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30 Aug 2017 description
El programa Mesoamérica sin hambre ayuda a comunidades vulnerables en Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras y Panamá a aprovechar el agua de lluvia como fuente de agua potable y para el riego en épocas de sequía.
29 Aug 2017 description
En 2016, México reconoció a 3.078 personas como refugiados - un aumento del 206 por ciento con respecto al año anterior. EL ACNUR trabaja con instituciones y socios locales para fortalecer su integración.
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.
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.
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.
27 Aug 2015 description
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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.
11 Dec 2014 description
The majority of people affected are subsistence farmers, labourers and low-income families living along the dry corridor. The situation is expected to worsen as families deplete food stocks.
19 Sep 2014 description
A large number of subsistence farmers in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua have suffered partial or total loss of their crops and livestock and are in need of assistance.
29 May 2014 description
2013 was one of the worst years for dengue in the Americas, with 2.3 million cases, including 37,705 severe cases and 1,289 deaths. By comparison, the number of cases reported regionwide in 2003 was 517,617.
30 Nov 2013 description
A new paper aims to assess the risk of disaster-induced displacement in several Central American and Caribbean countries to guide development and preparedness planning.
01 Nov 2013 description
El nuevo informe de la UNISDR y la Corporación OSSO, analiza 22 años de tendencias y estadísticas sobre desastres en 16 países de América Latina y el Caribe (1990 al 2011).
18 Jul 2013 description
Almost 15,000 cases have been confirmed, which is a 258 increase compared to last year. There is a significant risk that the number of dengue cases will rise in the coming months.
18 Dec 2012 description
Se trata del primer marco legislativo que reconoce el derecho a la alimentación desde una esfera supranacional, dándole así mayor fuerza a instrumentos internacionales.
22 Nov 2012 description
Las estimaciones más recientes de la FAO sobre el hambre en el mundo muestran que en las últimas dos décadas el número de personas subnutridas en América Latina y el Caribe disminuyó en 16 millones, lo que ha contribuido de forma importante a la tendencia mundial en este mismo sentido.
09 Aug 2012 description
90,095 Swiss francs have been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Costa Rican Red Cross (CRRC) in delivering immediate assistance to some 3,750 beneficiaries (750 families). Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged. Summary: A low-pressure system...
01 Jul 2012 description
Nota de Prensa No. 87-2012 Unas 11 mil toneladas de alimentos estarán a disposiciones de los países de la región, donados por el gobierno de Brasil, con el apoyo del gobierno de Australia, que puso a disposición del Programa Mundial de Alimentos PMA 2 millones de dólares australianos para...