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22 Oct 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents 183 security incidents affecting aid delivery in 16 countries in the Americas between January 2017 and March 2018. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND).

17 Oct 2018 description

Based on the latest official data available as of September 2018, it is estimated that over 2.6 million Venezuelans live outside their country.

Over 186,800 asylum claims have been filed worldwide in 2018, surpassing the 2017-year end figure.
Peru has become the main country of asylum for Venezuelans.

IOM and UNHCR appointed Mr. Eduardo Stein as Joint Special Representative. Mr. Stein will be promoting a harmonized regional approach in coordination with governments and relevant actors.

10 Oct 2018 description

Context

With over 2.6 million refugees and migrants outside Venezuela, Latin America is experiencing the biggest exodus in its history. The outflow of people keeps increasing, while national capacities are increasingly overstretched.

In this context, several Governments seek political solutions, international solidarity and a robust well-coordinated and comprehensive regional approach to steer the operational response in support of refugees and migrants from Venezuela.

05 Oct 2018 description

1 Los incendios forestales continúan en Bolivia, con un número superior a la media en Santa Cruz en septiembre.

2 Dos tormentas tropicales pasaron sobre el Caribe en septiembre, ocasionando daños mínimos.

3 Los Gobiernos Nacionales abordan los efectos de la sequía en centroamérica.

4 Un sismo de 6.2 sacudió el centro de Ecuador, afectando a más de mil personas.

5 Brote de paperas en Honduras hace que autoridades de salud declaren un estado de emergencia médica.

6 Inundaciones en todo México, en septiembre, afectan a más de 70,000 personas.

05 Oct 2018 description

Wildfires continue burning in Bolivia, with a higher 1 than average number in Santa Cruz for September.
Two tropical storms passed over the Caribbean 2 in September, leaving minimal damage.
National Governments begin addressing effects 3 of drought in Central America.
6.2 Earthquake rattles central Ecuador, 4 affecting more than a thousand people.
Mumps outbreak in Honduras triggers health 5 authorities to declare medical state of emergency.
Flooding throughout Mexico in September 6 affects more than 70,000 people.

25 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

The Latin America and Caribbean region is increasingly impacted by natural disasters as well as population movements. In 2017, more than 15.6 million people - including 8 million children were affected by natural disasters. Hurricanes resulted in aggravating the humanitarian situation of more than 1.4 million people in Cuba, Haiti and the Eastern Caribbean islands. Mexico was severely hit by two major earthquakes in September 2017, while floods and landslides further exacerbated the needs of vulnerable children and their families in Colombia and Peru.

13 Sep 2018 description

En los últimos 20 años, la gestión de riesgos ha sido objeto de grandes reformas en la región latinoamericana. En línea con trabajos académicos, como el de La Red, notorios esfuerzos institucionales han permitido pasar del tratamiento de la amenaza al tratamiento del riesgo, y luego hacer hincapié en la noción de vulnerabilidad afianzada con las problemáticas de desarrollo.

05 Sep 2018 description
report El País

Los países reiteraron su preocupación por el grave deterioro de la situación interna que provoca la migración masiva de venezolanos

SARA ESPAÑA

Guayaquil 5 SEP 2018 - 05:15 CEST

23 Aug 2018 description
report Voice of America

Tras las recientes medidas económicas del presidente Nicolás Maduro, Ecuador convocó a una cumbre de 13 países del continente, incluido Venezuela, para buscar acciones conjuntas, mientras Colombia quiere que la Organización de las Naciones Unidas mande un enviado especial para abordar el tema.

Las recientes medidas adoptadas por Maduro han despertado el temor en los gobiernos de la región de que se intensifique el flujo de migrantes venezolanos a los países vecinos.

07 Aug 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

Por Daniel Gutman

BUENOS AIRES, 7 ago 2018 (IPS) - Como lo ha hecho a lo largo de su historia, Argentina ha recibido en los últimos años un gran número de inmigrantes. La mayoría se instala en Buenos Aires y no logra insertarse en el mercado formal del trabajo.

Ahora, el director nacional de Migraciones, Horacio García, dice que esta realidad no le sirve al país ni a los migrantes y que llegó el momento de orientarlos hacia el interior, de acuerdo a la demanda laboral.

24 Jul 2018 description

San Juan de los Morros, 23 Jul. AVN

48 familias de la parroquia Cabruta han sido desplazadas a sectores cercanos donde se encontrarán fuera de riesgo, tras la fuerte temporada de lluvias que se ha presentado en distintas regiones del país, lo cual generó el desbordamiento del Río Orinoco, cauce fluvial que comunica con el municipio Las Mercedes del Llano del estado Guárico.

La información fue suministrada por Elías Zurita, alcalde del municipio Las Mercedes del Llano.

13 Jun 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought on June 17.

SANTIAGO, Jun 13 2018 (IPS) - Consumers can be allies in curbing desertification in Latin America, where different initiatives are being promoted to curtail it, such as sustainable land management, progress towards neutrality in land degradation or the incorporation of the bioeconomy.

08 Jun 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents incidents affecting aid delivery in 16 countries in the Americas in 2017. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). In 2017, 156 security incidents affecting NGO staff members, programmes and assets were reported. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

14 May 2018 description

Highlights

  • The Government of Peru reported that more than 200,000 Venezuelan migrants are currently in the country, most of them with 183-day tourist entry permits, and 36,000 with Temporary Residency Permits.

  • The Government of Venezuela lifted the suspension imposed on 5 April 2018 on all flights to Panama. The initial decision had represented a further reduction in the already limited number of international carriers still operating in Venezuela.