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18 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
Las pérdidas incurridas por los huracanes Irma y José podrían alcanzar 62.000 millones de dólares sin contar a Estados Unidos. Según estimaciones, unas 17.000 personas necesitan asistencia inmediata de vivienda.
18 Sep 2017 description
La OIM ha desplegado un equipo de emergencia de seis expertos en gestión de albergues y campamentos, seguimiento de desplazamiento y reducción de riesgos por violencia de género.
17 Sep 2017 description
The CERF funds will help provide food, critical health care, clean water, and other urgently needed aid to the people most affected by Irma, in particular women and girls.
15 Sep 2017 description
The three-month Regional Response Plan aims to cover the urgent needs of the most vulnerable populations in the Caribbean’s most impacted nations, territories and states.
12 Sep 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
The UN Population Fund is urgently scaling up its emergency response to reach those affected, targeting roughly 22,000 people in the country, including 650 pregnant women.
12 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank
Estudios del Banco Mundial señalan que cada año unos 26 millones de personas - el equivalente a la población de Chile y Bolivia combinadas -, caen en la pobreza debido a los desastres naturales.
09 Sep 2017 description
IFRC has announced an international appeal for CHF1.1 million to support hundreds of hurricane-affected families in Antigua and Barbuda and St Kitts and Nevis.
07 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
El Secretario General de la ONU lamentó este jueves las pérdidas de vidas humanas y destrucción causada por el huracán Irma en Antigua y Barbuda e indicó que la ONU apoyará los esfuerzos de socorro nacionales.
07 Sep 2017 description
Experts in water, sanitation and hygiene, engineers, medical, logistics, nutrition, child and social protection are coordinating their efforts in light of the impact of Hurricane Irma.
07 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Based on the storm's current trajectory, children in the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba are at risk, including more than 3 million younger than five.
07 Sep 2017 description
Hurricane Irma is predicted to hit Puerto Rico before continuing to the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Turks and Caicos, and southeastern Bahamas by Thursday evening.
06 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF tiene previstas provisiones de agua potable, alimentos no perecederos y medicinas, así como kits de emergencias para ser distribuidos entre las poblaciones más afectadas por el paso del huracán Irma.
04 Sep 2017 description
report Voice of America
Habiendo alcanzado la categoría tres en la escala Saffir-Simpson el 3 de septiembre, las islas del norte del arco de las Antillas comenzaron a tomar medidas preventivas.
21 Jun 2016 description
Climate change is expected to increase the intensity and frequency of droughts in the Caribbean. As a result, countries must enhance their capabilities to deal with it as to ensure food security.
15 Jun 2012 description
By David Singh GENEVA, 15 June 2012 - As the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season kicks off, all 16 member governments of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) have committed for the sixth year in a row to renew their hurricane and earthquake insurance for 2012-2013 and earned...