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22 Aug 2019 description

Risk of severe flooding continues in parts of Sierra Leone, Mali, and Sudan

  1. A poor start to therainfall season acrossSenegal and Gambia has ledto significant dryness.

  2. Heavy rains during the past weeks has led to flashflooding in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Continued rain thisweek will keep flood threats high.

15 Aug 2019 description

Flooding continues in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Sudan while Senegal, Ethiopia, and Cote d’Ivoire remain dry

  1. A poor start to the rainfall season across Senegal and the Gambia has resulted in abnormal dryness.

  2. Heavy rainfall last week, following a wet weather pattern in July, caused flash flooding in Sierra Leone. Continued heavy rainfall will maintain a high flood risk.

  3. Fewer rainy days in southern Cote d’Ivoire has resulted in abnormal dryness. More seasonal rainfall is forecast next week.

13 Aug 2019 description

L'Union européenne a débloqué 9 millions d'euros d'aide humanitaire en réponse à la détérioration de la situation alimentaire et nutritionnelle à Haïti. L'aide humanitaire permettra de couvrir les besoins alimentaires et nutritionnels essentiels de plus de 130, 000 personnes vivant dans les zones les plus affectées.

13 Aug 2019 description

Le RPM est un rapport produit en collaboration avec les secteurs. Il présente les progrès réalisés à travers une analyse qualitative et quantitative des indicateurs de résultat pour Haïti. Ceci est le deuxième rapport pour 2019. Il couvre la période de janvier à juin.

13 Aug 2019 description

Brussels, 13 August 2019

The European Union has released €9 million in humanitarian aid in response to the deteriorating food and nutrition situation in Haiti. The humanitarian aid will cover the basic food and nutritional needs of more than 130,000 people living in the worst affected areas.

13 Aug 2019 description

Durante la época lluviosa, al transcurrir entre cinco y diez días consecutivos sin lluvia, se identifica una sequía de intensidad débil. Cuando el período es de 11 a 15 días, la sequía es moderada y, si supera los 16 días se considera de intensidad fuerte o severa.

12 Aug 2019 description

CIFRAS CLAVE

346K CASAS EN HONDURAS INTERVENIDAS POR PROGRAMAS DEL GOBIERNO

200K FUNCIONARES PÚBLICOS EN HONDURAS QUE PARTICIPAN EN PROGRAMAS DE INTERVENCIÓN DEL GOBIERNO

37.5K PERSONAS EN GUATEMALA QUE EL PLAN DE ACCIÓN DEL IFRC BUSCA ASISTR

HONDURAS

A la semana epidemiológica 31, Honduras reporta 49.300 casos, con unos 10.800 casos de dengue grave.

Los casos de dengue en 2019 ya superan el total de casos de los tres años anteriores

12 Aug 2019 description

KEY FIGURES

346K HOMES IN HONDURAS REACHED BY GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION PROGRAMS

200K PUBLIC WORKERS IN HONDURAS PARTICIPATING IN GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION PROGRAMS

37.5K PEOPLE IN GUATEMALA TARGETED FOR ASSISTANCE BY IFRC PLAN OF ACTION

HONDURAS

As of epidemiological week 31, Honduras is reporting 49,300 cases, with some 10,800 cases of severe dengue.

Dengue cases for 2019 already exceed the combined caseload of the previous three years

08 Aug 2019 description
report UN News Service

Por quinto año consecutivo, los patrones climáticos erráticos y extremos de sequía y lluvia prolongada han diezmado los cultivos de maíz y frijol en el Corredor Seco de América Central.

La destrucción de las cosechas significa hambre para los agricultores que luchan diariamente por alimentar a sus familias. Más de 2 millones de personas en Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador y Nicaragua han sido afectadas, y 1,4 millones necesitan ayuda urgente.

08 Aug 2019 description

Heavy rainfall triggers flooding in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Sudan while Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire remain dry

  1. A poor start to the rainfall season across Senegal and the Gambia has resulted in abnormal dryness.

  2. Heavy rainfall last week, following a wet weather pattern in July, caused flash flooding in Sierra Leone. Continued heavy rainfall will maintain a high flood risk.

06 Aug 2019 description

CENTROAMÉRICA: BROTES DE DENGUE

CIFRAS CLAVES

42.3K CASOS DE DENGUE EN HONDURAS HASTA LA SEMANA EPIDEMIOLÓGICA 30

608 NUEVOS CASOS DE DENGUE EN GUATEMALA CADA SEMANA

2.2K HOSPITALIZACIONES POR DENGUE EN EL SALVADOR

441 ASOS DE DENGUE POR CADA 100.000 HABITANTES EN NICARAGUA, LA TASA MÁS ALTA DE CENTROAMÉRICA

HONDURAS

06 Aug 2019 description

CENTRAL AMERICA: DENGUE OUTBREAKS

KEY FIGURES

42.3K CASES OF DENGUE IN HONDURAS THROUGH EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 30

608 NEW CASES OF DENGUE IN GUATEMALA EACH WEEK

2.2K HOSPITALIZATIONS OVER DENGUE IN EL SALVADOR

441 CASES OF DENGUE FOR EVERY 100,000 INHABITANTS IN NICARAGUA, THE HIGHEST RATE IN CENTRAL AMERICA

HONDURAS

03 Aug 2019 description

TEGUCIGALPA – La Embajada de la República Federal de Alemania en Honduras entregó una contribución de 1 millón de euros al Programa Mundial de Alimentos de las Naciones Unidas (WFP) para brindar asistencia alimentaria de emergencia a 16,231 familias afectadas severamente por la sequía en el Corredor Seco.

03 Aug 2019 description

TEGUCIGALPA – The Federal Republic of Germany contributed €1 million (US$1.1 million) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), supporting emergency food assistance to more than 16.000 families severely affected by the drought in the Dry Corridor of Honduras

Most of these families are subsistence farmers and daily wage labourers, who have lost their crops to the drought in the departments of Choluteca, Valle, La Paz, El Paraíso y Francisco Morazán.

01 Aug 2019 description

Dryness develops in northern Ethiopia, while heavy rainfall and flooding is likely in southern Sudan

  1. Rainfall across southern Senegal last week helped to relieve abnormal dryness in the region. Dry conditions, however, are likely to persist as below-average rainfall continues.

  2. Increased rainfall last week across Nigeria has provided relief to deficit areas in the country. Heavier rainfall is forecast for next week.

01 Aug 2019 description

Tayra Pinzón

Cash assistance from the World Food Programme is securing a nutrition boost for mothers in drought-hit Honduras

Flora García is in something of a hurry when she arrives at a bank in the town of Yamaranguila, in La Paz province, Honduras, with her baby daughter, to withdraw her cash transfer. They join a long line of people. To make the most of the wait, Flora pulls up a chair and decides to breastfeed in a designated area, assured that she will not lose their place.

31 Jul 2019 description

Des récoltes de printemps peu performantes et un démarrage indécis de la campagne d’été

Messages clés

  • Des précipitations en-dessous de la moyenne sont observées en juillet, hormis dans le Centre, le Nord, le Nord-Est et l'Artibonite. Les cultures de printemps semées en mars et au début d'avril ont produit des résultats plus ou moins satisfaisants. Néanmoins, les parcelles plantées en avril et en mai n'ont pas donné les résultats escomptés, ce qui provoque des difficultés pour la campagne d’été.

31 Jul 2019 description
report Oxfam

RESUMEN:

“A partir de la tercera semana de junio de este año se ha presentado una disminución sustancial de las lluvias en la mayor parte del territorio de Guatemala, en especial en el corredor seco. En respuesta a la situación anterior Oxfam, Asedechi, Corazón del Maíz y ASEDE/COCIGER han efectuado un monitoreo en 201 comunidades en los departamentos de Chiquimula, Baja Verapaz, Huehuetenango y Jutiapa para valorar el impacto de la falta de lluvias en la producción de maíz y frijol para consumo familiar.

31 Jul 2019 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  1. Dry conditions in 2019 main season adversely affect maize yields
  2. Cereal import requirements forecast at above‑average levels in 2019/20
  3. Prices of staple food higher than their year-earlier levels

Dry conditions in 2019 main season adversely affect maize yields