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01 Dec 2017 description
WFP, FAO and IFAD announced a new alliance that will unite their efforts to support the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to eradicate hunger, malnutrition and poverty.
13 Oct 2017 description
The emergency, caused by torrential rains and Tropical Storm Nate, has affected 90 per cent of the country. Volunteers are providing shelter, healthcare and clean water.
07 Oct 2017 description
The Tropical Storm has hit Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras, and is predicted to become a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches the Yucatan Peninsula and land along the Gulf Coast.
06 Oct 2017 description
The death toll from Tropical Storm Nate has risen to 28, with 14 people missing. The storm is making its way to the US Gulf Coast, where it is projected to make landfall as a hurricane.
05 Oct 2017 description
report Voice of America
Se calcula que caerán entre 38 y 50 centímetros (15 y 20 pulgadas) de lluvia en partes de Nicaragua, con intensas y potencialmente peligrosas precipitaciones también en Honduras, Costa Rica y Panamá.
05 Jun 2015 description
Informal settlers are more exposed and vulnerable to displacement and are more likely to be relocated and excluded from the provision of durable housing assistance, finds IDMC report.
04 Feb 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.
28 Jan 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.
04 Jan 2013 description
Thousands of children in Somalia die of preventable diseases every year.
17 Dec 2012 description
Tropical cyclone Evan hit Samoa and Fiji on 13 and 16 December. As a category 4 storm, Evan caused significant damage to homes and infrastructure on both islands.
06 Dec 2012 description
An earthquake with magnitude 5.6 has hit South Khorasan province in Iran, killing at least eight people and injuring 12. As of 6 December, no further information available
26 Nov 2012 description
Household food security in Kyrgyzstan has deteriorated, with an estimated 25 % of the population - about 1.3 million people - considered food insecure
19 Nov 2012 description
The Global Overview is a weekly update that provides a snapshot of current humanitarian priorities and recent events. The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources, including Reliefweb and media sources, and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
09 Nov 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Coordinated strategy addressing needs of the displaced in Mogadishu. 135,000 at risk of polio outbreak in Kismayo. Cholera outbreaks expected during current rainy season.
05 Nov 2012 description
Despite a four-day truce which was supposed to come into effect on Friday 26 October, fighting has continued to escalate in Damascus province, Aleppo, Idlib, Daara and Deir Ezzor in Syria manifested by a new wave of airstrikes by the Syrian forces and attacks by the rebels on strategic army...
29 Oct 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Localized heavy rain showers impact Somalia and Kenya Food security in the region has improved as harvests start to reach the markets DRC Crisis: more than 772,450 people have been displaced in North Kivu since January 2009 Ethiopia: number of severely malnourished children declines...
22 Oct 2012 description
BULLETIN HIGHLIGHTS Following the floods in Beletweyne, the number of reported suspected cholera cases remained stable, with a cumulative daily reporting range of 17-22 cases from 4 MCHs in the district. WHO and partners investigated the rumors of suspected shigellosis cases in Qooqani, about 65...
18 Oct 2012 description
Off-season harvest in September very poor due to poor Hagaa rains KEY MESSAGES Due to the poor Gu harvest in July, the very poor off-season harvest in September, rising prices, and continued Very Critical nutrition situation, an estimated 2.12 million people will remain in a food security Crisis...
15 Oct 2012 description
Highlights Rains continue to pound much of region Great Lakes crisis unabated Burundi, Eritrea suffer from “extremely alarming” hunger Food security expected to improve in Ethiopia as primary harvest starts Flooding affects tens of thousands in central Somalia Oxfam warns Somalia’s food...
09 Oct 2012 description
As floods in Somalia displace thousands, the IMS-supported Radio Ergo works to reduce possible disasters Several people have been killed and thousands displaced after heavy rains in central Somalia's Hiiraan region caused the Shabelle River to burst its banks on September 28. The IMS-supported...