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28 Sep 2018 description
report El País

Los desafíos son enormes en el país que lidera el crecimiento económico en la región y en el cual, de forma permanente, podrán recibir los envistes de un nuevo huracán dentro de la temporada ciclónica


14 Sep 2016 description

Latin America and the Caribbean is a diverse region and does not follow a single pattern of development. This Report is separated into two volumes which share the same narrative: the Regional Human Development Report – the first volume – covers the entire region, while deepening the analysis on Latin America; and this current Caribbean Human Development Report – the second volume – approaches the multidimensional challenges of sustainable development and human progress taking into consideration the particularities of the Caribbean.

26 May 2010 description
report Government of Haiti

Report prepared by the Government of Haiti, with support from the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the United Nations System

On January 12, 2010, Haiti was rocked by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that caused unprecedented hu-man, social, economic, and environmental destruction across the country and the Latin American and Caribbean region. This earthquake ranks among the most deadly and devastating in the world's recent history and deals a crippling blow to Haiti's recovery process.

26 Aug 2009 description

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is continuing efforts to improve its performance and efficiency levels as well as that of its partners.

Recently, the department in collaboration with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA) through the Regional Comprehensive Disaster Management Harmonization Implementation Project which is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), embarked on a training session in pursuit of this objective.

The three-day training focused on a Results-Based Management …

23 Oct 2008 description

A damnificados de George, Olga y Noel

SAN CRISTOBAL.-El presidente Leonel Fernández hizo realidad el sueño de tener una vivienda digna y confortable a 416 familias damnificadas del huracán George y de las tormentas tropicales Olga y Noel, al entregar este jueves el proyecto Invi-Villa Progreso-San Cristóbal.

Se trata del más ambicioso proyecto habitacional construido por Gobierno alguno en esta provincia sureña, en el que el Instituto Nacional de la Vivienda (INVI) realizó una inversión que supera los 291 millones de pesos.

En medio del j=FAbilo y la algarabía de los cientos de …

29 Mar 2005 description

The ruinous track of Hurricane Georges, September 20-26, and the even more devastating path of Hurricane Mitch, October 23 - November 3, 1998. A category 3 hurricane when it hit the Dominican Republic, Georges caused extensive damage as it moved slowly over some of the most populated and productive regions of the country. When Mitch struck Honduras the following month, it was a category 5 (the most intense on the hurricane scale). Though Mitch lost strength inland, its heavy rains caused catastrophic flooding and mudslides while it was stalled over Central America.

08 Feb 2005 description

Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI

Paul Harvey

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.

30 Jun 2002 description

This Final Report is intended for reporting on emergency appeals
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

Appeal No. ; Launched on: 2 October 1998 for 6 months for CHF 10,221, 000 to assist 272,500 beneficiaries.


Appeal coverage: 126.8%


20 Aug 2001 description

This report includes: Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Ecuador, (2) Peru, (3) Dominican Republic, (4) Nicaragua, (5) Guatemala, (6) El Salvador Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Democratic Republic of Congo, (3) Chad East Africa Region: (1) Kenya West Africa Region: (1) Guinea, (2) Sierra Leone Asia Region: (1) DPR Korea Mediterranean, Middle East and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan, (3) Iran, (4) Palestinian Territories Eastern Europe Region: (1) Georgia

13 Jun 2001 description

The Dominican Republic began in May distribution of commodities in the poorest areas affected by Hurricane Georges. The operation will mainly concentrate in the bateyes, or slum-type communities near the sugar mills. FFW and supplementary activities are included. The FFW activities are aimed at the rehabilitation of community infrastructure and agricultural rehabilitation.

05 May 2000 description

This report includes: A) South Asia drought: India, Afghanistan and Pakistan B) Ethiopia - drought C) Dominican Republic.

08 Nov 1999 description

U.S. Peace Corps volunteer Mary Bosy was working as a teacher trainer in Hato, Dominican Republic, when Hurricane Georges destroyed more than half of the schools in her district.

10 Sep 1999 description

Release No. 0358.99 FAS PR 0387-99 Andy Solomon (202) 720-4623 andy.solomon@usda.gov Eric Van Chantfort (202) 720-9443 WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 1999

Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will ship approximately 8.5 million metric tons of U.S. commodities under fiscal 1999 food aid programs, more than five times last year's 1.6 million tons, and the largest tonnage in at least 25 years.

"American food aid helps relieve hunger and suffering around the world," said Glickman.