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El Salvador

Piden puente sobre el río Apancoyo

No hay estructura de paso desde los estragos del huracán Mitch en 1998. Pobladores de varias comunidades y caseríos del cantón Apancoyo Arriba, del municipio de Cuisnahuat, en Sonsonate, pidieron...

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USA + 2 more

Immigrants From Honduras, Nicaragua Face US Deadline

Immigrants from Honduras and Nicaragua who have Temporary Protected Status in the United States will learn by Monday whether that status is to be extended. If the Department of Homeland Security does...

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Guatemala

Afectados por Mitch y Ágatha exigen servicios

Guatemala, 28 de Abril 2014 Fuente: Prensa Libre Link Redhum: http://www.redhum.org/noticia_detail/afectados-por-mitch-y-agatha-exigen-servicios-43028 Damnificados por el huracán Mitch y la tormenta...

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Nicaragua

Post-hurricane: women rebuild in Nicaragua

By David Tereshchuk* November 5, 2012—As the Northeast United States recovers from Hurricane Sandy, and massive support to rebuild devastated lives is mobilized from near and far, it’s clear that...

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Guatemala

Capitalising on Natural Disasters in Guatemala

By Danilo Valladares GUATEMALA CITY, Sep 3 2012 (IPS) - In a country as vulnerable to natural disasters as Guatemala, a “state of public calamity” is frequently declared – to the joy of contractors,...

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World + 9 more

11 for 11: Our year in photos

Posted by Alan Whelan Below I've picked 11 of our most striking photos from a busy 2011, representing Trócaire's work responding to emergencies in Haiti, East Africa and Pakistan and our long term...

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Dominican Rep. + 5 more

Disasters in the Americas: the Case for Legal Preparedness

Disasters are an all-too-common feature of life in the Americas. Recent catastrophic events, such as Hurricane Mitch in Central America in 1998, the earthquakes in Peru in 2007 and in Haiti and Chile...

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World + 19 more

Guidance Note on Recovery: Health

Introduction to Health Recovery Purpose There is currently an abundance of documents, plans and policies that address common issues faced in the mitigation, preparedness and relief phases of natural...

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Honduras + 2 more

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context, Raquel Rolnik (A/HRC/16/42)

Rights routinely ignored in post-conflict and disaster reconstruction action - UN expert on housing GENEVA (8 March 2011) - UN Special Rapporteur Raquel Rolnik warned Tuesday that human rights...

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Timor-Leste + 2 more

Informe de la Relatora Especial sobre una vivienda adecuada como elemento integrante del derecho a un nivel de vida adecuado y sobre el derecho de no discriminación a este respecto, Sra. Raquel Rolnik (A/HRC/16/42)

Consejo de Derechos Humanos 16=BA período de sesiones Tema 3 de la agenda Promoción y protección de todos los derechos humanos, civiles, políticos, económicos, sociales y culturales, incluido el...

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