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22 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR
El presente análisis tiene por objetivo evaluar el impacto de las inundaciones en el estado de Tabasco entre los años 2007 y 2010 y de las inversiones en RRD en el bienestar socioeconómico de la población de Tabasco.
07 Dec 2017 description
Global food supplies are high due to strong cereal harvests, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
03 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The disease is currently at its lowest level since the beginning of the epidemic largely due to effective coordination and an increased number of rapid response teams.
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.
05 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED
The massive destruction of plants, harvest, seedlings, seed stocks and irrigation systems, the loss of basic equipment and soil devaluation, have paralysed food production.
04 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED
Alors que la phase de première urgence se termine, quelque 1,4 million d'Haïtiens ont besoin d'aide humanitaire immédiate. Les départements du Grand Sud, frappés directement, se relèvent difficilement.
06 Mar 2017 description
The three-year recovery plan seeks to reduce disaster risks, improve multi-hazard early warning systems, and reduce the exposure of poor communities to the risk of storms, earthquakes and other hazards.
03 Mar 2017 description
The Americas region meets next week to discuss the best way forward to reduce disaster losses as a new Post Disaster Needs Analysis demonstrates the full impact of Hurricane Matthew.
06 Feb 2017 description
Haiti is still affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises, further aggravated by the devastating October 2016 category-4 Hurricane Matthew.
20 Jan 2017 description
More than 34 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean still suffer from hunger, but the region is boosting its ability to make agriculture sustainable and ensure food security by curbing disaster risk.
07 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Floods and the effects of Hurricane Matthew have left the state of infrastructure in serious need of repair. Many remote villages are still inaccessible by roads, if roads exist.
04 Jan 2017 description
report Oxfam
OCHA figures show that 806,000 people are at an extreme level of food insecurity, and an estimated 750,000 people do not have safe water for drinking, cooking, and washing. A $139m UN fund is 38% underfunded.
08 Dec 2016 description
The new edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report highlights 39 countries in need of external food assistance. Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future.
22 Nov 2016 description
With more than 90% of crops damaged, restoring agriculture and fishery-based livelihoods is critical to avoid dependency on food aid, says UN food agency.
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.
26 Aug 2016 description
Two per cent are severely food insecure. The level of food insecurity, however, is considerably less than that seen in the drought-affected rural areas assessed by WFP in December 2015.
19 Aug 2016 description
Major humanitarian challenges in Haiti include the persistence of cholera, food insecurity, malnutrition, vulnerability to natural disasters and the migration crisis with the Dominican Republic.
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.
28 Jul 2016 description
The most recent projections suggest that approximately half of the global poor now live in states characterized by conflict and violence, according to a FAO and WFP report.