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02 Oct 2017 description

118.1 M required for 2017

14.8 M contributions received, representing 13% of requirements

103.3 M funding gap for Latin America

18 Jul 2017 description

117.7 M required for 2017

14.2 M contributions received, representing 12% of requirements

103.6 M funding gap for Latin America

02 Jun 2017 description

28.9 M required for 2017
2.3 M contributions received, representing 8% of requirements
26.6 M funding gap for the Northern Triangle of Central America Situation

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04 May 2017 description

Drought. Disease. Earthquakes. Hurricanes. More than 10.6 million people across Latin America and the Caribbean were affected by these disasters in 2016.

Each emergency presented its own set of challenges, whether it was addressing affected livelihoods, the safety of families forced to flee from violence, the growing risk of vector-borne diseases or the sheer scale of major disasters such as the earthquake in Ecuador (April 2016) and Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean (October 2016).

15 Mar 2017 description

114.8 M required for 2017
3.4 M contributions received, representing 3% of requirements
111.4 M funding gap for Latin America

31 Aug 2016 description

18.1 M required for 2016
8.0 M contributions received, representing 44% of requirements
10.1 M funding gap for the Northern Triangle of Central America Situation

10 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund


Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. Leaving no child behind is both a moral imperative and a strategic priority for the development of inclusive, sustainable and stable societies everywhere. In 2015, UNICEF worked with partners around the world to make that fair chance a reality.

26 Jul 2016 description
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Message from the Director

02 Jun 2016 description


At IRT, our mission and focus is to alleviate human suffering by aiding victims of disasters and building healthy communities. In times of disasters, we rely on partnerships with other international organizations to achieve maximum impact with your donations. In this way, we establish clear and appropriate roles, avoid duplication of efforts, and maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of our response.

12 May 2016 description

Desarrollo resiliente y prevención de riesgos de desastres

Junto con los gobiernos nacionales y locales el PNUD trabaja desde 2003 para crear capacidades en todos los niveles con el fin de garantizar que la reducción de los riesgos de desastres constituya una prioridad. Además, orientamos los esfuerzos para que las capacidades, habilidades y recursos estén listos para prevenir, mitigar y preparar para los desastres.

19 Apr 2016 description
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Technical Annex - Version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2016/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 8 300 000

14 Apr 2016 description

Este documento analiza las crisis registradas en América Latina y el Caribe durante 2015, así como la respuesta por parte de la Oficina de Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios - Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe (OCHA ROLAC).

También recoge las actividades relacionadas con preparación frente a desastres, así como los eventos desarrollados con socios estratégicos que significaron un avance en busca de una mejor coordinación para una respuesta humanitaria eficiente.

14 Apr 2016 description

This document reviews the major emergencies in 2015 and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (OCHA ROLAC) response.

It also includes details of the disaster preparedness activities and joint ventures with strategic partners that represented innovations in better coordination for effective humanitarian response.