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14 Jan 2020 description

PROGRAMA DE RETORNO VOLUNTARIO ASISTIDO

El Programa de Retorno Voluntario Asistido de la OIM tiene como objetivo lograr el retorno voluntario, ordenado y humano de los migrantes que no pueden o no quieren permanecer en sus países de tránsito o destino y desean regresar voluntariamente a su país de origen.

10 Jan 2020 description

Washington, D.C. – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) calls on the State of El Salvador to ensure that any initiative regarding a National Reconciliation Law is in accordance with the Inter-American standards on the rights to justice, truth, comprehensive reparation, as well as guarantees of non-repetition of serious human rights violations.

10 Jan 2020 description

Washington, D.C. – La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) hace un llamado al Estado de El Salvador para que cualquier iniciativa de Ley de Reconciliación Nacional sea acorde con los estándares interamericanos sobre los derechos a la justicia, la verdad, la reparación integral, así como las garantías de no repetición de las graves violaciones a los derechos humanos.

10 Jan 2020 description

El siguiente contenido corresponde a las declaraciones formuladas hoy por un portavoz de ACNUR en una rueda de prensa en el Palacio de las Naciones, en Ginebra.

ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, acoge con beneplácito la aprobación por parte de El Salvador de una ley para proteger, ayudar y ofrecer soluciones duraderas a las personas desplazadas internamente o en riesgo de desplazamiento en la nación centroamericana debido a la violencia ejercida por el crimen organizado y las pandillas criminales.

10 Jan 2020 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Liz Throssell – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes El Salvador’s passage of legislation to protect, aid and offer durable solutions to people internally displaced in the Central American nation due to violence from organized crime and criminal gangs, as well as those who may be at risk of displacement.

07 Jan 2020 description

In the courtyard of a health centre in Managua, Nicaragua, a mother and daughter share a supportive smile. Their expressions convey joy and confidence. They have just shared with us a story of survival and empowerment. Having had a very hard personal experience with dengue fever, both are now community volunteers in a Nicaraguan Red Cross vector control operation.

06 Jan 2020 description

CIFRAS CLAVE

54,5K GUATEMALTECOS RETORNADOS DE EE.UU. EN 2019

29,1K MIGRANTES IRREGULARES REGISTRADOS EN HONDURAS EN 2019

254% AUMENTO EN NICARAGÜENSES RETORNADOS DE EE.UU. ENTRE 2018 Y 2019

MÉXICO & CENTROAMÉRICA: MIGRANTES & REFUGIADOS

GUATEMALA

06 Jan 2020 description

KEY FIGURES

54.5K GUATEMALANS RETURNED FROM THE US IN 2019

29.1K UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS PASSED THROUGH HONDURAS IN 2019

254% INCREASE IN NICARAGUANS RETURNED FROM THE US FROM 2018 TO 2019

MEXICO & CENTRAL AMERICA: MIGRANTS & REFUGEES

GUATEMALA

05 Jan 2020 description
report UN News Service

Catástrofes naturales a veces exacerbadas por el cambio climático como huracanes, terremotos, sequías e inundaciones han afectado a 152 millones de personas en toda la región desde el año 2000.

América Latina y el Caribe es la segunda región más propensa a desastres naturales en el mundo, asegura un nuevo informe de la Oficina de la ONU para Asuntos Humanitarios divulgado esta semana.

03 Jan 2020 description

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration reported today 110,669 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea during the year just ended, marking the sixth straight year that at least 100,000 arrivals were recorded on three Mediterranean Sea Routes. The total is only slightly below the 116,273 men, women and children who crossed the Mediterranean in this fashion in 2018, a decline of about five per cent.

03 Jan 2020 description

Violent extremism threatens the security and fundamental rights of citizens all over the world, and undermines the attempts of many countries to achieve sustainable peace. Many violent extremist organizations recruit disenfranchised youth and incite them to commit acts of violence.

The way youth resilience manifests itself is highly dependent on its social, economic and political environments. When youth are provided with opportunities for participation, they are more likely to capitalize on their resilience constructively, thus becoming very valuable assets in peacebuilding.

02 Jan 2020 description

Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the second most disaster-prone region in the world 152 million affected by 1,205 disasters (2000-2019)

548 FLOODS: - Floods are the most common disaster in the region.
- Brazil ranks among the top 15 countries in the world with the greatest population exposed to river flood risk.
- On 12 occasions since 2000, floods in the region have caused more than US$1 billion dollars in total damages.

02 Jan 2020 description

ARMED CONFLICT WILL FUEL HUMANITARIAN CRISES IN 2020

*BY AMBASSADOR DANIEL V. SPECKHARD, PRESIDENT & CEO, LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF AND *IMA WORLD HEALTH

The humanitarian outlook for 2020 and beyond forecasts a situation that is both complex and insecure, even as global development gains bring millions out of extreme poverty.

30 Dec 2019 description

La Red de Sistemas de Alerta Temprana contra la Hambruna (FEWS NET) monitorea las tendencias de precios de granos básicos en los países vulnerables a la inseguridad alimentaria. Para cada país y región FEWS NET, el Boletín Mensual de Precios proporciona un conjunto de graficas que muestran los precios mensuales del año actual en mercados urbanos seleccionados, así permitiendo a los usuarios comparar las tendencias actuales con respecto al promedio de los últimos cinco años y el año anterior, e indicando tendencias de la temporada anterior.

25 Dec 2019 description

Famine threatens South Sudan, Yemen, and northeast Nigeria

Across 46 countries, 88 million people require emergency food assistance in 2020, 87% more than in 2015.

24 Dec 2019 description

Having fled Venezuela, Panama Philharmonic Orchestra director Víctor Mata brings holiday cheer to refugees and asylum seekers.

By Diana Díaz in Panama City, Panama | 24 December 2019

As the founder and director of the Panama Philharmonic Orchestra, Víctor Mata knows the power of music to soothe spirits and open hearts.