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10 Jan 2018 description
report Voice of America
Un terremoto de magnitud 7,6 poderoso y poco profundo golpeó las aguas de la costa de Honduras la noche del martes, lo que provocó amenazas de tsunami y advertencias para las costas cercanas del Caribe.
08 Jan 2018 description
report Government of Cuba
Aunque el panorama para los habaneros se tornó difícil, al igual que para todos los afectados en el país por el huracán, la ciudad se movilizó para dar paso a una nueva etapa: la recuperación.
13 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF, working with governments and partners, has been able to support children, families and communities through programmes focused on recovery and resilience.
01 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Cuba
El gobierno de Suiza entregó un donativo de 1,93 millones de dólares al PNUD y al PMA que será destinado a la rehabilitación de viviendas e industrias, y al apoyo alimenticio en los territorios afectados por Irma en Cuba.
28 Nov 2017 description
As the board of Gavi meets this week, MSF is calling on the vaccine alliance to ensure sustainable access to lifesaving vaccines by putting children’s health at the centre of its funding model.
22 Nov 2017 description
Over US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans and debt relief, to support affected people for long-term recovery in hurricane-affected Caribbean during CARICOM-UN Conference.
21 Nov 2017 description
report European Commission
At regional level, the EU's assistance will help to build longer term resilience by increasing the region's disaster preparedness as well as its ability to adapt to climate change.
04 Oct 2017 description
UNICEF apoya el restablecimiento del curso escolar en Cuba a través de la distribución de materiales educativos y de recreación que facilitan el retorno seguro a la escuela y la recuperación psicosocial de los niños y las niñas afectados.
28 Sep 2017 description
El apoyo, como parte del plan de acción de la ONU, incluye impulsar micro industrias de materiales de construcción para ayudar a recuperar 215 mil casas gravemente dañadas por el huracán.
23 Sep 2017 description
Governments in Caribbean countries are starting to rebuild infrastructure, houses, and communities with UNDP’s support after both hurricanes left catastrophic damage.
19 Sep 2017 description
Preliminary estimates indicate that more than 210,000 homes have been severely affected to date. About 3.1 million people have experienced an impact on their water supply.
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.
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.
17 Sep 2017 description
The first phase of WFP's emergency operation will begin immediately with the distribution of a monthly ration of rice and beans to 664,000 people living in the hardest-hit areas.
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.
13 Sep 2017 description
In Havana, Irma damaged electrical infrastructure, which has yet to be repaired due to flooding. Nearly 400 schools were affected and one of the main hospitals.
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
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.