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08 Jun 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents incidents affecting aid delivery in 16 countries in the Americas in 2017. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). In 2017, 156 security incidents affecting NGO staff members, programmes and assets were reported. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

05 Jun 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

This overview documents presents incidents affecting the provision of education in 2017. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND).

24 May 2018 description

The Revised UN-Habitat Evaluation Framework (2016) has helped to increase evaluation focus, coverage and generated evidence performance. The evaluations conducted in 2017 were diverse covering country programmes (Afghanistan); global programmes (World Urban Forum7, Achieving Sustainable Urban Development, Global Land Tool Network); Subprogrammes (Urban Planning and Design); regional offices (Regional Office for Arab States) and Corporate (Mid-term evaluation of the strategic plan 2014-2019) as well as projects and programmes.

10 Apr 2018 description

OVERVIEW

• Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region experience a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, floods, forest fires, hurricanes, landslides, tsunamis, and volcanoes. El Niño and La Niña phenomena occur periodically, exacerbating the impacts of hydrometeorological events in the LAC region. Unplanned urban expansion, environmental and natural resource degradation, and land-use management challenges also increase populations’ vulnerability and exposure to natural hazards.

29 Mar 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Aid in Danger partner agency incidents. Partner agencies operate in 23 countries. Partner agencies reported 251 incidents in eight countries and two security measures taken to protect staff, assets and programmes in one country. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is not a complete count nor representative. For other incidents recorded by the Aid in Danger project, including from open sources, please see NGO Security Incident Overview.

12 Jan 2018 description

Contenido

  • Enfoque 2

  • Perspectiva 4

  • Países Miembros 5

  • Recursos de Información 11

  • Próximos Eventos 12

Huracanes Irma y María:

11 Jan 2018 description

Hurricanes Irma and Maria: health sector response

In the space of one month, several nations of the Caribbean were ravaged by two category 5 hurricanes packing winds of up to 160 mph (260 km/h). Hurricane Irma passed through 11 islands in the Caribbean starting on 5 September 2017, followed a week later by Hurricane Maria, which impacted six islands, including three in Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, that had already been hit by Irma. The total population of the islands is 37.2 million people.

10 Jan 2018 description
report Harvard University

As an ethnographer and an EMT, Harvard anthropologist Ieva Jusionyte has a front-line perspective on tensions at the politically fraught border between Mexico and the United States.

10 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Regional Office 2018 Requirements: US$10,565,000

02 Jan 2018 description

Global Overview DECEMBER 2017

01 Jan 2018 description

La Red de sistemas de alerta temprana contra la hambruna (FEWS NET, por sus siglas en inglés) monitorea las tendencias de los precios de los alimentos básicos en los países que son vulnerables a la inseguridad alimentaria.

31 Dec 2017 description

A. Situation Analysis

Description of the Situation

In November 2015, a group of more than 1,000 Cuban nationals were reported in the border area between Costa Rica and Panama in the community of Paso Canoas, Corredores Canton. Since these people did not meet the migration requirements to enter Costa Rica, a significant build-up of migrants occurred on the Panamanian side of the border as they began to settle in the streets, waiting on a solution to their legal immigration status.

30 Dec 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

30 Dec 2017 description

Durante la tarde-noche de hoy se prevé la llegada de un nuevo frente frío a la frontera norte del territorio nacional.

El pronóstico para hoy es de temperaturas frías en la mañana y la noche, y bancos de niebla en zonas montañosas del noreste, el oriente y el centro de la República Mexicana, debido al Frente Frío Número 19, informó el Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN) @conagua_clima, dependiente de la Comisión Nacional del Agua (Conagua) @conagua_mx.

29 Dec 2017 description

Ciudad de Guatemala, 29 dic (AGN).- La deportación de migrantes guatemaltecos por vía terrestre (México) mostró este año una reducción del 72 por ciento, equivalente a 23.638 casos menos, en comparación con el 2016, informó una fuente oficial.

“Las estadísticas detallan que de enero a diciembre del 2016 se deportó a 56.142 guatemaltecos, mientras que en este año fueron 32.504, lo que refleja una disminución significativa de conciudadanos”, dijo Alejandra Mena, vocera de la Dirección General de Migración (DGM).

29 Dec 2017 description

Descripción del Fenómeno

Se observan circulaciones anticiclónicas en las cercanías del golfo de México y un frente frío desvaneciéndose al este de la península de Florida, que en combinación con el flujo de componente este, mantienen vientos noreste acelerado con velocidad de 20 a 30 Kilómetros por hora con ráfagas de 40 Kilómetros por hora y temperaturas frescas en el país en horas nocturnas

Pronóstico

29 Dec 2017 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil dio a conocer el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió el pasado 19 de diciembre de 2017 para los municipios del estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza, por la presencia de helada severa

29 Dec 2017 description

Continuará el ambiente frío en la mañana y la noche de hoy y los bancos de niebla y neblina en el noreste, el centro y el oriente de México

29 Dec 2017 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil dio a conocer el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió a través del boletín 410/17, para municipios de Veracruz, por la presencia de helada severa, ocurrida del 9 al 13 de diciembre.