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20 Dec 2017 description
Un 79% de la niñez y adolescencia retornada a Guatemala invirtió más de 22 horas semanales en actividades laborales familiares no remuneradas antes de migrar. Este porcentaje es mayor para las niñas.
30 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A new UNICEF report includes practical examples of governments, civil society partners and host communities working to support and integrate uprooted children and their families.
28 Nov 2017 description
Deaths across the Mediterranean since the October 2013 Lampedusa tragedy have surpassed 15,000. More than 50 per cent of all migrant and refugee deaths worldwide over these last 4 years.
10 Nov 2017 description
report Germanwatch
In 2016, Haiti was hit by the strongest hurricane in over 50 years and Fiji was struck by Cyclone Winston. Thus Haiti ranks first and Fiji third in the index of the most-affected countries in 2016.
13 Oct 2017 description
Research findings forecast a continued rise in homelessness among people in disaster prone countries unless significant progress is made in managing disaster risk
05 Oct 2017 description
report Voice of America
Se calcula que caerán entre 38 y 50 centímetros (15 y 20 pulgadas) de lluvia en partes de Nicaragua, con intensas y potencialmente peligrosas precipitaciones también en Honduras, Costa Rica y Panamá.
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.
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.
11 Sep 2017 description
While detailing human rights violations in 40 countries, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein highlights the Rohingya situation in Myanmar, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
31 Aug 2017 description
With concern expressed over deteriorating conditions from a second severe drought this year, USAID's 2017 contribution to the country comes to nearly $454 million.
23 Aug 2017 description
El estudio muestra una tendencia de personas jóvenes y personas más vulnerables de abandonar zonas de inseguridad alimentaria, especialmente en zonas secas en El Salvador, Guatemala, y Honduras.
07 Aug 2017 description
The mid-year review of the 2017 humanitarian requirements reveals a significant change in the humanitarian context, requiring urgent life-saving interventions due to exacerbated drought conditions.
31 Jul 2017 description
report UN News Service
Un 38% más que en el mismo periodo en 2016. Menor número de migrantes pero tomando rutas más peligrosas. Las muertes parecen ser muchas más de centroamericanos que de mexicanos.
25 Jul 2017 description
WHO staff was able to put together an emergency health kit including 80 kinds of medicine for treatment of diarrhoea, pneumonia, diabetes and high blood pressure.
14 Jul 2017 description
So far in 2017, the number of asylum-seekers has topped 52,000, which represents only a fraction of the total number of Venezuelans who may need international protection.
11 Jul 2017 description
The Family Planning Summit, convened in London on 11 July 2017, presents a critical opportunity to accelerate efforts to deliver family planning to women and girls globally— including those affected by humanitarian crises.
13 Jun 2017 description
Humanitarian response efforts in drought-hit Horn of Africa received a boost after International partners made financial pledges following a five-day visit to the region.
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.
28 Jan 2017 description
The two agencies hope the US will continue its strong leadership role and long tradition of protecting those who are fleeing conflict and persecution.
27 Jan 2017 description
The actions by the Trump administration will close doors to refugees, who are already required to undergo thorough vetting. This is a major problem, both for its direct effects and for possible ripples internationally.