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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.

14 Nov 2013 description
report World Bank

A successful plan for emergency reconstruction and health services after an earthquake.

November 12, 2013

13 Feb 2011 description

Acajutla, Sonsonate, El Salvador (OPS) - Autoridades de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), acompañados de funcionarios del Ministerio de Salud, MINSAL, y otras instituciones de gobierno visitaron Villa Centenario OPS, ubicado en el Cantón Suncita, Acajutla.

La visita encabezada por la Directora OPS/OMS, Dra. Mirta Roses; y el Representante de OPS/OMS en El Salvador, Dr.

13 Feb 2011 description

Acajutla, Sonsonate, El Salvador (OPS) - Autoridades de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), acompañados de funcionarios del Ministerio de Salud, MINSAL, y otras instituciones de gobierno visitaron Villa Centenario OPS, ubicado en el Cantón Suncita, Acajutla.

La visita encabezada por la Directora OPS/OMS, Dra. Mirta Roses; y el Representante de OPS/OMS en El Salvador, Dr.

03 Apr 2009 description

En el marco de la celebración del Día Mundial de la Salud que este año a través de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) promociona el lema "Cuando ocurre un desastre, los hospitales salvan vidas", el Ministro de Gobernación, Juan Miguel Bolaños, destacó los avances en materia de Protección Civil obtenidos por El Salvador.

San Salvador, 3 abril 2009 - En el marco de la celebración del Día Mundial de la Salud que este año a través de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) promociona el lema "Cuando ocurre un desastre, los hospitales salvan vidas", el …

31 Mar 2008 description

1. Background

The following case study of state responses to disasters in El Salvador was undertaken in the context of a broader project on 'The Role of Affected States in Humanitarian Action', overseen by the Overseas Development Institute. It sets out to examine the degree to which the Salvadoran state, in the aftermath of decades of conflict, assumed responsibilities for meeting humanitarian needs during three natural disasters that affected the country between 2001 and 2005, and how the state's response has evolved since 2005.

27 Aug 2004 description

The volunteers from the U.S. Chapter of the Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation presented 108 computers to a school in El Salvador on Aug. 2 to realize the students' dream of learning through computers.

Computers equipped with Spanish software, along with 50 computer desks, were gathered by Tzu Chi volunteers in Miami where many Spanish-speaking people reside.

A ceremony marking the opening of the computer lab was held at the school located in the Great Love Village in Chanmico, the second community Tzu Chi has built in El Salvador for victims of the 2001 earthquake.

07 Jan 2004 description


Appeal launched on 14 January 2001 for CHF 1,112,360 for 1 month. Revised on 24 January 2001 CHF 5,422,147 for 154,000 beneficiaries for 14 months. Budget revised on June 4 2001 to CHF 9,385,698 and operation extended until 31 December 2002; further extension of the operation until 31 December 2003.
Disaster Relief Emergency Funds (DREF) allocated: N/A

Period covered: 1 May to 30 September 2003

29 Jul 2003 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

29 May 2003 description

I was very pleased when I heard we were organizing this event. Central America has been and remains an area of great importance for the United States. We all know the history-after the destabilizing wars of the 1980s, the region has a new generation of democratic leaders who are well on their way, despite the region's many challenges, to helping these countries fulfill their promise.

President Bush affirmed his support for the countries of Central America when he met with five Central American presidents on April 10 of this year. The President stressed U.S.

16 May 2003 description
report World Vision

On Friday, May 9, 2003 the Director of the Cooperative Housing Foundation (CHF), Peter Loach and Rafael Narvaez, Executive Director of World Vision El Salvador, signed an agreement of administration to provide housing support to 500 families affected by the earthquakes of 2001.

29 Apr 2003 description

Launched on 14 January 2001 for CHF 1,112,360 for 1 month. Revised on 24 January 2001 for CHF 5,422,147 for 154,000 beneficiaries for 14 months; budget revision to CHF 9,385,698 on 4 June and extension of the operation until 31.12.2002; further extension of the operation to 31.12.2003.
Beneficiaries: 154,000
Operations Update No. 20;