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19 Mar 2018 description
report World Bank


  • A new World Bank report has found that by 2050 the worsening impacts of climate change in three densely populated regions of the world could see more than 140 million people move within their countries’ borders.

  • With concerted action, however, including global efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and robust development planning at the country level – this worst-case scenario could be dramatically reduced, by as much as 80 percent, or 100 million people.

01 Mar 2018 description

Mié, 28/Feb/2018 - 15:48

A partir de marzo incrementan casos de incendios, panales de abejas africanizadas y escasez de agua potable, señala Miguel May

Villahermosa, Tabasco.- La Dirección de Bomberos del Instituto de Protección Civil (IPC), se encuentra preparada para la atención de incendios forestales, exterminio de abejas africanizadas y suministro de agua potable, que debido a las altas temperaturas repuntan durante el mes de marzo, informó Miguel Ángel May Hernández.

13 Sep 2017 description

Temperaturas superiores a 40 grados Celsius, se estiman en Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León y Tamaulipas

Hoy se prevén tormentas torrenciales en Michoacán y Guerrero, tormentas puntuales intensas en Oaxaca y tormentas muy fuertes en Jalisco, Colima y Chiapas, informó el Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN), dependiente de la Comisión Nacional del Agua (Conagua), así como la Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación (Segob).

17 Jul 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 03 de julio de 2017, por la presencia de ondas cálidas del 19 al 23 de junio de 2017 en municipios de Chihuahua.

17 Jul 2017 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió una Declaratoria de Emergencia, por la presencia de ondas cálidas ocurridas en los siguientes periodos: del 19 al 23 de junio de 2017 en municipios del estado de Chihuahua.

18 Dec 2015 description

Key messages

  • Disasters caused by natural hazards such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, hurricanes, landslides and droughts frequently impact Central America and Mexico. The European Commission has provided humanitarian aid such as temporary shelter, food assistance, clean water and proper sanitation in all the major crises that have impacted the region in the past 20 years.

28 May 2015 description

India Heatwave

• Heatwave conditions continue to prevail in the central, eastern and northern Indian states, causing deaths in a number of states.

• The death toll has exceeded 1 400, including 1 020 and 340 people dead in the worst affected states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana respectively.

• High temperatures are forecast to continue in the affected states over the next two-three days. The temperatures may start decreasing on 31 May (see Red/Orange Warnings, IMD, in the inset maps).

27 May 2015 description

Haiti - Drought

• Due to below-average rainfall, Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) "Crisis" level has been reached in parts of Haiti, severely affecting 180 000 people. Between 60% and 80% loss of the main local crops and vegetables in these areas has been confirmed. • Difficulties in accessing water results in the reduction of daily meals or leads to community conflicts. • Livestock has been severely affected and pressure has been put on alternative food resources (fishery).

27 May 2015 description

1) USA, MEXICO - Severe weather

• Heavy rains, winds and tornadoes are still affecting central and southern USA (mostly Oklahoma and Texas), as well as north-eastern Mexico, causing damage and deaths.

• In USA: media reported four dead in Oklahoma and three in Texas, with another 12 missing in Texas.
Hundreds of homes and roads have been destroyed in these two states. A Disaster Declaration has been issued for several counties in Texas over the last three weeks (see map).

03 Sep 2013 description


  • PERÚ: Más de 83.440 personas afectadas por las fuertes heladas en las zonas alto andinas y grandes daños en la ganadería.

  • BOLIVIA: Intensas nevadas dejan 3 personas fallecidas y cerca de 3,500 familias afectadas.

  • HONDURAS: Empieza a descender los casos de dengue. Se reportan 17 fallecimientos por la enfermedad

02 Sep 2013 description


  • PERU: More than 83,440 people affected by cold wave in the high Andean and causes damage to livestock.

  • BOLIVIA: Heavy snow left 3 dead and near 3,500 families affected.

  • HONDURAS: Dengue outbreak continued its recent decline, the death toll reaches 19 people.

01 Jul 2013 description

Philippines, China – Tropical Cyclone RUMBIA (GDACS, NDRRMC, WMO, China Meteo)

RUMBIA traversed the eastern Visayas and southern Luzon in the Philippines on 29 June as a Tropical Storm, then emerged in the South China Sea and is approaching the coasts of southern China, having strengthened slightly.

In the Philippines it caused some flooding and landslides in southern Luzon (by rainfall of up to 175mm in 24h) affecting ca. 3,500 people, 1,818 of which were housed in 10 evacuation centres as of early on 1 July.

03 Sep 2012 description


 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: About 580 people remain in shelters from Tropical Storm Isaac.

 GUATEMALA: More than 555 people were affected by rains in 3 departments.

 VENEZUELA: Heavy rains affect more than 7,100 people in the state of Monagas.

03 Sep 2012 description


 REPUBLICA DOMINICANA: Aún hay 581 personas en albergues por la Tormenta Tropical Isaac.

 GUATEMALA: Más de 555 personas fueron afectadas por las lluvias en 3 departamentos del país.

 VENEZUELA: Intensas lluvias dejan a más de 7,100 personas afectadas en el estado de Monagas.

24 Sep 2009 description

Washington/Nairobi, 24 September 2009 -The pace and scale of climate change may now be outstripping even the most sobering predictions of the last report of the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC).

An analysis of the very latest, peer-reviewed science indicates that many predictions at the upper end of the IPCC's forecasts are becoming ever more likely.

Meanwhile, the newly emerging science points to some events thought likely to occur in longer-term time horizons, as already happening or set to happen far sooner than had previously been thought.

Researchers have …