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08 May 2018 description

Buenos Aires – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, today (10/04) launches a Regional Action Plan, detailing its support to Governments hosting Venezuelan nationals in the Americas and the Caribbean. The Action Plan aims at strengthening the regional response to large-scale flows of Venezuelans, supporting the efforts that governments have initiated across the region.

10 Apr 2018 description

Buenos Aires – La OIM, Organismo de las Naciones Unidas para la Migración, lanza hoy (10/04) un Plan de Acción Regional, en el cual detalla su apoyo a los gobiernos que están acogiendo a nacionales de Venezuela tanto en las Américas como en el Caribe. El Plan de Acción tiene por finalidad fortalecer la respuesta regional a flujos en gran escala de venezolanos, dando su apoyo a los esfuerzos que los gobiernos han puesto en marcha en toda la región.

13 Mar 2018 description


  • Over 1.5 million estimated Venezuelans displaced in the region

  • 2,000% Increase in asylum claims since 2014

  • Nine UNHCR operations covered by this appeal

10 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

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

13 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Regional Office 2017 Requirements: US$7,200,000

12 Jul 2016 description


This supplementary appeal is presented as a follow-up of the Protection and Solutions Strategy for the Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA) launched in December 2015. It outlines UNHCR’s protection and solutions interventions planned for 2016 to respond to additional and most urgent needs of refugees, asylum-seekers, returnees and internally displaced people from the NTCA in countries of origin, transit and asylum, encompassing Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama.

30 Jun 2016 description

A total of USD 23.7 million* in financial requirements for the Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA) situation, including USD 18.1 million in additional requirements, for the period January - December 2016:

  • USD 10.5 million for Mexico
  • USD 10 million for the Panama Regional Office
  • USD 1.3 million for Costa Rica
  • USD 1.6 million for Belize
  • USD 0.3 million for regional activities

*This total includes support costs (7 per cent).

17 Jun 2016 description
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17 June 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO)/the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and partners have set out their strategic response to Zika which will place a greater focus on preventing and managing medical complications caused by Zika virus infection. To date, US$121.9 million are necessary to effectively implement the Zika Strategic Response Plan, July 2016 to December 2017.

17 Feb 2016 description

Zika Outbreak: WHO's Global Emergency Response Plan

WHO has launched a global Strategic Response Framework and Joint Operations Plan to guide the international response to the spread of Zika virus infection and the neonatal malformations and neurological conditions associated with it.

05 Feb 2016 description


This document outlines the strategy of the Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) for the enhancement of technical cooperation to Member States in light of the rapid regional dissemination of Zika virus since November 2015. This technical cooperation builds on ongoing efforts to strengthen the detection, prevention, and response to arboviral illnesses.


02 Feb 2016 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 2,380,409 Swiss francs (CHF) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the National Societies in the Americas region to deliver assistance and support to 200,000 people through direct intervention and 1 million people through indirect community engagement, with a focus on health, water, sanitation, hygiene promotion and preparedness. This regional Emergency Appeal is launched on a preliminary basis pending further assessment and revision in the coming weeks.

27 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Regional Office 2016 Requirements: US$6,650,000

01 Dec 2014 description

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Working environment

The year 2014 will mark the 30th Anniversary of the 1984 Cartagena Declaration on Refugees (Cartagena Declaration). Over the past 30 years, regional cooperation and solidarity, exemplified in the Declaration, have proved to be effective in addressing long-standing and new situations of forced displacement throughout the Americas.

30 Apr 2009 description

GLIDE n=B0 EP-2009-000084

This Preliminary Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 5,000,000 (USD 4.4m or EUR 3.3m) in cash, kind, or services to support efforts to assist National Societies in responding to the serious threat from influenza.

This operation is initially planned for 6- months, and will be completed by the end of October 2009. A Final Report will be made available by the end of January 2010 (three months after the end of the operation.

30 Apr 2009 description

La Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge (FICR) lance aujourd'hui un appel préliminaire de 5 millions de francs suisses (USD 4,4 millions / EUR 3,3 millions) pour tenter de freiner la propagation du virus H1N1 et se préparer à une probable pandémie mondiale de grippe.

04 Jul 2008 description

GLIDE: FL-2007-000200-MEX

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 1,904,884 (USD 1,814,175 or EUR 1,170,795) in cash, kind, or services to support the Mexican Red Cross (MRC) to assist 44,380 beneficiaries for 8 months. Based on the situation, this Revised Emergency Appeal responds to a request from the MRC and the affected communities and includes support for longer-term recovery needs such as disaster preparedness programmes, rehabilitation of livelihoods and strengthening of the National Society.

21 Apr 2008 description

Glide no: TC-2007-000135

This Revised Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 2,927,000 (USD 2,927,000 or EUR 1,864,331) in cash, kind or services to assist 108,550 beneficiaries for

Appeal target (current): CHF 2,927,000

Appeal coverage: 100%;

Appeal history:

- A Preliminary Appeal was launched on 22 August 2007 for CHF 1,591,000 (USD 1,321,429 or EUR 964,942) for 6 months to assist 35,000 beneficiaries (7,000 families).

- Appeal revised on 30 August 2007 to CHF 2,399,670 (USD 2,049,249 or EUR 1,445,584) for 9 months to assist 108,550 beneficiaries (21,710 families).

04 Feb 2008 description

Appeal Target: US$ 589,114

Geneva, 11 February 2008

Dear Colleagues,

Between October 28 and November 5, 2007 torrential rains, more than 1,200 millimeters of water in a three-day period, poured down on Tabasco and Chiapas, Mexico. A high tide in the Gulf of Mexico prevented the rising waters of the principal rivers from emptying into the sea. 25,900 square kilometers, 80% of the plain of the state of Tabasco, were inundated, including 700 towns and most of the capital city, Villahermosa.

The damages are huge.

14 Nov 2007 description
report Caritas

Appeal Amount: USD 1,958,887; EUR 1,346,735


Torrential rains over a period of more than a week caused by two cold-fronts as well as the remnants of Hurricane Noel resulted in massive flooding throughout the province of Tabasco and parts of Chiapas province. Over 1 million people have been affected, crops are completely destroyed while businesses and infrastructure have been badly damaged. In particular, the city of Villahermosa has seen the brunt of the flooding and large sections of the city still remain under water.

07 Nov 2007 description
  • Solidarízate con Chiapas; haz tu donativo en la cuenta 575 de Banamex

    Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas.