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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.
09 Jul 2012 description
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.
02 Jul 2012 description
report Inter Press Service
By Franz Chávez LA PAZ, Jun 29 2012 (IPS) - The effects of climate change are causing hundreds of millions of dollars a year in losses of crops, livestock and housing in Bolivia. But the few climate change adaptation and prevention policies adopted by the authorities are piecemeal and fragmented,...
25 Jun 2012 description
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.
01 May 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Some 11,150 people evacuated in the north due to floods. HAITI: Rains cause 6 deaths and affect 10,000 people. BOLIVIA: La Nina affects more than 259,000 people.
25 Apr 2012 description
Enrique Jair Guevara El fenómeno meteorológico conocido como La Niña el cual causo sequias en Paraguay, ha una vez mas causado condiciones climáticas adversas en la región. Fuertes lluvias durante los pasado cuatro meses continúan causando inundaciones y deslaves en varios países de Sur...
10 Apr 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS: PERU: Landslide in the district of Chosica, Lima leaves more than 5,990 people affected. BOLIVIA: The rainy season has left 165 municipalities and more than 32,280 families affected. ECUADOR: Since January the government have provided humanitarian assistance to 20,000 people affected...
16 Feb 2012 description
I. PUNTOS DESTACADOS · Desde el mes de octubre a la fecha está en ascenso una epidemia de dengue y dengue severo en los departamentos del país con excepción de Potosí y Oruro. · Un total de 6.595 familias afectadas en los 9 Departamentos a causa de las precipitaciones pluviales, a la fecha...