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17 Aug 2018 description

INTRODUCCIÓN

El creciente flujo de población en situación de movilidad humana a los países de la región sudamericana, así como a otras regiones, es de especial interés para la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM) en su objetivo por promover una migración segura, ordenada y regular, basada en el respeto de los derechos de las personas migrantes.

22 Jun 2018 description

OVERVIEW

In 2016 and 2017 Brazil has witnessed a sharp increase in the number of asylum applications submitted by Venezuelan nationals. By November 2017, according the official statistics, there were 20,137 Venezuelan asylum seekers in Brazil. Considering the evolving situation in Venezuela, the number of persons fleeing the deteriorating situation in Venezuela is likely to keep rising.

08 Jun 2018 description

Sector(s): Economic recovery, health, women and children’s protection
Contact(s): Bobi Morris bobi.morris@rescue.org
Data Collection: April 5-9, 2018

INTRODUCTION AND JUSTIFICATION

23 Feb 2016 description

Main conclusions and options for response

Considering the continued rapid spread of Zika virus in the Americas and Caribbean, the growing evidence of an association between Zika virus infection during pregnancy and congenital central nervous system malformations, the association between Zika virus infection and Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS), and the risk of establishment of local vector-borne transmission in Europe during the 2016 summer season, EU/EEA Member States are recommended to consider the following mitigation measures:

03 Feb 2016 description
report European Union

Main conclusions

A Zika virus outbreak in the Americas and the South Pacific is evolving rapidly, and its spread is likely to continue as the vector species Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus are widely distributed there. While a significant increase in the number of newborns presenting with a low head circumference seems established in the northeastern states of Brazil, the magnitude of the increase cannot be precisely estimated. Similarly, a link with Zika virus infection cannot be confirmed until the ongoing investigations are completed.

21 Feb 2014 description

Los altos niveles de pobreza estructural (en la Guajira la incidencia de pobreza extrema en 2012 según el DANE fue cerca de tres veces la pobreza extrema nacional: 27,7% y 10,4% respectivamente), la debilidad institucional y una sequia prolongada, han estado afectando a las comunidades Wayúu de la Alta Guajira de forma crónica, debilitando las redes sociales de apoyo de las familias y sus medios de subsistencia (agricultura y pastoreo) e incrementando la dependencia de estas comunidades/familias de los ingresos económicos y la oferta institucional ofrecida por el gobierno de Venezuela.

14 Jun 2000 description

FAO's June Food Outlook report signals a one percent increase in cereal output in 2000, compared to the previous year. However, according to current forecasts, total cereal production will not be enough to cover utilization requirements in 2000/2001 and global cereal reserves will have to be drawn down. If current forecasts materialize, global stocks could fall slightly below minimum safe levels.

14 Jun 2000 description


Rome, June 2000
Extracts from FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 3, 2000

HIGHLIGHTS

Latest indications continue to point to a larger cereal output in 2000. However, based on the current forecasts, total cereal production would not be sufficient to meet expected utilization requirements in 2000/01 and global cereal reserves would be drawn down again next season.

30 Dec 1999 description


Tabla de Contenido
I. Objetivo de la Misión
II. Antecedentes
III. Misión de Campo
IV. Conclusiones
V. Recomendaciones
Anexo Lista de Personas Contactadas

I. Objetivo de la Misión

1. Realizar una evaluación ambiental preliminar de los efectos causados por las inundaciones en Venezuela, presentar recomendaciones y sugerencias de prioridades de acción.

2. La misión fue llevada a cabo en respuesta a la solicitud del Sr. Jesús Arnaldo Pérez, Ministro de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales Renovables de Venezuela.