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Colombia 4/22/2014

Department of Antioquia. Municipality of Olaya. Landslide causes the collapse of 13 houses and puts another 20 houses, and public buildings, at risk. 40 people affected, no deaths or injuries reported. (m.: Caracol).

Nicaragua 4/23/2014

Earthquakes update  (10-23 April). Seismic activity continues. Response: Health centers evaluated in affected municipalities. Medical and psychosocial brigades have been sent. Seismic activity monitoring is strengthened with support of international experts. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies allocates 216,859 CHF (US$ 245,653) to support affected families. (o.s.: INETER, IFRC; m.: El 19 Digital).

Peru 4/23/2014

Ubinas volcano. Ashfall in Querapi and, in smaller amounts, in seven districts of the Arequipa province. Response: San Carlos de Titi (pop. 250) will be evacuated. Government of Moquegua  plans to resettle the villages of the Ubinas valley. (o.s.: INDECI, INGEMMET; m: Andina).

Colombia 4/22/2014

Department of Antioquia. Municipality of Olaya. Landslide causes the collapse of 13 houses and puts another 20 houses, and public buildings, at risk. 40 people affected, no deaths or injuries reported. (m.: Caracol).

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Nicaragua

Capital: Managua
Población: 5.5 millones de habitantes
Superficie: 120,339 km2
Densidad de población: 42.7 h/km2
Población urbana: 59%
Tasa de crecimiento demográfico: 1.7
Moneda: El Córdoba

2 - Indicadores socioeconómicos:

INDICADORES SOCIOECONOMICOS

Posición en el IDH *

110

PIB per cápita 

3,674 dólares

Índice de pobreza humana **

17.9

*Índice de Desarrollo Humano
**Mide expectativa de vida, educación y nivel de  vida digno

3 - División Administrativa: se divide en 15 departamentos, 2 regiones autónomas y 153 municipios.

Departamento
Capital
Superficie (km2)
Población estimada (h)
Boaco Boaco 4.176,68 150.636
Carazo Jinotepe 1.081,40 166.073
Chinandega Chinandega 4.822,42 378.970
Chontales Juigalpa 6.481,27 153.932
Estelí Estelí 2.229,69 201.548
Granada Granada 1.039,68 168.186
Jinotega Jinotega 9.222,40 331.335
León León 5.138,03 355.779
Madriz Somoto 1.708,23 132.459
Managua Managua 3.465,10 1.262.978
Masaya Masaya 610,78 289.988
Matagalpa Matapalga 6.803,86 469.172
Nueva Segovia Ocotal 3.491,28 208.523
Río San Juan San Carlos 7.540,90 95.596
Rivas Rivas 2.161,82 156.283
RAAN (1) Puerto Cabezas 33.105,98 314.130
RAAS (2) Bluefields 27.260,02 306.510

(1) Región Autónoma Atlántico Norte
(2) Región Autónoma Atlántico Sur    

 

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