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31 May 2019 description

Mensajes clave

El Foro del Clima de América Central pronosticó lluvias promedio o por debajo del promedio en la mayor parte del Pacífico de la región para el trimestre mayo/julio; se observó lluvia errática y con baja acumulación durante los meses de abril y mayo, afectando el inicio de las siembras de granos básicos.

31 May 2019 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

31 May 2019 description

Le Réseau de systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine (FEWS NET) surveille les tendances des prix des aliments de base dans les pays vulnérables à l'insécurité alimentaire. Pour chaque pays et chaque région couvert par FEWS NET, le Bulletin des prix fournit un ensemble de graphiques i ndiquant les prix mensuels de l’année commerciale en cours pour certains centres urbains, et permettant à l’utilisateur de comparer les tendances actuelles à la fois aux moyennes quinquennales, qui indiquent les tendances saisonnières, et aux prix de l'année précédente.

30 May 2019 description

Parts of East Africa receive heavy late-season rainfall, while the western Gulf of Guinea region remains dry

  1. Continued belowaverage rainfall and high temperatures have strengthened dryness in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania.

  2. Below-normal rainfall since April has led to significant early-season deficits and abnormal dryness.

  3. Heavy rainfall along the coast of Kenya, southern Somalia, and Uganda has caused flooding.

28 May 2019 description

Lluvias abundantes pero irregulares permiten siembras de Primera

Mensajes clave

  • En pleno periodo de escasez, los hogares más pobres del Corredor Seco afectados por la canícula extendida de 2018 han intensificado el uso de estrategias negativas para generar ingresos que les permita comprar maíz y frijol. Después de meses de depender del mercado para adquirir sus alimentos, y sin nuevas opciones para la generación de ingresos, estos hogares enfrentan una situación de inseguridad alimentaria en Crisis (Fase 3, CIF).

28 May 2019 description

Introduction

Due to its vulnerability to natural hazards and high levels of poverty, Haiti has limited capacity to cope with recurring emergencies such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and prolonged droughts.

Acute food insecurity and malnutrition, epidemics, and the humanitarian needs generated by the ongoing migration crisis require sustained humanitarian assistance.

What are the needs?

23 May 2019 description

Nigeria and the western Gulf of Guinea region continue to receive limited rainfall

  1. Continued belowaverage rainfall and high temperatures have strengthened dryness in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania.

  2. Below-normal rainfall since April has led to significant early-season deficits and abnormal dryness.

  3. Heavy rainfall along the coast of Tanzania has caused flash flooding in Dar es Salaam. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue next week.

23 May 2019 description

In Numbers

696 mt of food assistance distributed

USD 85.12 m total requirements

294,078 people assisted In April 2019

Operational Updates

Emergency response

23 May 2019 description

In Numbers

USD 896,256 in cash transfers (Feb-Apr 2019)

USD 10.0 m six months net funding requirements

32,140 people assisted (cash transfers) February-April 2019

Operational Updates

23 May 2019 description

In Numbers

2,423 MT of food assistance distributed

USD 747 k cash-based transfers made

USD 174.6 m total requirements

1,011,342 people assisted in April 2019

Operational Updates

22 May 2019 description
report AlterPresse

Belle-Anse (Haïti), 22 mai 2019 [AlterPresse] --- Le maire principal de la commune de Belle-Anse (au sud de Jacmel, dans le département du Sud-Est), Denoil Anténor, lance un SOS au pouvoir central et aux organisations humanitaires, pour qu’ils viennent en aide à la population, confrontée à une sécheresse aiguë, depuis plusieurs mois, dans cette ville.

20 May 2019 description

Redacción/Foto Leonel Jiménez

Ciudad de Guatemala, 20 may (AGN).- El Gobierno de Guatemala «está listo» para comenzar a atender a las 354.000 familias que resultaron afectadas por la canícula prolongada de 2018, aseguró una fuente oficial.

«Estamos listos para atender a los afectados por el hambre estacional en 21 departamentos», aseguró el ministro de Agricultura, Ganadería y Alimentación, Mario Méndez, al término del Gabinete de Gobierno.

20 May 2019 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Hydrometeorological phenomena such as hurricanes, flooding, drought and landslides have significant influence on the population and economy of Nicaragua. Between 1994 and 2013, the average number of deaths due to hydrometeorological disasters was 160 per year, with average annual losses of 301.75 million dollars - purchasing power parity -, which is equivalent to an average annual loss per unit of GDP of 1.71%.

20 May 2019 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Honduras is vulnerable to all types of disasters, including drought, flooding, tropical cyclones, hurricanes, landslides and forest fires. Its geographical location and the mountainous topography of a large part of the country influence this vulnerability. Honduras experiences 1.67 disasters per year on average, with an average of 521 people losing their life and 402 people getting hurt, and a much larger number of people surviving and being affected by the disaster.

17 May 2019 description

CIFRAS CLAVE:

(Basados en los resultados de la Evaluación de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional: PMA, UNICEF, SESAN)

3 millones de personas sufren de inseguridad alimentaria moderada a severa en todo el país (538,735 familias).

19% de la población total de Guatemala (16M)

Al menos 465,840 personas se encuentran en inseguridad alimentaria severa y necesitan asistencia alimentaria inmediata.

15% de la población en inseguridad alimentaria.

16 May 2019 description

Poorest households in the Dry Corridor face difficulties to access food

Key Messages

  • A weak El Niño event is underway, forecasting temporary and spatial irregularity of precipitations and above average temperatures that might have an impact on Primera and Postrera growing seasons in the Dry Corridor of Central America. In Haiti, after months of low rainfall, irregular though near normal precipitation was observed. Land preparation activities have started in some parts of the region.

16 May 2019 description

Abnormally dry conditions develop in Nigeria following another week of below-average rainfall

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Rainfall deficits since the beginning of the southern African monsoon have negatively affected many countries in the region, including southern Angola, northern Namibia, southern Zambia, and northern Zimbabwe.

  2. Continued below-average rainfall and high temperatures have strengthened dryness in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania.

10 May 2019 description

East and Southern Africa Remain Dry, Strengthening Moisture Deficits

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Rainfall deficits since the beginning of the southern African monsoon have negatively affected many countries in the region, including southern Angola, northern Namibia, southern Zambia, and northern Zimbabwe.

  2. Continued below-average rainfall and high temperatures have strengthened dryness in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda,
    Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania.

10 May 2019 description

Lucía Contreras

Ciudad de Guatemala, 10 may (AGN).- El Gobierno de Guatemala aprobó anticipadamente el plan de hambre estacional 2019 para apoyar las áreas vulnerables en el país, informó hoy Juan Carlos Carías, titular de la Secretaría de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (Sesan).