central Asia Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Afghanistan, (3) Pakistan, (4) Iran, (5) Tajikistan, (6) Uzbekistan (B) West Africa Region (C) East and Southern Africa region: (1) Zambia, (2) Sudan, (3) Burundi, (4) Uganda, (5) Kenya (D) Eastern Europe Region: (1) Northern Caucasus, (2) Balkans (E) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Cuba, (2) Belize, (3) Honduras, (4) Nicaragua, (5) Guatemala, (6) El Salvador, (7) Ecuador, (8) Peru (F) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Democratic Republic of Congo