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29 Nov 2017 description

Introduction

Según lo revela el último informe del Consejo Noruego para Refugiados, en el 2014 más de 19 millones de personas tuvieron que abandonar sus hogares por inundaciones, tormentas y terremotos, que significa una cifra hasta cuatro veces superior a las migraciones por conflictos armados. El Panel Intergubernamental del Cambio Climá-tico (IPCC) asegura que para el año 2050 la cifra de desplazados ambientales puede alcanzar los 250 millones.

29 Nov 2017 description

Importance of environmental migration for Latin America

Latin America, along with the Saharan countries of Africa, is among the regions that are most fragile and vulnerable to the impact of climate change. The most vulnerable countries have been identified as Haiti, Guyana, Bolivia, Honduras and Guatemala. Projected variations in rainfall patterns will bring about changes in the water cycle, such as sudden floods, droughts and the consequent risk of forest fires.

23 Oct 2016 description
report Redhum

Caribe, 22 de Octubre 2016

Fuente: Globovision

Dos buques con ayuda humanitaria zarparon este sábado desde el estado Vargas hacia Cuba y Haití, así lo informó el ministro de Interior, Justicia y Paz Néstor Reverol.

Los Tango-63 y Tango-64 partieron con materiales de construcción, fertilizantes, agua y alimentos a propósito del corredor internacional humanitario que fue habilitado desde Venezuela, en apoyo a las naciones que fueron azotadas por el huracán Matthew.

05 Oct 2016 description
report Government of Haiti

Medicinas, agua, sábanas, carpas y alimentos no perecederos, entre otros productos de primera necesidad, componen la asistencia del Gobierno bolivariano

Venezuela envía hoy un cargamento de 20 toneladas hacia Haití, avance de la ayuda humanitaria de la nación suramericana a ese país antillano, azotado por el huracán Matthew.

05 Oct 2016 description
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Spanish version

Este informe es producido por OCHA en colaboración con socios humanitarios y con insumos de instituciones oficiales. Cubre el período del 2 al 3 de octubre de 2016 a las 17:00 horas. El siguiente informe será emitido el 4 de octubre de 2016.

Destacados

  • Se esperan condiciones de huracán para Haití y Jamaica la noche del lunes 3 de octubre o la mañana del martes 4 de octubre.

04 Oct 2016 description

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners and with inputs from official institutions. It covers the period from 2 to 3 October 2016 at 1700 hours EST. The next report will be published on 4 October 2016 at 1700.

Highlights

  • Hurricane conditions are expected to reach Haiti by Monday evening 3 October or early morning Tuesday 4 October.

  • High waves combined with excessive rainfall, hurricane-force winds and storm surges could cause extensive damage, primarily in coastal areas.

03 Oct 2016 description

Hurricane conditions are expected to reach Jamaica and Haiti early on Monday 3 October. Of primary concern are potentially catastrophic impacts on Haiti, including wave heights of greater than 16 metres off its southern peninsula and a storm surge of 7 to 10 feet on the south coast. Matthew is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 15 to 25 inches over southern Haiti, with possible isolated maximum amounts of 40 inches. High waves combined with excessive rainfall, hurricane-force winds and a storm surge could cause extensive damage including flooding and landslides.

02 Oct 2016 description

Caribbean - Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew remains a powerful category 4 hurricane. As of 1700 EST it is located 13.5° N and 73.4° W, some 620 km southeast from Kingston (Jamaica) and 580 km southwest from Port-au-Prince (Haiti) off the north-west coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea moving north west at 6 km/h, with maximum sustained winds of 240 km/h, according to the National Hurricane Center (NOAA). Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 km from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 335 km.

15 Nov 2013 description

The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are highly vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, and volcanic eruptions. Some countries have also suffered civil unrest and associated humanitarian impacts.

22 Mar 2013 description

Over 44,000 people from 30 Members States and 15 of the territories* in the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions participated in the second full scale regional tsunami exercise held on March 20, 2013.

20 Mar 2013 description

Thirty-two countries* will participate in a full-scale tsunami alert exercise in the Caribbean on 20 March 2013. The goal is to test the reaction capacity in countries of the Caribbean and adjacent regions, including the East Coast of Canada and the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and Bermuda. The exercise was organized under the auspices of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).

14 Nov 2012 description

HAITI

Incremento de casos de cólera

Detectado por el Sistema de Alerta y Respuesta en los Departamentos del Norte, Noreste y Centro, alrededor de 200 nuevos casos en los dos últimos días, diseminados por diferentes localidades. El incremento de casos se ha identificado también en los Departamentos del Sur, Sudeste, Nippes, Artibonite y Oeste, tras el paso del Huracán Sandy.

Frente frío 8-9 de Noviembre

14 Nov 2012 description

HAITI

Increase in cholera cases

Detected by the Alert and Response System in the North, Northeast and Center Departments, around 200 new cases within the past two days, distributed in different villages.

The increase on cholera cases had been also identified in the South, Southeast, Nippes, Artibonite and West Departments after the Hurricane Sandy

Floods 8-9 November

01 Nov 2012 description

Caracas, 31 Oct. AVN.- El Ejecutivo nacional ha enviado un total de 553 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria a Cuba y Haití, cuyos habitantes resultaron afectados por el paso del huracán Sandy.

La información fue dada a conocer por el ministro de Relaciones Interiores y Justicia, Néstor Reverol, quien explicó que el primer envío fue de 93 toneladas hacia Haití, a través del establecimiento de un puente aéreo.

30 Oct 2012 description

Caracas, 29 Oct. AVN.- 14 tons of non-perishable food were sent on Monday by the Venezuelan government to the Republic of Haiti, heavily hit by the Hurricane Sandy.

The cargo will arrive the island in an aircraft from The Bolivarian Air Force.

In solidarity with the people of Haiti, the Venezuelan government sent 646 tons of humanitarian aid last Saturday, divided into 530 tons of non-perishable food and drinking water and 116 of heavy machinery to help to remove rubble.

On Tuesday the second part of humanitarian aid will leave for Cuba.

28 Aug 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

 HURRICANE SEASON: Tropical Storm Isaac caused flooding and landslides leaving 8 dead.

 VENEZUELA: More than 2,135 people were evacuated in the state of Sucre due to rains

 EL SALVADOR: A 6.7 magnitude earthquake caused alarm. No damage was reported

28 Aug 2012 description

DESTACADOS:

 TEMPORADA DE HURACANES: Tormenta Tropical Isaac causa inundaciones y deslaves dejando 8 muertos.

 VENEZUELA: Más de 2,135 personas fueron evacuadas en el Estado de Sucre por las lluvias.

 EL SALVADOR: Sismo de 6.7 grados causa alarma entre la población. No se reportan daños.

22 Jun 2012 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 22 juin 2012 [AlterPresse] --- Le ministère de la défense nationale, dirigé par Jean Rodolph Joazile, annonce avoir reçu au cours de cette semaine, des lots de matériels substantiels de la part du Venezuela, en prévision des situations difficiles qui pourraient se produire durant la période cyclonique.

Ces matériels sont essentiellement des lits, des matelas, des couvertures, des génératrices, et des kits alimentaires.