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20 Sep 2018 description

Description of the crisis

On 26 November 2017, general elections were held in the country to elect the president, members of congress and mayors; these elections were considered historic because the president of the republic was running for re-election, and it was the first time in the electoral and democratic history of the country that opposing political parties formed an electoral alliance.

19 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

3,459 mt of food assistance distributed

N/A cash based transfers made

USD 115.66 m total requirements

661,500 people assisted in August 2018

Operational Updates

19 Sep 2018 description

40 funcionarios de gobiernos centrales y locales de El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala y México se reunieron en Guatemala participar en un taller sobre protección de las personas migrantes. El evento fue organizado por el Organismo de las Naciones Unidas para la Migración (OIM) y la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (OIT).

19 Sep 2018 description

Catherine-Lune Grayson

The world is rapidly urbanizing and so is internal displacement. Yet we—humanitarians—often fail to properly understand how displaced people cope in such settings and how to better support them. In light of this, we embarked on a study over the last year to reflect on how we can improve humanitarian responses in urban environments.[1]

19 Sep 2018 description

Internal displacement is at an unprecedented global peak.

The number of people forcibly displaced within their own countries by armed conflict and other situations of violence has steadily risen in this century – resulting in more than 40 million internally displaced throughout the world in 2016.

18 Sep 2018 description
  • El cooperante del país asiático financiará con más de 60 millones de lempiras, 2.5 millones de dólares para la ejecución de las obras

  • Unos 142 sistemas de riego se implementarán para apoyar a familias que ven afectados sus cultivos en años con poca lluvia

18 Sep 2018 description

The Honduran Red Cross was unable to conduct this operation because the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) floods operation coincided with Honduras’s general elections on 26 November 2017 to elect its president, legislators and mayors for the next four years; this election marked the first time a president was up for reelection, which led to many demonstrations, marches and parades during the period leading up to the election due to conflicting opinions among Hondurans about this process.

16 Sep 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Families Would Be Able to Try Again to Seek Aslyum in the US

Michael Garcia Bochenek
Senior Counsel, Children’s Rights Division
MichaelBochenek

After the Trump administration was slammed with lawsuits for separating migrant children and parents at the border, the US government has agreed to allow many of these parents, whose asylum claims were rejected, to reapply.

13 Sep 2018 description

Official Sources:

Severe Weather

Guatemala

13 Sep 2018 description

::: Unas 5,220 libras de alimento se entregaron a 180 familias afectadas por las lluvias :::

San Pedro Sula. Más de 180 familias recibieron hoy respuesta inmediata por parte de la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (Copeco), luego de ser afectadas por inundaciones debido a las lluvias de moderadas a fuertes con vientos racheados y actividad eléctrica que se manifestaron ayer en horas de la tarde noche, y esta madrugada.

13 Sep 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR MARCH 2019

12 Sep 2018 description

Flood risk remains high over parts of Nigeria, as heavy rainfall is expected to continue

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Heavy rainfall caused flooding in western and southern Nigeria. The forecast rain during the next week increases the risks for flooding over the region.

  2. Torrential rain has increased the level of the Atbara and Dindir Rivers. Additional rainfall over the region is likely to further raise water levels, including the Nile River and its tributaries.

12 Sep 2018 description
report El Nuevo Diario

El pasado 15 de agosto, en Consejo de Ministros, el presidente hondureño Juan Orlando Hernández decretó "emergencia por sequía" hasta el 31 de diciembre en la parte hondureña del Corredor Seco

Sin camisa bajo un fuerte sol, don José abre agujeros con una barra, saca granos de maíz de un 'cumbo' (recipiente) amarrado en la faja y los siembra en una parcela en el sur de Honduras, una zona declarada en emergencia a causa de la sequía.

11 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Los niños migrantes y refugiados se enfrentan a un círculo vicioso de adversidad y peligro

DESARRAIGADOS EN CENTROAMÉRICA Y MÉXICO

Los niños, niñas y adolescentes migrantes y refugiados se enfrentan a un círculo vicioso de adversidad y peligro.

09 Sep 2018 description
report La Prensa

Productores temen que se ponga en riesgo la producción de la cosecha de postrera.

Unas 1,600 familias del municipio La Virtud, en Lempira, perdieron su cosecha de maíz.

El largo veranillo o canícula los dejó sin esperanzas de alimento.

De ese grupo solo 130 han recibido los bonos tecnológicos, pero anuncian que si las lluvias no caen, la amenaza de que la siembra de postrera fracase complicará aún más su seguridad alimentaria.

09 Sep 2018 description
report La Tribuna

La Secretaría de Derechos Humanos a través de la Dirección de Investigación y Cumplimiento de Compromisos Internacionales, instaló la Mesa del Migrante en el marco del Sistema de Monitoreo de Recomendaciones en Derechos Humanos Honduras (SIMOREH).

La mesa se instaló con el objetivo de elaborar la respuesta del Estado en cumplimiento a las cuatro recomendaciones prioritarias, hechas al Estado de Honduras por el Comité para la Protección de los Derechos de todos los Trabajadores Migratorios y sus Familiares (CMW).

07 Sep 2018 description

by Anastasia Moloney | @anastasiabogota | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Friday, 7 September 2018 16:51 GMT

Lower than average rainfall in June and July has led to major crop losses for small-scale maize and bean farmers

By Anastasia Moloney

BOGOTA, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Poor harvests caused by drought in parts of Central America could leave more than two million people hungry, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, warning climate change was creating drier conditions in the region.

06 Sep 2018 description

Despite a recent improvement in rainfall, dryness remains over parts of East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Heavy rainfall caused flooding in western and southern Nigeria. The forecast rain during the next week increases the risks for flooding over the region.

  2. Torrential rain has increased the level of the Atbara and Dindir Rivers. Additional rainfall over the region is likely to further raise water levels, including the Nile River and its tributaries.

06 Sep 2018 description

Además, emitieron una declaratoria que urge a los Jefes de Estado de la Región a acelerar los esfuerzos para poner fin a la tuberculosis

Montevideo, Uruguay, 30 de agosto de 2018 (OPS/OMS)- Parlamentarios de 13 países de América Latina y el Caribe acordaron trabajar juntos para armonizar leyes y marcos regulatorios sobre diversos temas de salud en la región, teniendo en cuenta la mejor evidencia científica disponible.