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19 Jul 2018 description

ECW Annual Results Report: Over 650,000 Children Reached in the Fund’s First Year of Operations

New York, 6 July 2018 – The just-released ECW annual results report shows ECW’s investments have reached more than 650,000 children and youth affected by conflict and natural disasters during the Fund’s first year of operations from April 2017 to March 2018. In total ECW invested US$82 million in 14 crisis-affected countries.

22 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Lima: sismo de 4.9 grados ocurrido en Huaura no reporta daños materiales ni a la salud

El sismo de 4.9 grados que se presentó a las 08:08 de la mañana en la provincia de Huaura, en Lima, no ha registrado hasta el momento ninguna afectación material ni a la salud, informó el Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (Indeci) al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional (COEN).

Descenso de temperatura en la sierra alcanzará valores de -15°C desde este jueves 24 de mayo

27 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

The floods caused by the coastal El Niño phenomenon between January and March 2017 affected 1.9 million people in Peru, nearly a third of them children. Thousands of families lost their homes and sources of income, leaving many children in need of urgent assistance.

In 2017, UNICEF provided humanitarian assistance in the sectors of Water,
Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Protection, Nutrition, Health and Education, reaching nearly 194,000 people in the most affected districts of Piura, Lambayeque and La Libertad regions.

19 Jan 2018 description

-La Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECID) aportó, en 2017, más de 40 millones de euros de ayuda dirigida a las poblaciones más vulnerables afectadas por crisis humanitarias

-La Ayuda Humanitaria española atendió también en 2017 las crisis alimentarias en Nigeria, Somalia, Sudán del Sur y Yemen, a poblaciones refugiadas y a las afectadas por huracanes e inundaciones y por el terremoto de México.

17 Jan 2018 description
report RPP

Dos últimos albergues serán cerrados este jueves, afirmó el jefe de Indeci Lambayeque, Carlos Balarezo

Los albergues con carpas que aún existen en la región Lambayeque donde permanecen algunos damnificados por El Niño costero serán cerrados esta semana, pues las familias damnificadas ya fueron beneficiadas con el Bono 500 para que logren alquilar una vivienda y superar la tragedia que vivieron a inicios del 2017.

27 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Familias se vieron perjudicadas por eventos causados por El Niño costero

11:10. Lambayeque, dic. 27.

El Ministerio de Vivienda, Construcción y Saneamiento (MVCS) informó que, en el marco de la Reconstrucción con Cambios, un primer grupo de beneficiarios de Lambayeque, en su totalidad damnificados por El Niño costero, ya accede al bono “Ayuda económica para el arrendamiento de vivienda", conocido como Bono 500.

25 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Sismo de 4.6 grados sacudió el sur de Ica durante la madrugada

Un sismo de regular intensidad se registró esta madrugada en la ciudad de Ica, sin reportarse hasta el momento daños personales o materiales, informó el Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP) al COEN DEFENSA.

El movimiento telúrico de 4.6 grados en la escala de Richter se sintió a la 1:39 de la madrugada y su epicentro se ubicó a 48 kilómetros al sur del distrito de Ica, con una profundidad de 51 kilómetros.

19 Jul 2017 description

Peru has recently experienced the worst floods in decades. The Andean country’s arid desert coast was inundated by torrential rains battering Peru between December and March, costing 107 lives and leaving more than 170 000 people homeless so far. Most rivers have overflowed along the 2500 kilometre Pacific coast, and 24 of the country’s 25 regions were severely affected.

13 Jul 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • El Niño-related flooding affected more than 1.7 million people throughout Peru

  • GoP extends states of emergency in Áncash, Cajamarca, La Libertad,
    Lambayeque, Piura, and Tumbes to continue emergency response efforts

  • Heavy rainfall and flooding destroyed or rendered uninhabitable nearly 45,000 houses countrywide

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

10 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS

• UNICEF is now implementing Care and Support activity for families affected by Congenital ZIKV Syndrome in Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, Brazil and Belize. To date 556 families across the region have benefited from non-clinical care and support interventions.

14 Jun 2017 description
report Government of Peru

El embajador de Emiratos Árabes Unidos, Mohammed Yosseuf Alawadi, entregó un cheque por tres millones de dólares al Gobierno del Perú, en apoyo a los damnificados por los desastres naturales en el norte del país.

La donación fue recibida por el Viceministro de Relaciones Exteriores, Néstor Popolizio Bardales, en una ceremonia realizada en la sede del Palacio Torre Tagle.

El donativo, realizado ayer, evidencia el excelente nivel de las relaciones bilaterales, así como la enorme empatía que existe entre ambos pueblos y gobiernos, preció la Cancillería.

02 Jun 2017 description
report American Red Cross

It is dawn in Peru, but Andres Medina has been awake for hours. He and his fellow Red Cross volunteers are gearing up for a busy day of delivering aid to people impacted by heavy floods. They know what’s needed, and where they’re going. They don’t know when they’ll sleep next; but sleep-they figure-can wait.

“That’s the way it is, the emergency does not follow working hours,” says Andres.

01 Jun 2017 description

The natural phenomenon of El Niño Costero in Peru has generated heavy rains since December 2016, resulting in severe flooding and landslides throughout the country. What has been called the worst storm in 30 years has affected more than 750,000 people, with approximately 810 towns and cities in a state of emergency. Many residents do not have access clean water and some public sanitation networks have collapsed.

30 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNICEF is working with partners to directly provide nonclinical care and support to 68 families with babies affected by Zika Congenital Syndrome in the Dominican Republic, and over 350 in Brazil.

  • Ministries of Health in the region such as in Honduras and Guatemala are reporting increased numbers of cases of Congenital ZIKV Syndrome. As a result of this UNICEF is working with partners to improve surveillance and detection mechanisms both for ZIKV and its consequences.

30 May 2017 description

Peru - Heavy rains during April and May of this year affected more than one million people in northern Peru and displaced over 173,000 people, many of whom made their way to makeshift shelters and camps. The UN Migration Agency (IOM) in Peru, together with the Government of Peru and local partners, is assisting displaced families and providing technical assistance to local authorities to strengthen the management of the displacement camps.

24 May 2017 description

Cancún, 24 de mayo de 2017

La Comisión Europea ha anunciado hoy una financiación de 14.3 millones de euros para apoyar a los países afectados por desastres naturales e invertir en la reducción del riesgo de desastres y la resiliencia en América Latina y el Caribe en 2017.

El anuncio lo ha hecho el comisario europeo de Ayuda Humanitaria y Gestión de Crisis Christos Stylianides quien participa en la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres en Cancún, México, junto con el Presidente de México y los líderes de América Latina.

24 May 2017 description

Today the European Commission announced new funding of €14.3 million to support countries affected by natural disasters and invest in disaster risk reduction and resilience in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The announcement coincides with Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides participation in the UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico, together with the President of Mexico and leaders from Latin America.

17 May 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Se destinarán a mejorar acceso al agua potable y condiciones en los refugios

El Gobierno de Canadá entregó al Perú una nueva contribución de 1 millón 314, 000 soles (550,000 dólares canadienses) para los damnificados de las lluvias e inundaciones provocados por el Niño costero, informó la embajada Canadá en nuestro país.

09 May 2017 description

EU response

• € 1 million humanitarian assistance mobilised – WASH, shelter, protection;

• Ongoing EU funded Disaster Risk Reduction projects for € 2.35 million;

• 4 Humanitarian Aid Experts deployed as of 20.03 – initial field assessments;

• EUCP Team (8 experts + 2 ERCC LO) deployed 26.03 – 18.04;

• 1 EUCP environmental expert seconded to UNDAC;

• Technical assessment on WASH and waste management – final report with recommendations delivered to INDECI - COEN;

• SPAIN: 8 high-capacity muddy pumps;

01 May 2017 description

Highlights

● Nearly 1.3 million people have been affected or severely affected in the country as a result of the rains and flooding. Of these, more than 400,000 are children and adolescents.

● A total of 16,048 dengue cases at national level have been registered, among confirmed and probable cases, according to the Ministry of Health.

● 2,258 educational institutions have been affected and 198 collapsed and uninhabitable in the country