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18 Feb 2016 description
report Government of Peru

Posted on febrero 17, 2016 by Gobierno Regional de Loreto

El Ministro de Salud y el Gobernador Regional se estarían desplazando a las zonas afectadas por la rabia silvestre y el derrame de petróleo.

El ministro de Salud, Aníbal Velásquez, se encuentra en la región Loreto debido a la situación de emergencia del Datem del Marañón por la rabia silvestre y la contaminación que se originó por el ruptura de la tubería del Oleoducto Nor Peruano (ubicado a 13.1 kms de la comunidad nativa Mayuriaga) al parecer como consecuencia de la fisura de unos 55 cm del mencionado oleoducto.

18 Nov 2015 description


Peru is a country with varying climate – from the subtropical coastal region, to the cool climate of the Andes and eastern lowlands of the equatorial Amazon. Peru has had one of the region’s fastest growing economies, which has resulted in a significant reduction in poverty rates [World Bank, 2015]. Recent advancements, though, could be threatened by the impacts of climate change, including reduced water availability, risk of coastal and inland river flooding, heat stress and changing patterns of climate sensitive diseases such as malaria and dengue fever.

02 Mar 2012 description
report Inter Press Service

By Mariela Jara

LIMA, Mar 1, 2012 (IPS) - This year’s unusually rainy season in Peru is having a negative effect on the wellbeing and health of women in rural areas who are forced, for example, to spend three times as much time walking to collect firewood and water. But the authorities continue to turn a blind eye to the problems they face.

14 Dec 2011 description

1 The Americas Zone Mission

The mission of the Americas Zone is to support Americas National Societies to increase humanitarian and development standards, helping them to remain relevant within their country and sustainable and accountable for their actions, guided by the implementation of Strategy 2020.

2 National Society Mission

Preventing and alleviating human suffering, reaching those most vulnerable in every circumstance, promoting the improvement of the quality of their lives and strengthening their capacities .

3 Introduction