Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief

Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief


Home

Monitoring Emergencies



From official sources (O.S.) and media (M). It does not represent PAHO's official position.

Colombia 7/26-28/2014

Drought. 79 municipalities affected by fires, water shortage and damage to agriculture; of those, 37 have declared public calamity situations. Major damage in La Guajira department, with 10 of 15 municipalities in state of public calamity. Response: Assistance has been prioritized in La Guajira department and Santa Marta municipality (Magdalena). Delivery of food kits, increased water distribution through tank cars and distribution of water containers, construction of wells and installation of desalinization mills. Crisis response activated in La Guajira. (o.s.: UNGRD)
Vichada department. Puerto Carreño municipality. Flooding due to overflow of the Irinoco and Meta Rivers; in addition, gales damage homes. Local response: Declaration of public calamity. (o.s.: Municipio de Puerto Carreño m.: Emisora de Policía de Puerto Carreño, Vanguardia)

United States 7/26-28/2014

Washington state. Forest fire update. 300 homes destroyed and damage to infrastructure. Preventative evacuations continue. State response with national support. Electric service reestablished.(o.s.: INCIWEB).

Guatemala 7/26-28/2014

Izabal, Alta, and Baja Verapaz departments. Floods and landslides from rains affect 720 people and damage 123 homes. Heavy rainfall accumulation in the areas of the Northern Transversal Strip and the Caribbean. (o.s.: CONRED)

Peru 7/26-28/2014

Ancash department. Santa Rosa district. Landslides affect potable water intake systems and roads; no victims and no damage to homes. Local response: Emergency declaration, provisional catchment of spring water. (o.s.: INDECI; m.: Andina).

Colombia 7/26-28/2014

Drought. 79 municipalities affected by fires, water shortage and damage to agriculture; of those, 37 have declared public calamity situations. Major damage in La Guajira department, with 10 of 15 municipalities in state of public calamity. Response: Assistance has been prioritized in La Guajira department and Santa Marta municipality (Magdalena). Delivery of food kits, increased water distribution through tank cars and distribution of water containers, construction of wells and installation of desalinization mills. Crisis response activated in La Guajira. (o.s.: UNGRD)
Vichada department. Puerto Carreño municipality. Flooding due to overflow of the Irinoco and Meta Rivers; in addition, gales damage homes. Local response: Declaration of public calamity. (o.s.: Municipio de Puerto Carreño m.: Emisora de Policía de Puerto Carreño, Vanguardia)



Map Centre - Haiti Earthquake - January 2010

Health Facilities Database

Click on the corresponding file to download a database of health facilities in Haiti (Word, Excel, KML, Shapefile; last revision: 18 March 2010), which includes geographic location and unique identification codes based on those generated by the Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population (MSPP) of Haiti. If you have any questions regarding this dataset, please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Interactive maps

The health facilities database can also be viewed through our interactive map by clicking on the image below.

Other interactive maps

Click on the image below to view a map of the Haiti earthquake and aftershocks

Haiti Humanitarian Aid Status

Click on the image to access the interactive visualization
 
Summary: The purpose of this visualization is to analyze and monitor funding resources and gaps in Haiti. This information can help PAHO efforts to support Haiti disaster relief.


Source: Haiti Flash Appeal 2010
Table E: List of Appeal Projects (grouped by sector), with funding status of each Report as of 06-February-2010 (Appeal launched on 15-January-2010)
(Table ref: R3).

Static Maps

Click on any of the maps below for a larger image.

Map of key coordination points for PAHO/WHO and the
Health Cluster in Port-au-Prince

Haiti's pre-earthquake population density and zones of the earthquake's seismic intensity
PAHO, 01/12/2010

Click here for additional maps on the population of Haiti and seismic intensity

Health facilities in Haiti and their operational status
PAHO, 01/23/2010

Health facilities around Port-au-Prince and their operational status
PAHO, 01/23/2010

Health facilities in Port-au-Prince and their operational status
PAHO, 01/23/2010

Health Centers in Port-au-Prince
WHO 3 February 2010

Haiti Health Services - Analysis of 257 hospitals and health centers with beds 

Haiti Situation Update
OCHA - 31 January 2010


Humanitarian operational challenges in Haiti
OCHA, 01/18/2010

Health facilities in Port-au-Prince and damages sustained
PAHO, 01/21/2010

(Click on the map to view the legend)

Medical field teams in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
PAHO, 01/22/2010

Health facilities outside Port-au-Prince with damages sustained
PAHO, 01/21/2010

Damage assessment in towns surrounding Port-au-Prince, Haiti
OCHA, 01/16/2010

 

Facebook Disasters Twitter Disasters You Tube Disasters

Knowledge Center on Public Health and Disasters 

 


 

Regional Office of the World Health Organization
525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, United States of America
Tel: +1 (202) 974-3000  Fax: +1 (202) 974-3663