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16 Oct 2017 description

Los elementos básicos servirán para continuar la atención de las personas que fueron afectadas por el paso del huracán Irma

Más de cinco toneladas de víveres como asistencia humanitaria fueron enviadas hoy sábado por parte del Gobierno y Pueblo de Honduras hacia La Habana Cuba, con el fin de colaborar en la atención de familias que resultaron afectadas con el paso del Huracán Irma en ese país.

11 Oct 2017 description

Con el objetivo de mejorar la capacidad de atención en las zonas afectadas por la violencia excesiva, mediante un mejor diagnóstico del impacto de la violencia en los servicios de salud y la demanda hospitalaria, y el fortalecimiento de los componentes funcional y no estructural de la seguridad hospitalaria, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud/Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS) a través del Proyecto Binacional DIPECHO 2016 – 2017 “Fortalecer el acceso a servicios de salud seguros y resilientes en zonas propensas a violencia de Honduras y El Salvador”, entregó equipos de …

11 Oct 2017 description

“The truth is, I was afraid of doctors,” says 37-year-old Lidia Oro, holding her newborn in her arms. “My oldest son is 22 and I gave birth to him and the others at home, attended by a midwife.” In all, Lidia had six home births, but her seventh baby was born in a mother and child health clinic supported by Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in Choloma, northwest Honduras.

09 Oct 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Tropical storm “Nate” formed on Thursday the 5th of October in the Caribbean off the coast of Nicaragua. The storm caused heavy rains and landslides throughout several countries in Central America. As of October 6th, the number of casualties rose to 28 and with 14 people reportedly missing. National Civil Protection systems were triggered and are responding with local coordination mechanisms.

09 Oct 2017 description

:::: Los afectados cuentan con todos los servicios básicos necesarios ::::

:::: USAID/OFDA constató condiciones del albergue ::::

:::: Personal de Cruz Roja Hondureña se encuentra permanente en el albergue temporal para cualquier necesidad que se presente en el albergue ::::

06 Oct 2017 description

1. DESCRIPCIÓN

Costa Rica ha estado influenciada por varios procesos atmosféricos causando múltiples afectaciones asociadas a lluvias intensas en el período del 21 al 5 de octubre del 2017; entre los que señalan.

a. Zona de Convergencia Intertropica - ZCI; caracterizado por ingreso de humedad tanto del oceáno Pacífico como el mar Caribe en gran parte del territorio nacional.

b. Onda Tropical No.42

c. Formación de la Depresión Tropical No. 16 y luego la evolución hacia la Tormenta Tropical Nate el día 5 de octubre

03 Oct 2017 description

The North of Central America suffers high levels of violence stemming from gangs and other organized criminal groups.

This insecurity is compelling an increasing number of persons - often entire families - to flee their homes, within their countries or to nearby countries.

All countries in the region are affected by these movements and a regional response is therefore of paramount importance.

KEY INDICATORS

27 Sep 2017 description

An integrated approach to Zika prevention is one of the cornerstones of the Community Action on Zika (CAZ) project. To this end, the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) developed a workshop for volunteers and staff that draws on methodologies from Community Based Health and First Aid (CBHFA), Vector Control, and Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA).

12 Sep 2017 description

Erandique, Lempira 12 de septiembre de 2017.- Un lote de equipo médico, para Centros de Salud pertenecientes a la región del corredor seco de Honduras, fue entregado por el Gobierno de la República para contribuir de manera significativa a la calidad de los servicios de salud que se ofrece en esa zona importante del país.

29 Aug 2017 description

Inspectors go door to door advising residents on how to prevent mosquitos from multiplying

Gustavo Avila did not mince words. In speaking to a group of environmental health technicians about to be sent to four Honduran cities in search of mosquito breeding sites, he wanted to make sure they understood the gravity of their work.

28 Aug 2017 description

Resumen de la situación en las Américas

Desde la semana epidemiológica (SE) 44 de 2016 ningún nuevo país o territorio de las Américas confirmó transmisión autóctona vectorial de Zika; por lo que se mantiene en 48 el número de países y territorios de las Américas que confirmaron casos autóctonos por transmisión vectorial de Zika y en cinco el número de países que notificaron casos de Zika transmitidos sexualmente (Figura 1).

26 Aug 2017 description

Situation Summary in the Americas

Since epidemiological week (EW) 44 of 2016, no additional countries or territories of the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease. To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vectorborne transmission of Zika virus disease, while five countries have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases.

North America

23 Aug 2017 description

Resumen Ejecutivo

Motivados por los resultados y recomendaciones del estudio preliminar de los vínculos entre la Migración y la Seguridad Alimentaria (“Hambre sin Fronteras”, 2015), el PMA y sus socios decidieron investigar más sobre los vínculos entre la inseguridad alimentaria y la emigración.

23 Aug 2017 description

Executive Summary

Building on the results and recommendations of the exploratory study on the links between Migration and Food Security (“Hunger without Borders”, 2015), WFP and its partners decided to further study linkages between food insecurity and migration, relying on qualitative and quantitative analysis.

23 Aug 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP, UNICEF and UNFPA signed an inter-agency agreement for “La Mosquitia” baseline study. The study will focus on food and nutrition security, education, hygiene, sexual and reproductive health situation in the province of Gracias a Dios.

  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia visited Honduras on the occasion of its recent donation to the school meals programme of USD 593,000.

Operational Updates

21 Aug 2017 description
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Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the members of the General Assembly the joint report of the Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography and other child sexual abuse material, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, and the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 71/177 and Human Rights Council resolutions 34/16 and 35/5.

01 Aug 2017 description

Bogotá (jul. 31/17). En el Palacio de Nariño, sede de la Presidencia de la República, la Directora de Cooperación Internacional de la Cancillería, María Andrea Albán, instaló el “Encuentro para el intercambio de experiencias en atención integral a la primera infancia de Colombia para el Triángulo Norte”.

31 Jul 2017 description

Highlights

  • The Concept Note of the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) was discussed and approved by the s-PRP (Strategic Programme Review Process). The CSP draft will be send to the Regional Office on July 14.

Operational Updates

27 Jul 2017 description

Situation summary in the Americas

Since epidemiological week (EW) 44 of 2016, no additional countries or territories of the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease. To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vectorborne transmission of Zika virus disease,while five countries have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases.

The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation by sub-regions.

North America