SITUATION AT A GLANCE
30.7 million: Estimated Total Population of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras
UN – March 2021
10 million: Estimated Number of People in Need of Humanitarian Assistance
UN – April 2021
7 million: Estimated Number of People Impacted by Tropical Storms Eta and Iota in Guatemala and Honduras UN – December 2020
5.5 million: Estimated Number of People in Urgent Need of Food Assistance
FEWS NET – March 2021
1 million: Estimated Number of Asylum Seekers, IDPs, and Refugees Displaced in the Region
UNHCR – May 2021
As of June 28, USAID/BHA committed nearly $125.4 million in humanitarian assistance to reach more than 1.9 million people in need in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
During the week ending June 21, Guatemala and Honduras suffered one of their worst weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 10,570 and 6,383 new confirmed cases, respectively, WHO reports.
In June, DART staff conducted monitoring visits in Honduras with NGO partners providing assistance in communities affected by tropical storms Eta and Iota.