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29 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank

Javier E. Báez, Alan Fuchs, Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán

1. Executive Summary

The region has made impressive strides in the struggle against poverty and income inequality The Latin America and Caribbean region has achieved remarkable economic and social progress over the last decade, gradually shifting toward middle-income status.

02 Jul 2015 description

Overview

In El Salvador, insecurity and violence have become structural problems that affect more youth, women and the general population every day. Under this approach to safety and protection of the integrity of the National Society of El Salvador, there is a need to increase the National Society’s capacity to facilitate the actions of the Red Cross and its recognition in the country.

23 Feb 2015 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 21 de Febrero 2015

Fuente: La Prensa Gráfica

A escala nacional la situación está normal, no así en 11 municipios con alerta verde de San Salvador.

El Ministerio de Salud (MINSAL) ha dado a conocer que la situación del dengue no se encuentra en niveles de alarma, durante las primeras semanas epidemiológicas, ya que hasta la semana 4 (SE4) hay 140 casos confirmados por dengue; es decir, 589 casos menos que había la misma semana en 2014 (fueron 729).

27 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

  • HEAVY RAINS: Bolivia and Peru are undergoing floods. In Bolivia, about 50,000 people have been affected since December, while in Peru more than 3,000 people are affected.

  • CHIKUNGUNYA: New cases of chikungunya in El Salvador and Nicaragua. Authorities are implementing control programs, focusing on eliminating of mosquito breeding sites.

  • VOLCANIC ACTIVITY: Mexico is on alert for a rise in activity from Volcano Popocatepetl. The volcano is emitting gases and water vapor, and also tremors

27 Jan 2015 description
  • LLUVIAS INTENSAS: Bolivia y Perú están afectados por inundaciones. En Bolivia, unas 50,000 personas es el acumulado de afectados desde diciembre, mientras que en Perú, cifras recientes superan las 3,000 personas afectadas

  • CHIKUNGUNYA: Nuevos casos de Chikungunya en El Salvador y Nicaragua. Las autoridades trabajan en programas de control, principalmente en la eliminación de criaderos de mosquitos

26 Jan 2015 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 25 de Enero 2015 Fuente: La Prensa Gráfica

Los casos han sido registrados en las primeras dos semanas epidemiológicas. En la última semana hubo 536.

El director de Vigilancia Sanitaria del Ministerio de Salud (MINSAL), Rolando Masis, dijo que la última semana epidemiológica ha sido una de las que ha registrado menos casos de pacientes.

09 Jan 2015 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 08 de Enero 2015

Fuente: La Prensa Gráfica

El año pasado, hasta el 24 de diciembre, se registraron 166.416 casos sospechosos de fiebre chikunguña, de los cuales solo 166 fueron confirmados.

La fiebre chikunguña causó seis muertes el año pasado en El Salvador, informó hoy el Ministerio de Salud.

"El balance final es de seis muertes por chikungunya (chikunguña)" en 2014, indicó a periodistas el viceministro de Salud, Eduardo Espinoza.

22 Dec 2014 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 19 de Diciembre 2014
Fuente: La Pagina - SV

Dos personas han fallecido a causa de la fiebre chikungunya desde que se detectó la enfermedad en el país, en mayo de este año, confirmó hoy el Ministerio de Salud. Además, las autoridades están por confirmar si el deceso de un niño en el hospital Bloom está relacionada al ataque de este virus.

16 Dec 2014 description

Snapshot 10–16 December

Iraq: 700,000 IDPs, mostly in Dahuk and Anbar governorates, are living in shelters that are not adapted for winter temperatures. 945,000 IDPs are in dire need of kerosene for heating.

Afghanistan: Kabul has been hit by at least 12 suicide attacks since early November, with more attacks also carried out elsewhere, fuelling concerns about the protection of civilians.

09 Dec 2014 description

Snapshot 3–9 December

Philippines: Category 5 Typhoon Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, made landfall on 6 December over the town of Dolores in Eastern Samar province (Eastern Philippines). At least 49 of 81 provinces are potentially at high risk. The typhoon is moving very slowly, potentially subjecting each community in the path of the typhoon to high winds and torrential rainfall for much longer. 1.1 million people are affected.

02 Dec 2014 description

Niger: 10,000 refugees arrived in Diffa region from Damasack, Nigeria. Most were fleeing forced recruitment by Boko Haram, and some unaccompanied children were reported. More than 105,000 people have arrived from Nigeria since May 2013, and the rate is increasing. The newly displaced are in a critical situation, and Diffa faces serious gaps in service provision.

20 Nov 2014 description
report Redhum

Fuente: La Prensa Gráfica

El MINSAL detectó en una semana 5,881 casos. La tendencia a la baja se mantiene por cuarta semana consecutiva.

Las autoridades de Salud informaron hoy que los casos de chikungunya han experimentado una nueva reducción y la tendencia a la baja se mantiene en las últimas cuatro semanas.

El viceministro de Servicios de Salud, Julio Robles Ticas, indicó que en una semana se han reportado 5,881 casos sospechosos del virus.

18 Nov 2014 description

Snapshot 12–18 November

Ethiopia: Waters have begun to recede from Leitchuor refugee camp in Gambella, but few refugees have returned to the camps so far, where alarming rates of severe malnutrition persist: 5.7% in Leitchuor, 7.8% in Kule, and 10% in Tierkidi. In SNNPR, flooding was reported, while in Oromia, water trucking has begun for populations affected by drought.

11 Nov 2014 description

Snapshot 5–11 November

Central African Republic: About 20,000 displaced people are seeking refuge in isolated rural areas in Ouham province following the arrival of armed groups in Boguila, Kouki and Nana Bakassa on 25 October. Nearly 1,000 people have been displaced since July in Bambari following violence in Batobadja and Matchika, and 4,000 have been displaced since January to Berberati town in Mambere province.