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08 Jun 2011 description
Foreword OCHA’s work in 2010 helped to bring life-saving relief to millions of people affected by natural disasters and conflict around the world. But a series of daunting challenges tested our capacity, our readiness to act and our ability to find the right resources at the right time. When I...
06 Jun 2011 description
Geneva/Oslo, 6 June 2011 – Over 42 million people across the world were forced to flee due to disasters triggered by sudden‐onset natural hazards in 2010, according to a new study by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)’s Geneva‐based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC). In 2009,...
19 May 2011 description
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Over the past year, persistent and unprecedented rains have resulted in massive flooding in Colombia that has affected close to 3 million people. In March 2011, Refugees International sent a team to assess the situation. This report describes significant shortcomings in the...
19 May 2011 description
I. PRIORIDADES/PUNTOS DESTACADOS Durante el mes de abril y 9 días de mayo, la temporada invernal aún bajo la influencia del Fenómeno de La niña, ha afectado a 397.569 personas y causado 92 muertos. El acumulado de personas afectadas desde abril 2010 es de 3.318.564. Los departamentos más...
25 Apr 2011 description
report Agencia EFE
Por Agencia EFE Bogotá, 23 abr (EFE).- Al menos 29.100 personas quedaron damnificadas por nuevas inundaciones y desbordamientos de ríos en Colombia, país que sigue envuelto en una "situación delicada" por efecto de las lluvias, dijeron hoy fuentes humanitarias en Bogotá. Con estos...