REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies Latin America & The Caribbean - Year 5 - Volume 269

HIGHLIGHTS:

 CENTRAL AMERICA: Nicaragua evacuated 1,500 people as a preventive measure due to Tropical Storm Ernesto.

 COLOMBIA: Some 15,000 families have been affected by floods. At least 220 families are in shelters.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.