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19 Jan 2018 description

Drought, earthquakes, floods, typhoons, volcanoes, and civil unrest, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a range of natural and complex emergencies in the region.

18 Jan 2018 description

:::“Vamos a seguir trabajando para fortalecer los lazos de hermandad”, promete nueva embajadora de China, Taiwán, Ingrid HSing:::

Con la finalidad de garantizar la seguridad alimentaria de los habitantes del Corredor Seco, y fortalecer los lazos de amistad con Honduras, el gobierno de China Taiwán, donó 400 toneladas de arroz en un evento oficial realizado en el pintoresco municipio de San Antonio de Flores, en el departamento de Choluteca.

02 Jan 2018 description

Global Overview DECEMBER 2017

28 Dec 2017 description

La Embajada de la República de China-Taiwán apoyará a la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN) en la finalización del “Plan Nacional de Implementación del Marco de Sendai para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres” del Paraguay, a través de una donación que fue confirmada este miércoles 27 con la firma de un acta en la institución. El aporte, que ascenderá a USD 11 400, incluye la sistematización e impresión de 3 000 ejemplares del material.

22 Dec 2017 description

En la tarde de este miércoles 20 de diciembre, el embajador de la República de China-Taiwán, Alexander Tah-Ray Yui, realizó la entrega de un camión Volkswagen con capacidad de nueve toneladas de carga, en concepto de donación, a la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN). Con la incorporación, aumenta la flota vehicular de la institución en beneficio de la población vulnerable a daños y pérdidas generados por eventos adversos en todo el país.

02 Dec 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 26 November - 2 December 2017 and includes updates on influenza, plague, monkeypox, yellow fever, chikungunya, dengue and Zika.

27 Nov 2017 description

San Salvador, 27 de noviembre de 2017.-El Ministro de Gobernación y Desarrollo Territorial, Arístides Valencia recibió la visita de la Misión de Cooperación Técnica de la República de China (Taiwán) el objetivo de la reunión fue explorar nuevas oportunidades de cooperación para con el Ministerio de Gobernación y Desarrollo Territorial y el Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil.

01 Nov 2017 description
report La Tribuna

Honduras es uno de los países más vulnerables a los riesgos climáticos y los desastres naturales. La parte sur de Honduras, que también forma parte de las peores sequías en décadas, dejando aproximadamente a 1.3 millones de personas que necesitan asistencia humanitaria.

26 Oct 2017 description

The global burden of Improvised Explosive Devices

Iain Overton and Jennifer Dathan

There is no day that goes past without the impact of an improvised explosive device (IED) making headlines around the world. Of all explosive weapons used, the IED is the most widespread, the most harmful and the most pernicious. Based on the belief that to overcome a problem, we must first understand it, this monitor is a small step in seeking to address the terrible realities of today.
It is a monitor that is, also, a response to a call to action.

18 Oct 2017 description
report Diario El Mundo

La embajada de la República de China (Taiwán) entregó $80,000 al gobierno de El Salvador, como donativo por los daños que dejó la última onda tropical “Nate”, ayer.

Leer más en Diario El Mundo

17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

13 Oct 2017 description

El gesto evidenció una vez más las estrechas relaciones de amistad y cooperación entre los dos países

El embajador de Taiwán en Nicaragua, Chin-mu Wu, entregó este jueves al Sistema Nacional para la Prevención, Mitigación y Atención a Desastres (Sinapred) una donación de 100 mil dólares destinados a paliar los daños provocados por las fuertes lluvias registradas en días recientes.

La donación del Gobierno de Taiwán pone de manifiesto una vez más las estrechas relaciones de amistad y cooperación entre las dos naciones.

12 Oct 2017 description

El evento meteorológico podría ingresar al país este jueves, y forma parte del período lluvioso actualmente instalado en el territorio nacional. La Vicepresidenta, Compañera Rosario Murillo, agradece aporte solidario de China-Taiwán

Aunque no se reportan nuevas incidencias en el territorio nacional causadas por las lluvias, el Gobierno Sandinista se mantiene pendiente del ingreso al país de la Onda tropical 37, anunció la Vicepresidenta dela República, Compañera Rosario Murillo.

29 Sep 2017 description

In 2015, Typhoon Soudelor destroyed Heliu Tribal Village in Taoyuan, Taiwan, which displaced 48 residents. To help these typhoon survivors, Taoyuan City Government and Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation worked together to build permanent housing. An opening ceremony was recently held to celebrate the completion of this work. In total, 15 households have received help and finally have a home to live in. After waiting for more than 700 days, the residents of Heliu Tribal Village finally have new houses to live in.

14 Sep 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone TALIM (named LANNIE in the Philippines) continued moving north-west over the East China Sea, strengthening. On 14 September 0.00 UTC its centre was located 750 km southwest of Kyushu island (Japan) and it had max. sustained winds speed of 213 km/h.

13 Sep 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone TALIM continued moving over the northwestern Pacific Ocean, strengthening. On 13 September 0.00 UTC it was located 90 km of Miyako-Jima island (Japan) and it had maximum sustained wind speed of 139 km/h.

  • Over the next 24 hours, it could start moving over the East China Sea, strengthening as a typhoon. Its centre could pass approximately 300 km north-east of Taiwan and off the coast of Zhejiang (China) on 14-15 September, before reaching south-western Japan on 16-17 September. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge could affect these areas.

11 Sep 2017 description
  • A new Tropical Cyclone named TALIM formed close to Northern Mariana Islands on 8 September and started moving north-west, strengthening. On 11 September at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 1 600 km southeast of eastern Taiwan and it had max. sustained winds speed of 102 km/h (Tropical Storm).
  • Over the next 24 h it is expected to continue moving north-west, strengthening and it could reach eastern Taiwan on 13 September, as an intense Typhoon.
31 Aug 2017 description

FEATURE

Nepal

AFFECTED AREAS

Central, eastern and western regions

CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT

Disaster

FIGURES

More than 391,000 new displacements between 11 and 20 August

Context

31 Jul 2017 description

SITUATION

• Tropical Cyclone NESAT made landfall near Yilan (north-eastern Taiwan) on 29 July morning (UTC) as a Typhoon (max. sustained winds of 130-140 km/h), then it crossed northern Taiwan and reached Fujian province on 29 July evening (UTC), weakened into a Tropical Storm. In the meantime, another Tropical Cyclone, named HAITANG, reached south-western Taiwan on 30 July morning, as a Tropical Storm. Afterwards, it crossed south-western Taiwan and reached Fujian province, on 30 July evening (UTC), as a Tropical Storm.