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01 Nov 2017 description
report La Tribuna

Honduras es uno de los países más vulnerables a los riesgos climáticos y los desastres naturales. La parte sur de Honduras, que también forma parte de las peores sequías en décadas, dejando aproximadamente a 1.3 millones de personas que necesitan asistencia humanitaria.

26 Oct 2017 description

The global burden of Improvised Explosive Devices

Iain Overton and Jennifer Dathan

There is no day that goes past without the impact of an improvised explosive device (IED) making headlines around the world. Of all explosive weapons used, the IED is the most widespread, the most harmful and the most pernicious. Based on the belief that to overcome a problem, we must first understand it, this monitor is a small step in seeking to address the terrible realities of today.
It is a monitor that is, also, a response to a call to action.

18 Oct 2017 description
report Diario El Mundo

La embajada de la República de China (Taiwán) entregó $80,000 al gobierno de El Salvador, como donativo por los daños que dejó la última onda tropical “Nate”, ayer.

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17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

13 Oct 2017 description

El gesto evidenció una vez más las estrechas relaciones de amistad y cooperación entre los dos países

El embajador de Taiwán en Nicaragua, Chin-mu Wu, entregó este jueves al Sistema Nacional para la Prevención, Mitigación y Atención a Desastres (Sinapred) una donación de 100 mil dólares destinados a paliar los daños provocados por las fuertes lluvias registradas en días recientes.

La donación del Gobierno de Taiwán pone de manifiesto una vez más las estrechas relaciones de amistad y cooperación entre las dos naciones.

12 Oct 2017 description

El evento meteorológico podría ingresar al país este jueves, y forma parte del período lluvioso actualmente instalado en el territorio nacional. La Vicepresidenta, Compañera Rosario Murillo, agradece aporte solidario de China-Taiwán

Aunque no se reportan nuevas incidencias en el territorio nacional causadas por las lluvias, el Gobierno Sandinista se mantiene pendiente del ingreso al país de la Onda tropical 37, anunció la Vicepresidenta dela República, Compañera Rosario Murillo.

29 Sep 2017 description

In 2015, Typhoon Soudelor destroyed Heliu Tribal Village in Taoyuan, Taiwan, which displaced 48 residents. To help these typhoon survivors, Taoyuan City Government and Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation worked together to build permanent housing. An opening ceremony was recently held to celebrate the completion of this work. In total, 15 households have received help and finally have a home to live in. After waiting for more than 700 days, the residents of Heliu Tribal Village finally have new houses to live in.

14 Sep 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone TALIM (named LANNIE in the Philippines) continued moving north-west over the East China Sea, strengthening. On 14 September 0.00 UTC its centre was located 750 km southwest of Kyushu island (Japan) and it had max. sustained winds speed of 213 km/h.

13 Sep 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone TALIM continued moving over the northwestern Pacific Ocean, strengthening. On 13 September 0.00 UTC it was located 90 km of Miyako-Jima island (Japan) and it had maximum sustained wind speed of 139 km/h.

  • Over the next 24 hours, it could start moving over the East China Sea, strengthening as a typhoon. Its centre could pass approximately 300 km north-east of Taiwan and off the coast of Zhejiang (China) on 14-15 September, before reaching south-western Japan on 16-17 September. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge could affect these areas.

11 Sep 2017 description
  • A new Tropical Cyclone named TALIM formed close to Northern Mariana Islands on 8 September and started moving north-west, strengthening. On 11 September at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 1 600 km southeast of eastern Taiwan and it had max. sustained winds speed of 102 km/h (Tropical Storm).
  • Over the next 24 h it is expected to continue moving north-west, strengthening and it could reach eastern Taiwan on 13 September, as an intense Typhoon.
31 Aug 2017 description

FEATURE

Nepal

AFFECTED AREAS

Central, eastern and western regions

CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT

Disaster

FIGURES

More than 391,000 new displacements between 11 and 20 August

Context

31 Jul 2017 description

SITUATION

• Tropical Cyclone NESAT made landfall near Yilan (north-eastern Taiwan) on 29 July morning (UTC) as a Typhoon (max. sustained winds of 130-140 km/h), then it crossed northern Taiwan and reached Fujian province on 29 July evening (UTC), weakened into a Tropical Storm. In the meantime, another Tropical Cyclone, named HAITANG, reached south-western Taiwan on 30 July morning, as a Tropical Storm. Afterwards, it crossed south-western Taiwan and reached Fujian province, on 30 July evening (UTC), as a Tropical Storm.

31 Jul 2017 description

by Reuters

TAIPEI, July 31 (Reuters) - One person was missing in Taiwan on Monday after the island's second typhoon in 24 hours battered southern and central regions, taking injuries from both storms to 131, the government said.

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31 Jul 2017 description
report Bangkok Post

The Meteorological Department has issued an assurance there is no threat to the country from two storms hammering southern China and Taiwan, as several northeastern provinces continue to battle severe flooding bought by the passage of storm Sonca.

Central provinces along the Chao Phraya River are also being warned to keep a close watch on the water level.

In its latest weather forecast, the department said storm Nesat has been downgraded to a depression and covered China’s Fujian province, while Haitang had made landfall in Taiwan.

29 Jul 2017 description
report Xinhua

TAIPEI, July 29 (Xinhua) -- The Taiwan weather agency Saturday issued sea and land warnings as Typhoon Nesat moved closer.

Since Friday, Nesat has intensified into a typhoon from a tropical storm, according to the agency. Nesat was about 250 km southeast of Hualien County, moving at a speed of 18 km per hour toward northwest Taiwan.

It is expected to make landfall at Hualien and Taitung Saturday evening.

29 Jul 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone NESAT is expected to make landfall in the evening of 29 July (local time) affecting the county of Hualien.

  • On 29 July until 15:00 local time (UTC +8) 2 341 people were evacuated in Taiwan; electricity supply interruptions affected more than 30 000 households; over 280 domestic and international flights were delayed or cancelled.

07 Jun 2017 description

El grano básico será distribuido en los municipios del corredor seco como parte del plan integral para la atención de la sequía :::

Como parte del apoyo al plan integral para la atención de los municipios del corredor seco para esta temporada de sequía, el gobierno de la República de Taiwán realizó la donación de 400 toneladas de arroz.

La entrega de este grano básico fue realizada de forma oficial por el embajador de China, Taiwán en Honduras, Alejandro Huang, al comisionado nacional de la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (Copeco), Lisandro Rosales Banegas.