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17 Oct 2018 description

Irregular rainfall still affecting the region’s staple production

17 Oct 2018 description

Argentina- Lluvias- 10/10/18

  • La Protección Civil de Misiones reportó fuertes lluvias en los municipios de Capiovi y Misiones.
  • Las inundaciones afectaron a 200 familias en la ciudad de Posadas y 50 familias cerca del arroyo La Chancha.

Colombia- Inundaciones- 11/10/18

17 Oct 2018 description
report El Comercio

Las lluvias en Nicaragua han dejado al menos 5 muertos y un desaparecido, informó hoy, 16 de octubre del 2018, el Gobierno, que declaró alerta roja en seis de los 15 departamentos del país y reportó que una represa ubicada en la zona central del país presentó "pequeños derrames de agua" por las precipitaciones.

17 Oct 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Cameroon

13 August 2018: In Ngo-Ketunjia division, Northwest province, an arson attack of unknown origin completely destroyed the administrative building of the Government Bilingual High School Ndop. Source: Cameroon-Info

Ivory Coast

27 August 2018: In Sikensi town, Lagunes district, a group of men armed with Kalashnikovs and dressed in military fatigues attacked and looted a school before tying up and beating a member of staff.
Source: ACLED

Niger

16 Oct 2018 description

Alert is a quarterly magazine published by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF-USA) that features compelling stories and photography from our work in the field. Below is an excerpt from MSF-USA Board President John P. Lawrence's introduction to the Fall 2018 issue (Vol 19. No. 3).

How we treat migrants and refugees making the journey from Central America to the United States has become a focus of public attention in this country and abroad.

16 Oct 2018 description

El resto del país se mantiene en el nivel amarillo

Para evitar mayores riesgos en los departamentos Matagalpa, Nueva Segovia, Chinandega León, Managua, Jinotega y las regiones autónomas del Caribe, el Presidente de la República, Comandante Daniel Ortega, atendiendo a una propuesta del Sinapred, decidió declarar la Alerta Roja en esas zonas y mantener la Amarilla en el resto del país, afirmó la Vicepresidenta Compañera Rosario Murillo al mediodía de este martes.

16 Oct 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

BUENOS AIRES, Oct 16 2018 (IPS) - Although their contribution to global warming is negligible, Caribbean nations are bearing the brunt of its impact. Climate phenomena are so devastating that countries are beginning to prepare not so much to adapt to the new reality, but to get their economies back on their feet periodically.

16 Oct 2018 description

Dozens of people were arbitrarily detained in Managua this Sunday 14 October as they were preparing to march under the slogan “United for Freedom”, in a clear example of the threats of President Daniel Ortega being put into practice - threats to criminalize anyone who dares to express opposition to his government by legitimately exercising their right to freedom of assembly and peaceful protest - Amnesty International reported.

15 Oct 2018 description

La Cooperación Española, comprometida con la protección, acogida e integración de las personas refugiadas LGTBI

La Agencia Española de Cooperación (AECID) presenta un estudio con recomendaciones para mejorar la protección y la integración local de personas LGTBI refugiadas o con necesidades de protección internacional en Guatemala y México

13 Oct 2018 description

Esta nota fue compilada por la oficina de OCHA ROLAC en colaboración con socios humanitarios en los países. Fue emitido el 12/10/2018. Cubre el periodo del 05 – 12 de octubre de 2018. El próximo reporte será emitido en caso de ser necesario.

Puntos Destacados

13 Oct 2018 description

This report is produced by OCHA ROLAC office in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by 12/102018. It covers the period from 05 – 12 October 2018. The next Flash Note will be issued if required.

Highlights

13 Oct 2018 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/EF/3499

Assemblée générale Deuxième Commission
Soixante-treizième session, 10e et 11e séances – matin & après-midi

12 Oct 2018 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/EF/3499

GENERAL ASSEMBLY SECOND COMMITTEE
SEVENTY-THIRD SESSION, 10TH & 11TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

Destructive impacts of climate change like droughts, floods and increasingly severe storms are the primary culprits behind decreased farming output and rising hunger worldwide, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial), as it took up agriculture, food security and nutrition today.

12 Oct 2018 description

Déficit de lluvia en corredor seco continua

MENSAJES CLAVE

• Lluvia deficitaria se continúa observando en el corredor seco centroamericano.

• La distribución irregular de lluvia amenaza el desarrollo normal de los cultivos.

• El pronóstico de condiciones ENSO favorece el desarrollo del fenómeno de El Niño y la continuidad de lluvias por debajo del promedio para el resto del año 2018.

RENDIMIENTOS ARRIBA DEL PROMEDIO EN TEMPORADA DE PRIMERA

11 Oct 2018 description

Tropical cyclone Luban is expected to bring heavy rains to Yemen and Oman

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Heavy rainfall in previous weeks has resulted in overflowing of the Niger and Benue Rivers of Nigeria. Moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast to continue, maintaining high risks for flooding.

11 Oct 2018 description
  • Flash floods and mudslides across Central America and Cuba and have affected at least 180 000 people since 5 October. At least 18 deaths have been reported (8 in Honduras, 5 in Nicaragua, 4 in El Salvador, 1 in Costa Rica) and thousands of people have been evacuated. More rain is expected in the coming days and weather alerts remain in place for the next 72 hours. Classes have been suspended in Guatemala and in El Salvador.

10 Oct 2018 description

The situation

On 5 October 2018, a low-pressure system developed over Central America and began inundating the region with heavy rainfall. The low-pressure system later converted into Hurricane Michael, which is now threatening the southern coastal regions of the United States of America.

10 Oct 2018 description
report El 19 Digital

Los gobiernos locales atendieron a las familias que fueron afectadas por las lluvias en Ciudad Sandino, Mateare, Granada y El Sauce.

Asimismo, en Somoto se hizo entrega de apoyo a al señor Juan Ramón Centeno Serrano, cuya familia resultó afectada por las lluvias en el barrio Blanca Arauz.

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