09 Jul 2013 description
Only 37 per cent of the appeal for assistance to earthquake-affected people has been funded to date. Needs in education, shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene remain unmet.
14 Mar 2013 description
The world has experienced three consecutive years where annual economic losses have exceeded $100 billion due to an enormous increase in exposure of industrial assets to extreme disaster events.
08 Jan 2013 description
Tajikistan + 7 othersEmergencies in South Caucasus and Central Asia underline importance of building resilience
Frequent small to medium-scale emergencies raged through the region in 2012, inflicting the most damage on rural households. Support from humanitarian and development partners was often necessary to help affected people back onto their feet, learn from the disaster and better prepare for future shocks.
09 Jul 2012 description
Paraguay + 4 othersParaguay: En el Chaco aún hay 10,000 familias afectadas por las lluvias en necesidad alimentaria
DESTACADOS: PARAGUAY: Las autoridades estiman que aún hay 10,000 familias en necesidad alimentaria. CUBA: Un inusual brote de cólera en la provincia de Granma ha dejado tres muertos. PERÚ: Las autoridades han movilizado más de 92,000 frazadas a las zonas afectadas por las heladas.
25 Jun 2012 description
Mexico + 4 othersMexico: Hurricane Carlotta affected more than 12,000 families in the state of Oaxaca
HIGHLIGHTS: PERU: Cold Weather affects about 11,665 people in the Andean region. MEXICO: Hurricane Carlotta affected more than 12,000 families in the state of Oaxaca BOLIVIA: More than 720 confirmed cases of influenza AH1N1.
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