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  1. Climate Change And Migration: UNFAO And WFP Request $72 Million USD For Central American Dry Corridor

    27 Apr 2019- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama In an April 25 appeal for over 2 million people in Central America, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have requested $72 Millio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/01/2019 - 09:11

  2. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior Uni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  3. EC Provides $15 Million to Help Caribbean Nations Cope With Drought

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing $15.5 million USD to help Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba cope with ongoing drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  4. 3.5 Million in Central America Face Hunger Due to El Niño: Oxfam America

    6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States The El Niño weather phenomenon is affecting at least 7 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean, who are facing floods and water and food shortages, relief group Oxfam said th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

  5. Honduran Capital to Implement Water Rationing

    3 Feb 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Honduras’ National Autonomous Service of Aqueducts and Sewerage (SANAA) announced this week that it will begin rationing water in the capital, Tegucigalpa, as part of its measures to deal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2016 - 10:03

  6. El Niño Puts Unprecedented Strain on Humanitarian Aid System: Oxfam

    8 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OXFORD, United Kingdom This year’s unusually strong El Niño will put unprecedented pressure on the global humanitarian system, relief organization Oxfam warned last week.  The group said in a statement that acc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2016 - 09:59

  7. Central America Needs Comprehensive Climate Change Strategy: IUCN

    18 Sep 2014- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Central America is one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to climate change, and countries there need a comprehensive strategy to mitigate its on diverse sectors, said Rocío Córdo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2014 - 10:38

  8. Central America’s Drought Expected to Continue Through October

    25 Jul 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Climatologists and meteorologists from Central America are predicting that drought conditions in the region will continue through August, September, and October. Following a recent Cl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2014 - 10:22

  9. Latin American Climate Change Ministers to Meet Ahead of COP 20

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Spanish Agriculture, Food and Environment Minister Arias Cañete has called for a meeting of Latin American climate change ministers to coordinate ahead of future climate change meetings in Lima ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2013 - 12:00

  10. Nineteen Latin American Countries Sign Agreement Promising Universal Water and Sanitation

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Representatives of 19 Latin America and Caribbean countries signed a declaration promising universal water and sanitation during the third Latin American Sanitation Conference (LATINOSAN) he ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:05

  11. Mexico Only Captures 3 Percent of Rainwater Harvesting Potential

    Mexico is only capturing 3 percent of the approximately 1,500 cubic kilometers of rainwater that it could be capturing annually; that amount could supply the 15 million residents of the country that lack piped water, according to a study released last wee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  12. IADB, Oxfam Announce Cooperation

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    Local Press Report - 11/14/2012 - 09:59

  13. Ibero-American Federation to Discuss Water, Sanitation Threats to Children

    The Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsmen (FIO) will discuss issues affecting children in the region, including lack of drinking water and sanitation, and seek solutions to them during its meeting in Costa Rica this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2012 - 09:58

  14. Climate Change to Effect Central American Maize and Bean Harvests.

    9 Oct 2012- 08:15 by Local Press Report LONDON AlertNet Climate change is expected to reduce maize and bean harvests across Central America, leading to economic losses of more than $120 million a year by the 2020s and threatening the incomes of around 1 m ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2012 - 09:30

  15. FAO Initiates Program for Central American Dry Corridor

    3 Jan 2012- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICARAGUA, MANAGUA The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced a Central America Dry Corridor Project, an initiative of the FAO, the EU Commission on Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:33

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