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11 Dec 2017 description

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↗ International prices of wheat and maize remained relatively stable in November, reflecting good supply conditions, while export quotations of rice strengthened amid increased buying interest and currency movements.

12 Nov 2017 description

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  • The benchmark US wheat price declined in October mostly because of higher supply prospects while maize quotations firmed due to rain-induced harvest delays. International rice prices strengthened in October, mainly reflecting seasonally tight Japonica and fragrant supplies.

29 Oct 2017 description

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  • International prices of wheat increased in September mostly because of weather-related concerns, while maize quotations fell further on crop harvest pressure. International rice prices remained generally firm, supported by seasonally tight availabilities of fragrant rice and strong demand for higher quality Indica supplies.

18 Oct 2017 description

Jessica Faieta

Subsecretaria General de la ONU y Directora del PNUD para América Latina y el Caribe

El mundo marca dos días internacionales claves este mes: uno para la Erradicación de la Pobreza el 17 de octubre y otro para la Reducción de Desastres, cuatro días antes. No es coincidencia que estén profundamente conectados.

30 Jun 2017 description

Regional Plan for the Americas helps shape the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Health

13 Sep 2016 description
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  • Los pronósticos indican probabilidad de tormentas muy fuertes en Guerrero, Campeche, Tabasco, Veracruz y Oaxaca.

El pronóstico meteorológico para hoy es de tormentas intensas, de 150 a 250 milímetros (mm), en Chiapas, y tormentas muy fuertes (de 50 a 75 mm) en Guerrero, Campeche, Tabasco, Veracruz y Oaxaca, informó la Comisión Nacional del Agua (Conagua) @conagua_mx, a través del Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN) @conagua_clima.

31 Aug 2016 description
report Redhum

México, 30 de Agosto 2016
Fuente: El Sol de México - MX

TOLUCA, México.- Un alud de tierra provocó el derrumbe de las bardas de una casa y afecto otras más que se encuentran ubicadas en el predio El Campanario en la zona de Llano Grande en Huixquilucan, Estado de México.

El derrumbe sorprendió a las personas cuando desde la parte alta cayó tierra, tiró las bardas y entró todo el lodo hacia las casas, señaló un vecino del lugar.

11 May 2016 description

28 MILLION PEOPLE FORCIBLY DISPLACED BY CONFLICT AND DISASTERS IN 2015 AND MILLIONS MORE STILL INVISIBLE: IDMC NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS GLOBAL CRISIS OF INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT

Conflict, violence and disasters internally displaced 27.8 million people in 2015, subjecting a record number of men, women and children to the trauma and upheaval of being forcibly displaced within their own country.

03 Sep 2014 description

Mudslide, Guerrero. Heavy rains in recent days brought down two bridges and flooded 54 homes in the state of Guerrero. In addition, in Acapulco, 39 people had to be evacuated to a temporary shelter due to damage to 10 houses, product of a mudslide. Civil Protection Brigades are patrolling vulnerable areas. Rain is forecast to continue until tomorrow. (m.: Milenio)

04 Jun 2014 description

Boris has strengthened into a tropical storm as it heads for the Pacific Ocean coast of Mexico. Boris is moving toward the north near 5 miles per hour and this general motion is expected for the next couple of days. Boris is expected to produce as much as 10 to 20 inches of rain over a large part of southern Mexico through Saturday, with isolated amounts exceeding 30 inches likely over the mountainous terrain of the Mexican states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. These rains are likely to result in life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.

26 Dec 2013 description
report Redhum

La temporada de ciclones 2013 fue una de las más activas en la historia de México con la interacción de dos sistemas que dejarían a su paso más de 150 muertos.

Una histórica temporada de ciclones fue la que vivió México en el 2013 ya que fue una de las más activas debido al comportamiento, intensidad e impactos directos que provocaron dichos fenómenos tropicales.

27 Sep 2013 description

Will Grant went to find out about the relief efforts to help stranded villages

Margarito Hernandez is still numb with grief. Answering at times with barely a murmur, at others in great torrents of words, he recounts the worst night of his life: Mexican Independence Day 2013.

Read the full article on the BBC.

20 Sep 2013 description

By Lizbeth Diaz and Anahi Rama

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) - More rain lashed Mexico's northwest coast on Thursday, prompting evacuations and adding to flash floods that have created chaos across the country and killed at least 97 people. Storms have inundated vast areas of Mexico since the weekend, wrecking roads, destroying bridges and triggering landslides that buried homes and their occupants.

Read the full story on AlertNet

03 Mar 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • BOLIVIA: 13,000 people affected by rains in La Paz. 107,500 people affected nationwide.

  • PERU: More than 100,000 people affected by rains. Some 4,200 people are homeless.

  • MEXICO: Authorities on alert as 37 per cent of the territory affected by drought.

03 Mar 2013 description

DESTACADOS:

  • BOLIVIA: 13,000 personas afectadas por lluvias en La Paz. 107,500 a nivel nacional.

  • PERÚ: Más de 100,000 personas afectadas por lluvias. Unas 4,200 damnificadas.

  • MÉXICO: 37 por ciento del territorio con problemas de sequía. Las autoridades están en alerta.

14 Aug 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

 MEXICO: Tropical Strom Ernesto affects more than 10,000 families in Veracruz.

 GUATEMALA: Hurricane Ernesto affects more than 250 people in the department of Petén.

 COLOMBIA: Forest fires in 113 municipalities in 16 departments.

10 Jul 2012 description

Comunicado de prensa No. 513 /100712
México, D.F., a 10 de julio de 2012

22 Jun 2012 description

Boletines 451

México, D. F., a 21 de junio de 2012

En dos años, la Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (Sedesol) ha atendido a más de 1.5 millones de familias que han resultado afectadas por inundaciones, heladas, sismos y sequía en todo el país.

El Secretario Heriberto Félix Guerra afirma que el tema del “cambio climático nos ha hecho bailar con la más fea” y recordó algunas de las contingencias que ha debido atender al frente de la Sedesol: