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01 Aug 2014 description
WFP implemented two mechanisms to assist extremely vulnerable families affected by the severe flooding in Paraguay: readily available coupons to redeem for food and cash to buy food.
11 Jul 2014 description
It is anticipated that the displaced persons will remain in temporary shelters at least until the end of the year. A new IFRC appeal aims to assist 22,500 people for 12 months.
04 Jul 2014 description
The Paraguayan government has assisted 227,630 people throughout the country. Several communities in the Paraguayan Chaco continue to be isolated.
02 Jul 2014 description
To date, over 231,000 people from five departments have been affected by the flooding and require humanitarian support. IFRC aims to assist 10,000 people over four months.
29 Jun 2014 description
WFP is preparing to assist flood-affected population in Asuncion and in Presidente Hayes. Cash and food vouchers will be distributed to 25,000 people over a period of two months.
20 Jun 2014 description
For the last four months Paraguay has been affected by heavy rains that caused slow-onset flooding. More than 160,000 people have been affected and many have been evacuated.
11 Oct 2013 description
Families in 246 communities are being strongly affected by droughts in the Paraguayan Chaco region since early May, and this has impacted directly their livelihoods.
02 Oct 2012 description
CHF 221,989 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the National Society in delivering immediate assistance to some 3,755 beneficiaries. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged. Summary: On the night of 18 September, a severe storm with winds...
01 Oct 2012 description
El Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) de las Naciones Unidas, en el marco de la respuesta humanitaria interagencial liderada por la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN) y por la Organización de las Naciones Unidas en Paraguay, despachó hoy lunes 1° de octubre un convoy de 16 camiones con...
14 Aug 2012 description
El Gran Chaco es una región caliente semi-árida y de tierra baja que cubre partes de Bolivia, Argentina y Paraguay. En Paraguay, las inusuales lluvias torrenciales destruyeron cultivos, afectando a miles de familias, en su mayoría indígenas y campesinos. Los Recaldes se encontraban entre las...
09 Aug 2012 description
1.Situation Update No major rains fell in the affected area during the last month. Even when most of the communities are now reachable by road, there are still a few areas that remain isolated due to flooded roads.New cold fronts impacted El Chaco region though, hindering the current situation of...
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.
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...
18 Apr 2012 description
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response. The DREF is a vital...
17 Apr 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS: PARAGUAY: Some 10,000 families affected by floods. 20 communities are isolated. PERÚ: More than 700,000 people affected during the rainy season. Classes are suspended in the department of Loreto. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: A cold front keeps the country in alert. 715 people were affected...
03 Feb 2012 description
Severe drought adversely affects the 2011-12 first season crops FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Severe drought reduces the 2012 first season food and nonfood crops Agricultural assistance needed for affected vulnerable farmers Production of 2011 maize estimated at record level, but that of wheat was...
30 Jan 2012 description
332,099 Swiss francs have been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Paraguayan Red Cross (PRC) in delivering immediate assistance to some 2,500 families (an estimated 12,500 persons). Unearmarked funds to repay the DREF are encouraged. Summary: On 17...