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01 Apr 2019 description

This paper, part of IDMC's thematic series "The ripple effect: Economic impacts of internal displacement", estimates the fiscal gap that governments of countries affected by internal displacement may face because of future displacement crises. In 2018, IDMC partnered with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) to produce the first assessments of the economic impacts of internal displacement.

29 Mar 2019 description
report R4V

Close to 1,900 Venezuelan refugees and migrants have received direct emergency assistance in Costa Rica,
Mexico and Panama.

In Costa Rica and Panama partners seconded staff to migration and refugee authorities to help reduce backlogs in processing.

Information, counselling and legal assistance has been provided to close to 480 vulnerable Venezuelans in the subregion.

OPERATIONAL CONTEXT

29 Mar 2019 description

As Mexico’s human rights and security crisis continues, the situation of journalists and human rights defenders is of particular concern. Former President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration (December 2012-November 2018) was marred by a marked increase in hostility towards critical and dissident voices and a demonstrated failure to protect their spaces of action.

29 Mar 2019 description

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that 11,901 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through 27 March. Deaths on the three main Mediterranean Sea routes have reached 311 individuals (see table below)

IOM Italy

IOM Rome’s Flavio Di Giacomo on Thursday (28/3) reported that a total of 506 migrants have reached Italy by sea in 2019, according to the Ministry of Interior. Since the start of the year, 1,073 migrants have been returned to Libya by the Libyan Coast Guard. (see table below)

IOM Spain

28 Mar 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.”

Con base en el análisis de la información disponible, el Comité Científico Asesor del volcán Popocatépetl recomendó cambiar la fase del Semáforo de Alerta Volcánica de Amarillo fase 2 a Amarillo fase 3, lo cual constituye una medida preventiva ante los cambios observados.

27 Mar 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.”

Actualización 20:00 h

A las 19:23 h se registró una explosión con una columna de ceniza de 3 km de altura y en dirección noreste, lanzando fragmentos incandescentes hasta 2 km sobre las laderas. Se exhorta no acercarse al volcán.

El Semáforo de Alerta Volcánica del Popocatépetl permanece en AMARILLO FASE 2.

27 Mar 2019 description
report Cruz Roja Mexicana

El Presidente Nacional de Cruz Roja Mexicana, Fernando Suinaga Cárdenas; el Delegado Estatal de Cruz Roja, Eduardo Baca González; Carmen Lebrija de Suinaga, Presidenta Nacional de Damas Voluntarias y Lourdes Fernández de Baca, Coordinadora Estatal de Damas Voluntarias encabezaron la entrega de ayuda humanitaria del Plan Invernal 2019, a favor de mil familias de 4 comunidades serranas del Municipio de Bocoyna, Chihuahua, beneficiando a 5 mil personas.

27 Mar 2019 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Central African Republic

27 Mar 2019 description

There has been a lot of attention in recent months on migration to the USA from Central America. Whilst many people will have seen recent US government measures aimed at reducing migration through its southern border, the humanitarian crisis that has affected the Central American region for decades continues to be neglected.

26 Mar 2019 description
report R4V

Outflow of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues unabated, with around 2.7 million residing in Latin American and Caribbean countries.

Partners start operationalizing the regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan, targeting 2.2 million Venezuelans and 500,000 host community members in 16 countries.

Needs of persons from Venezuela across the Americas are high but funding remains low in the first two months of the year: only 5.3% of budget requirements have been met until February.

OPERATIONAL CONTEXT

25 Mar 2019 description

El CICR y las Sociedades Nacionales de la Cruz Roja de México, Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador, han desarrollado un conjunto de mensajes de autocuidado dirigidos a la población migrante de la región. Este documento, al igual que la acción humanitaria del Movimiento Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja, no busca incentivar ni desincentivar la migración, sino contribuir a mitigar los factores de vulnerabilidad de esta población a lo largo de la ruta migratoria.

25 Mar 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.”

21 Mar 2019 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil dio a conocer el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió el pasado 28 de febrero de 2019 en el estado de Sonora.

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil dio a conocer hoy el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió el pasado 28 de febrero de 2019, a través del boletín de prensa BDE-007-2019, en el estado de Sonora para los municipios de:

20 Mar 2019 description

The focus in this review is on DFID priority countries with evidence of high maternal or newborn mortality

Abstract

20 Mar 2019 description

This report seeks to provide a framework to measure the nexus between gender and the environment. It proposes 18 gender-environment indicators for inclusion in the wider set of gender indicators, across the focal areas of right to land, natural resources and biodiversity; access to food, energy, water and sanitation; climate change, sustainable production and consumption, and health; and women in environmental decision making at all levels.

19 Mar 2019 description
report WaterAid

Introduction

If a bucket contained all the world’s water, one teacup of that would be freshwater, and just one teaspoon of that would be available for us to use, from lakes, rivers and underwater reservoirs as groundwater.

In theory, this is enough to meet all the daily, basic needs of all the people around the world. Yet whether you are able to access that water for drinking, cooking, washing and other daily needs depends on who you are and where you live.

15 Mar 2019 description
report La Jornada

Cuernavaca, Mor., Este año el gobierno federal destinará a Morelos 720 millones de pesos por los daños que causó el sismo del 19 de septiembre de 2017, informó el titular de la Secretaría de Desarrollo Agrario, Territorial y Urbano (Sedatu), Román Guillermo Meyer Falcón.

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15 Mar 2019 description

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that 10,308 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through 13 March, a 16 per cent decrease from the 12,318 arriving during the same period last year. Deaths on the three main Mediterranean Sea routes through just over ten weeks of the new year are at 234 individuals – or about half the 466 deaths that occurred during the same period in 2018. (see chart below)

IOM Italy