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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.
24 Apr 2017 description
Through the IFAD-supported program, infrastructure has been improved. Smallholder farmers and fishers are organized into groups and connected to suppliers and local outlets.
17 Apr 2017 description
Despite the progress, there are families that are still living in shelters. "We need to continue working to ensure the recovery of these families, so they are able to have their homes again and re-establish their livelihoods,” said IFRC.
23 Dec 2016 description
EM-DAT preliminary data shows that during this year, 301 country-level natural disasters in 102 countries caused more than 7,000 deaths and US$97 billion of economic damages.
16 Oct 2016 description
Alrededor de 70 000 familias declararon que su vivienda se encuentra con daños irreparables o por colapsar y 40 504 informaron daños recuperables, representando más de 300 000 personas.
20 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
A new temporary education and protection space was established in Canoa (San Vicente) to provide education and protection support for more than 600 children and teenagers.
07 Jun 2016 description
IOM has only received USD 1 million of the USD 9.25 million it has appealed. Its capacity to comprehensively respond to the earthquake is therefore severely constrained.
03 Jun 2016 description
report Theirworld
Fear of aftershocks and lack of funds are preventing hundreds of thousands of children back into Ecuador's school - six weeks after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
20 May 2016 description
People are struggling to rebuild their lives and there are continuous aftershocks. Two such aftershocks of 6.7 and 6.8 degrees occurred on May 18, causing one death, injuring 90 people, and adding to widespread damage.
16 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF will need $15 million to meet the needs of 250,000 children until mid-July. Despite persistent needs in the most-damaged provinces of Esmeraldas and Manabí, funding remains extremely low.
13 May 2016 description
The appeal for international assistance ($72.7 million to assist 350,000 people for three months) has received 12 per cent of total requirements after the first three weeks. Most of the funds come from the UN relief fund (CERF).
05 May 2016 description
The Flash Appeal requested US$72.7 million to assist 350,000 people for an initial 3-month period. Donors are urged to contribute to the projects that benefit the most affected people.
03 May 2016 description
The floods that hit the Northeast and center zones of the country in 2016 have particularly damaged the province of Corrientes, where the total number of people affected is 20,903.
03 May 2016 description
Thousands left homeless by the quake are now living in temporary shelters, spontaneous settlements and with host families, while some 29,000 are living in temporary shelters managed by the government.
28 Apr 2016 description
report CARE
An estimated 720,000 people are in need of assistance as the earthquake’s effects reach beyond the cities: people from rural communities also face broken water pipes and food shortages.
27 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF está brindando apoyo a los esfuerzos del Gobierno para que los niños regresen a la escuela, sobre todo en las zonas más afectadas de Muisne, Pedernales y Jama.
27 Apr 2016 description
report ShelterBox
Flooding had already poisoned crops around Portoviejo, and infrastructure damage has now left families without safe drinking water, says ShelterBox.
26 Apr 2016 description
National authorities asked the international community to send trained, self-sufficient medical teams, applying international standards to provide a rapid and effective response to victims.
25 Apr 2016 description
Based on the results of upcoming field assessments, WFP will adapt its plans in coordination with the authorities who are leading this effort, and support the overall government capacity to respond.
22 Apr 2016 description
It is estimated that approximately 720,000 people have suffered some effect by the earthquake and require assistance, out of over 7 million people living in the six affected provinces.