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24 Nov 2016 description

Resumen

  • Se anuncia evacuación preventiva de a las 4000 personas en comunidades del Caribe norte del país.

  • Se decreta ALERTA ROJA en Caribe y ALERTA AMARILLA en el resto del país

  • 134 comunidades afectadas en cantones Golfito, Corredores, Osa, Coto Brus por las lluvias del 16 al 19 noviembre

  • Disturbio meteorológico convertido en Tormenta Otto y probabilidades de convertirse en huracán categoría 1 en las siguientes 24 horas

1047 Viviendas anegadas

23 Nov 2016 description

Resumen

  • Disturbio meteorológico genera fuertes lluvias en zona sur del país

  • 95 comunidades afectadas en cantones Golfito, Corredores, Osa,
    Coto Brus

  • Se prevé evolución del disturbio, afectando con lluvia y vientos a todo el país, con impactos importantes en la zona norte

1047 Viviendas anegadas

06 Albergues habilitados

216 Personas albergadas

Visión General de la Situación

20 Dec 2015 description

Highlights

• As of 16 December 2015, at least 7,230 Cuban migrants are in Costar Rican territory. The Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Management Costa Rica (CNE in its Spanish acronym) report 3,981 migrants hosted in 31 shelters.

• The shelters are distributed in several locations of Guanacaste, Alajuela, Puntarenas and San Jose Provinces.

• To date, General Directorate of Migration (DGME) has issued 5,360 temporary visas to the Cuban migrants but some 2,230 other migrants wait in Panama border (Cistercian side) to receive a visa.

20 Nov 2015 description

Highlights

  • As of 18 November, 12pm, National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Care Costa Rica (CNE in its Spanish acronym) reported 400 Cuban migrants in Peñas Blancas border facility and 982 migrants in 6 shelters.

  • CNE has started the distribution of bedding and goods to satisfy the basic needs. The communities that are hosting migrants also provided donations to support migrants’ needs - As of 18 November at 3pm, the government reported that the situation is under control.

19 Nov 2015 description

Highlights

 As of 19 November, 12pm, National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Care Costa Rica (CNE in its Spanish acronym) reported 400 Cuban migrants in Peñas Blancas border facility and 1,320 migrants in 7 shelters.

 As of 19 November at 12pm, the government reported that the situation was under control and had sufficient funding and supplies.

 UNCT has had a series of meeting with the government and Costa Rica Red Cross.

400 People in Peñas Blancas (border with Nicaragua)

06 Nov 2010 description

Generalised flooding and landslides

12:00 hours (local time)

Note: Information sources are National Emergency Commission (CNE),

National Meteorological Institute (IMN) and selected national and international press agencies.

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04 Nov 2010 description

A. Description of the adverse effect:

Torrential rain has affected approximately 55% of the country since early Wednesday 3 November, due to interaction of a persistent low pressure system on the coast of northwestern Panama (in front of Bocas del Toro) and Tropical Storm TOMAS, on the move to the northeast, towards La Hispaniola with a speed of 17kph.

15 Jan 2009 description

Cabañas sanitarias, tiendas de campaña, cobijas, kits de higiene personal, pastillas purificadoras de agua y pago de helicópteros para labores de evacuación son algunas de las ayudas que se gestionan para afectados.

San José, 12 de enero de 2009 - El Sistema de las Naciones Unidas anunció la visita de una misión internacional que eval=FAa las necesidades del país y el apoyo que requiere la Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) en la atención a las personas afectadas por el terremoto del pasado 08 de enero.

Desde este viernes llegaron los primeros especialistas de OCHA (Oficina para …

14 Jan 2009 description

San José, miércoles 14 de enero de 2009 - El Sistema de las Naciones Unidas en Costa Rica presentó este martes a la Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) su propuesta de cooperación técnica, con el fin de apoyar al país en las labores de recuperación tras el terremoto ocurrido el pasado 08 de enero.

En la reunión de trabajo, las agencias de Naciones Unidas presentaron a la CNE el informe técnico de la gira realizada a albergues y zonas afectadas el fin de semana donde se evaluaron y comprobaron las necesidades de las personas afectadas.

Luiza Carvalho, Coordinadora Residente del …

14 Jan 2009 description

Note: This report is based primarily on information provided by the Emergency National Commission (CNE) to the United Nations Emergency Technical Team (UNETT). Other sources include national counterparts, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) and the main press in the country.

A. Description of the adverse effect:

Costa Rica suffered from a series of seismic events that began on Monday 5 January. The first quake was registered on Monday 5 and was located 5 kms east from the Volcano Poas, with a magnitude of 4.0 on Richter scale.

12 Jan 2009 description

Note: This report is based primarily on information provided by the Emergency National Commission (CNE) to the United Nations Emergency Technical Team (UNETT). Other sources include national counterparts, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) and the main press in the country.

A. Description of the adverse effect:

Costa Rica suffered from a series of seismic events that began on Monday 5 January. The first quake was registered on Monday 5 and was located 5 kms east from the Volcano Poas, with a magnitude of 4.0 on Richter scale.

10 Jan 2009 description

A. Description of the adverse effect:

Costa Rica suffered from a series of seismic events that began on Monday 5 January. The first quake was registered on Monday 5 and was located 5 kms east from the Volcano Poas, with a magnitude of 4.0 on Richter scale. On Thursday 8 an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 on Richter scale was registered 10 kms east from the Volcano.Poas.at 13:21 hours. More than 1200 aftershocks have been registered this week. 36 counties are still in red alert (down from 43 yesterday) due to the collapse of the infrastructure and fear of further seismic movements.

09 Jan 2009 description

Note: This report is based primarily on information provided by the Emergency National Commission (CNE) to the United Nations Emergency Technical Team (UNETT). Other sources include national counterparts, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) and main press in the country.

A. Description of the adverse effect:

Costa Rica suffered from series of seismic events that began on Monday 5 January. The first quake was registered on Monday 5 and was located 5 kms east from the Volcano Poas, with a magnitude of 4.0 on Richter scale. Several replicas have been felt since then.

25 Nov 2008 description

A. Description of the adverse effect:

Caribbean Region, North Region and Central Valley of Costa Rica have been under heavy rainfall since Tuesday 18 November, due to interaction of major pressure systems in Caribbean basin. A low pressure system has been located nearby Bocas del Toro (Panama) and South Caribbean (Costa Rica), and a high pressure system has kept strong nearby Cape Gracias a Dios.

31 Oct 2008 description

A. Description of the adverse effect:

Due to heavy influence of Tropical Depression 16 at the Caribbean Sea (movement path: from Gracias a Dios Cape towards Belize-Guatemala) Costa Rica was affected by torrential rain from 14 to 17 October. Major impact was suffered by North Pacific, Central Pacific and Central Valley regions: extensive flooding and landslides generated evacuation of hundreds of people, plus destruction of physical infrastructure and croplands.

B. Measures by national authorities:

17 Oct 2008 description

Note: This report is based primarily on information provided by the National Emergency Commission (CNE) to the Resident Coordinator's Office. Other sources include main newspapers, the National Meteorological Institute, as well as interviews with national counterparts.

A. Description of the adverse effect:

North Pacific, Central Pacific, South Pacific, Northern area and Central Valley regions of Costa Rica have suffered extensive flooding, landslides and blockages of roads, due to heavy rains since Sunday, 12th October.