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26 Apr 2019 description

PAHO provides guidance on improving the health of migrants in countries of the Americas

Washington, D.C., 26 April 2019 (PAHO/WHO) –The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has published a guidance document on migration and health that suggests five areas of action countries should take top improve the health of migrants and the populations that receive them.

26 Apr 2019 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió una Declaratoria de Emergencia para municipios en el estado de Chiapas, por la presencia de incendios forestales, ocurridos del 12 al 18 de abril de 2019.

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió hoy una Declaratoria de Emergencia para los municipios de Acacoyahua, Chamula, Mapastepec y Mazapa de Madero, en el estado de Chiapas, por la presencia de incendios forestales, ocurridos del 12 al 18 de abril de 2019.

26 Apr 2019 description
  • In Mexico, the capacities of National Migration facilities are overwhelmed. In Southern Mexico it is estimated that 4 900 people are under migratory request process, of which 1 400 are minors.
  • In March, the Mexican authorities announced a shift in its migration policy, from humanitarian visas to contention.
26 Apr 2019 description

Contents

197 A new approach to rodent control to better protect human health: first international meeting of experts under the auspices of WHO and the Pan American Health Organization

204 Report of the twenty-ninth meeting of the International Task Force for Disease Eradication, 15 January 2019

210 Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection – Mexico

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25 Apr 2019 description

“El CENAPRED exhorta a NO ACERCARSE al volcán y sobre todo al cráter, por el peligro que implica la caída de fragmentos balísticos.”

24 Apr 2019 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió hoy una Declaratoria de Emergencia para los municipios de Jiménez y Zaragoza por la presencia de granizada severa, ocurrida el 17 de abril de 2019, en el estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza. Con esta Declaratoria, solicitada por el gobierno del estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza, se activan los recursos del Fondo para la Atención de Emergencias (FONDEN), para que las autoridades cuenten con recursos a fin de atender las necesidades alimenticias, de abrigo y salud de la población afectada.

23 Apr 2019 description

El Semáforo de Alerta Volcánica del Popocatépetl se encuentra en AMARILLO FASE 3. El CENAPRED exhorta a NO ACERCARSE al volcán y sobre todo al cráter, por el peligro que implica la caída de fragmentos balísticos.

21 Apr 2019 description

“El CENAPRED exhorta a NO ACERCARSE al volcán y sobre todo al cráter, por el peligro que implica la caída de fragmentos balísticos.”

19 Apr 2019 description

Situation Summary

In 2018, twelve countries in the Region of the Americas reported confirmed measles cases, whereas in April 2019 to date, there are already 12 countries in the Region that have reported confirmed measles cases: Argentina, the Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, the United States of America, Uruguay, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. No fatal cases have been reported in the Region in 2019, while in 2018 there were two countries, Brazil and Venezuela, that reported fatal cases.

19 Apr 2019 description
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El número de personas que llegan a la frontera sur de México huyendo de la violencia y las dificultades económicas “se está disparando”, alerta el Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados (ACNUR), en un informe reciente.

En los tres primeros meses del año, 12.716 personas solicitaron asilo. La cifra es casi la mitad del total de 2018, cuando 29.600 personas pidieron protección.

18 Apr 2019 description

Tania Marin, MSF Regional Medical Coordinator for Mexico and Honduras

Why is caring for victims of sexual violence a priority for MSF in Honduras and Mexico?

18 Apr 2019 description

To predict when a volcano will erupt, researchers rely on indirect signals. However, without long-term and ground-based observations, it is difficult to determine whether these signals are normal disturbances or indicators of a looming eruption. New research suggests satellite data could help to fill that gap and improve scientists understanding of the complex warning signs a volcano may issue before it erupts.

18 Apr 2019 description

For the first time, Mexico was featured in the International Rescue Committee (IRC) 2019 Watchlist, signaling that IRC’s crisis analysis team believes multiple risk factors in country are combining to increase the likelihood of humanitarian crises. One of those factors is the increasing rates of mixed-migration both through Mexico (originating from Northern Triangle countries, and others) and from Mexico – towards the United States.

17 Apr 2019 description

Washington, D.C. - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, welcome the decision of the Tenth Collegiate Criminal Court of the First Circuit, which confirms that internally displaced persons (IDPs) are victims under the framework of the Victims’ Law and that he Executive Committee for the Attention of Victims (CEAV) has the faculty to grant this status.

17 Apr 2019 description

San Pedro Sula, 16 de abril. La Fuerza de Tarea de Atención al Migrante mantiene activados varios puntos de trabajo para recibir a los hondureños que están siendo retornados durante la Semana Santa y de los que hoy llegaron otros 705 a la zona norte del país.

La directora de Protección al Hondureño Migrante, Liza Medrano, informó que, de las 705 personas que llegaron este martes, 374 fueron trasladadas en tres vuelos, dos desde México y otro de Estados Unidos.

17 Apr 2019 description

Key Figures

From January to 31 March 2019, 12,716 people applied for asylum in Mexico; 3,904 in January, 4,037 in February, and 4,775 in March.*

From January-March 2019, the increase in claimants over the same period of 2018 was:

  • Honduras: 237%

  • El Salvador: 112%

  • Venezuela: 71%

  • Guatemala: 224%

  • Nicaragua: 1,367%

In total, 631 people have been relocated to facilitate local integration from 1 January till 31 March 2019.