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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

18 Aug 2017 description

Our methodology uses 9 indicators, grouped under 3 categories:

  • Access of humanitarian actors to affected population

  • Access of people in need to humanitarian aid

  • Security and physical constraints Each category is measured through proxy indicators, such as violence against personnel, denial of needs, or active hostilities.

Data is collected at the country level and may therefore not show disparities between sub-regions.

02 Mar 2017 description

Missing Migrants Project tracks fatalities of migrants, including refugees, traveling along mixed migration routes around the world.

This map shows the different transit routes through parts of the Americas. #MissingMigrants.

25 Nov 2016 description

El huracán Otto, de categoría 2, sigue aumentando su fuerza en dirección a la Costa Caribe Sur de Nicaragua con vientos de 175 km/h, informa el Centro Nacional de Huracanes (CNH) de Estados Unidos. Otto estaría debilitándose al momento de impactar tierra, y podría degradarse a tormenta tropical para la noche del jueves (24 de noviembre). El centro del fenómeno estaría alcanzando las costas del Pacífico sur de Nicaragua o del norte de Costa Rica esta noche. En Costa Rica la Comisión de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE) declaró que el país estará en “alerta total” las próximas 48 horas

21 Oct 2016 description
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Debido al alto nivel de saturación en el suelo y el crecimiento de los afluentes, sobre todo los que alimentan los ríos del centro y sur del país, el Comité de Alertas de Copeco, determina el máximo nivel de alerta, alerta roja por 48 horas para el Distrito Central, el departamento de Valle y se mantiene en Choluteca. Esto conllevaría evacuaciones en aquellas zonas con riesgo de deslizamientos, derrumbes e inundaciones, con el objetivo de salvaguardar la vida.

29 Aug 2016 description
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Drought/Food Insecuirty

Drought / Food Insecurity As of March 2016, 2.5 million people are food insecure in Central America (1.15 million in IPC Phase 3). Availability/access to staple foods and opportunities to generate income are very limited.

24 Aug 2016 description

Situation overview

  • Total population of the NTCA: 30.3 million
  • 81 783 People killed in NTCA 2011-2015
  • 714 000 Internally Displaced People
  • 33 613 Children fleeing the NTCA in 2015
  • 55 814 Asylum seekers in 2015
  • 105 952 Refugees from the NTCA 2011-2015
  • 951 779 People returned 2011-2015
05 Aug 2016 description

Situation

• TC EARL formed over the Caribbean Sea, south of Jamaica, on 2 August. It then started moving west, intensifying. On 4 August early morning (UTC), it made landfall near Belize city as a Hurricane Category 1. On 4 August at 9.00 UTC its centre was located approx. 75 km westsouthwest of Belize city (Belize) and it had max. sustained wind speed of 120 km/h (Hurricane Category 1).

• Over the next 24 h it is forecast to move west-northwest overland, weakening. Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to effect the areas along its path.