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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."
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.
24 Aug 2017 description
El ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, y las organizaciones de la sociedad civil han establecido una red de espacios seguros para brindar protección para los solicitantes de asilo.
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.
21 Aug 2017 description
The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of displaced people, Cecilia Jiménez-Damary, described the situation in the Central American nation as a "hidden tragedy."
21 Aug 2017 description
La relatora especial de la ONU sobre los derechos de la población desplazada, Cecilia Jiménez-Damary, calificó la situación en la nación centroamericana como una “tragedia oculta”.
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.
31 May 2017 description
UNHCR appeals for US$18 million as the number of unaccompanied and separated children fleeing violence suffocating the North of Central America has doubled every year since 2011.
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.
19 Dec 2016 description
MSF calls on Mexican authorities to implement protection measures that take into account the violence Central Americans are exposed to in their countries and in Mexico itself.
01 Dec 2016 description
ACAPS identifies 10 countries where humanitarian needs are likely to be highest in 2017, as well as four that merit attention as they face a potential spike in needs.
21 Sep 2016 description
23 countries have issued appeals requiring a total of $5 billion. Only 38 per cent is funded as of September 2016, leaving 60 million people at significant risk of further loss.
15 Sep 2016 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam's analysis shows almost 16 per cent of people who have fled violence, persecution or war at home have ended up in another country that is itself in conflict or experiencing insecurity.
23 Aug 2016 description
As the number of migrant deaths worldwide continues to rise, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded 23 per cent more migrant deaths during the first half of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.
16 Aug 2016 description
The dramatic 2015-2016 El Niño event hit the poorest and most vulnerable communities hardest, disproportionally affecting women and girls. To date, a funding gap of $3.4 billion remains.
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.
20 Jun 2016 description
Conflict and persecution caused global forced displacement to escalate sharply, reaching the highest level ever recorded and representing immense human suffering, according to UNHCR.
09 Jun 2016 description
The 35 countries of the Americas are currently crafting a plan of action to be endorsed at their Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction, which is due to take place in Canada early next year.