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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.
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.
22 Jan 2016 description
Severe drought, flooding, heavy rains and temperature rises are all known effects of El Niño that can lead to food insecurity and malnutrition, disease outbreaks, acute water shortages, and disruption of health services.
27 Nov 2015 description
The World Meteorological Organization this week singled out “considerable concern” about the impact of El Niño on the Amazon basin in the context of long-term climate change.
06 Nov 2015 description
Experts say this year El Niño could have an impact similar to the 1997-98 episode which generated massive floods and extreme droughts affecting over 27 million people in Central and South America.
06 Nov 2015 description
The last major event in 1997-1998 resulted in significant health impacts across multiple WHO regions, including the Pacific, Central and South America, and across Africa.
01 Oct 2015 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam is warning that climate chaos could increase humanitarian emergencies at a time when resources and capacity are already under enormous strain.
30 Sep 2013 description
Four out of every five victims were forcibly displaced, many more than once. A new on-line tool allows users to consult figures as they become updated.
29 Apr 2013 description
Las lluvias estacionales han causado inundaciones y deslizamientos en varias partes de Ecuador el mes de enero de 2013.