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28 Sep 2006 description
report Oxfam

Guatemala se está convirtiendo en uno de los países más vulnerables del mundo ante desastres naturales

La reconstrucción tras el devastador desastre del pasado año no está abordando los problemas de desforestación y pobreza

Un año después de que el huracán Stan arrasara las regiones más pobres de Guatemala dejando atrás más de 1.500 muertos (aproximadamente la misma cifra de fallecidos que la causada por el Katrina en EEUU), la reconstrucción del país no está teniendo en cuenta programas de prevención y reducción de desastres.

14 Jul 2006 description

Private funds will support reconstruction, aid to children

By Lauren Monsen, Washington File Staff Writer

Washington - The chief executive officers (CEOs) of four U.S. corporations jointly announced on July 13 that their firms would distribute $3.8 million in grants to assist the victims of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, which devastated the Central America and Mexico region.

U.S.

31 May 2006 description

In Brief

Appeal target: CHF 2,439,411 (USD 1,923,019 or EUR 1,581,564);

Appeal coverage: 74.4%.

This Annual Report reflects activities implemented over a one-year period; they form part of, and are based on, longer-term, multi-year planning (refer below to access the detailed logframe documents).

25 May 2006 description


Resumen e implicaciones
El inicio del ciclo agrícola es una de las actividades más importantes en el país en materia de seguridad alimentaria en este momento, puesto que la actividad agrícola asegura el 21 por ciento del Producto Interno Bruto (PIB) de Nicaragua, asegura el empleo al 38 por ciento de la población económicamente activa (PEA) que equivale a 2 millones de personas según el más reciente censo del Instituto Nicaragüense de Estadísticas y Censos, y asegura más del 40 por ciento de las exportaciones nacionales.

30 Apr 2006 description


Summary of current food security conditions

28 Feb 2006 description

(Guatemala City, 28 February 2006): A three-day lessons learned workshop and high level regional meeting on guidelines for better preparation for the forthcoming 2006 hurricane season begins today in Guatemala City. It has been organized by the Centre for Coordination for the Prevention of Natural Disasters in Central America, CEPREDENAC, the Executive Secretary of the National Coordination for the Reduction of Disasters, CONRED, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala and the United Nations.

13 Jan 2006 description

Bogotá, 13 ene. (SNE).- El alcalde de Providencia y Santa Catalina, César Augusto James Bryan, destacó el respaldo ofrecido por el Gobierno Nacional para impulsar la reconstrucción de estas dos islas colombianas, afectadas por el huracán Beta a finales de 2005.

"El proceso de reconstrucción de las viviendas y el sector institucional afectado, avanza firmemente con el apoyo del Gobierno Nacional. El papel desempeñado por el alto Gobierno ha sido constante, oportuno y transparente", dijo el mandatario local en carta enviada al presidente Álvaro Uribe Vélez.

13 Jan 2006 description

0113-05-001

WASHINGTON, DC - The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season brought an unprecedented 13 hurricanes, of which two, Stan and Beta, along with Tropical Storm Gamma, devastated parts of Central America and Southern Mexico. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed more than $14 million to these countries in relief and reconstruction aid. Through USAID and the Department of Defense, the total U.S.

31 Dec 2005 description

"This year has been a year like no other for humanitarian action, bracketed by devastating disasters, - the Indian Ocean Tsunami in the final days of 2004 and the South Asia earthquake of October 2005, on top of the worst hurricane season in living memory - and stretching all humanitarian agencies to their maximum capacity and beyond." (Introduction of Humanitarian Appeals 2006- 30 November 2005)

21 Dec 2005 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 over 181 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

01 Dec 2005 description

(New York: 1 December 2005): More than 30,000 people remain displaced in temporary shelters in Honduras, in the wake of tropical storm Gamma, the 24th named storm of the official 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, and the last to cause significant damage in the Americas.

30 Nov 2005 description


Appeal Target: US$ 375,769

Geneva, 30 November 2005

Dear Colleagues,

The north east coastal areas of Honduras and Nicaragua were affected by the remnants of a low- pressure system in the aftermath of Hurricane Beta at the end of October 2005.

30 Nov 2005 description

Seeks private sector aid for region's victims of natural disasters

30 Nov 2005 description
report Direct Relief

Recipient: American Nicaraguan Foundation / MINSA
Shipment Number: 4758
Shipment Date: 11/9/2005

25 Nov 2005 description

El Departamento de Ayuda Humanitaria de la Comisión Europea provee un apoyo rápido y efectivo a las victimas de las crisis que ocurren fuera de las fronteras de la Unión Europea. La Comisión Europea ha brindado ayuda humanitaria a Centroamérica desde la creación de su Departamento de Ayuda Humanitaria (ECHO) en 1992.