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20 Sep 2017 description
Con el objetivo de otorgar herramientas a los gobiernos para garantizar los derechos de las mujeres migrantes, se realizó en San Salvador una validación de lineamientos regionales en el marco de la Conferencia Regional sobre Migración.
16 Jun 2017 description
The protection needs are severe and remain undocumented. Those forced to leave due to violence and crime are not recognized by local authorities or provided with any kind of support.
04 May 2017 description
The disaster-prone region experienced situations ranging from natural disasters to the spread of dengue and Zika, with more than 3.5 million lives at risk from drought in Central America.
29 Nov 2016 description
The Dry Corridor Rural Family Sustainable Development Project (NICAVIDA) will benefit 30,000 families and will focus, in particular, on women and young people.
23 Nov 2016 description
The tropical depression that formed over the Caribbean coast of Central America has been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane. Severe rainfall and strong winds are also affecting Panama and Nicaragua.
21 Jul 2016 description
IDMC estimates that as of last year, at least a million people were internally displaced in parts of Mexico and the Northern Triangle. A recent round-table was a promising first effort to develop a coordinated regional response.
30 Jun 2016 description
Some 3.5 million people need humanitarian assistance, with 1.6 million moderately or severely food insecure in the hard-hit countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
17 Jun 2016 description
Almost US$ 122 million needed over the 18 months to implement the revised Zika Strategic Response Plan which places support for women and girls of child-bearing age at its core.
05 Apr 2016 description
Last year alone 3,423 people, most of them from El Salvador and Honduras, fled violence and sought asylum in Mexico, a 164 per cent increase over 2013, the UN Refugee Agency said today.
17 Feb 2016 description
$56 million is required to implement the strategic plan which aims to provide support to affected countries, build capacity to prevent further outbreaks and control them when they do occur.
22 Jan 2016 description
Severe drought, flooding, heavy rains and temperature rises are all known effects of El Niño that can lead to food insecurity and malnutrition, disease outbreaks, acute water shortages, and disruption of health services.
04 Dec 2015 description
report Oxfam
The last major El Niño event in 1997–98 led to widespread loss of life, displacement of communities and outbreaks of disease in many parts of the world.
01 Oct 2015 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam is warning that climate chaos could increase humanitarian emergencies at a time when resources and capacity are already under enormous strain.
23 Sep 2015 description
The event is now strengthening towards its peak intensity, which should be reached in late 2015. There is a high chance it could be close or even exceed the strongest levels on record.
14 Sep 2015 description
The Central American Agricultural Council has declared a state of alert after thousands of subsistence farmers suffered the partial or total loss of their crops planted for the main grain season.
27 Aug 2015 description
report Redhum
Nicaragua, Guatemala y El Salvador están bajo alerta sanitaria, mientras Honduras y Costa Rica vigilan un brote de dengue y chikungunya que ha dejado 9 muertos y casi 200.000 contagiados.
11 Aug 2015 description
Frente a las sequías recurrentes en la región, FAO y PMA llaman a invertir en medidas estructurales para aumentar la resiliencia y reforzar las capacidades de los países.
22 Jul 2015 description
Urgent food assistance in the region is currently required for households already experiencing acute food insecurity.
05 Jun 2015 description
Informal settlers are more exposed and vulnerable to displacement and are more likely to be relocated and excluded from the provision of durable housing assistance, finds IDMC report.
12 May 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.