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Argentina 2/27/2015

Province of Córdoba. Floods update, more than 800 people continued evacuated in the province as a result of yesterday’s storm. Around 100 new evacuations were necessary in Santiago Temple and in La Tordilla, two of the most affected localities as reported by the Civil Defense. (os.: CBA.GOV.AR); (m.: CLARIN). 

Peru 2/27/2015

  • Province of Madre de Dios was declared "state of emergency" for 60 days in three districts of the jungle region which is affected by floods generated by the rivers Tahuamanu, Acre, Yaverija, Madre de Dios and its tributaries. (os.: PCM.GOB.PE); (m.: TERRA).
  • Province of Quispicanchi, Department of Cusco, in 7 localities of the department of Cusco precipitations of hail affecting 15 families, cultures and animals are recorded. (os.: INDECI). 

Brazil 2/27/2015

Emergency Declared in Departments of Acre, Amazon, and Santa Catarina in 13 municipalities due to the sudden rise of the Acre River and the flood of great proportion in the Madera River. The capital of Rondonia, Porto Velho, has been declared in a “State of Public Calamity." The water levels of the Acre and Blanco rivers are coming closer to the figures reached in 2012.  (os.: PAHO/BRAZIL).

Bolivia 2/27/2015

Department of Pando, Cachuelita Baja, municipality of Porvenir. Overflow of the Tahuamanu River damages 50% of the crops in Porvenir and isolates Filadelfia. Nearly 1,358 evacuated families and 5,000 affected in the entire department. The Government is assisting in the cleaning process of the areas affected by the flood and is also bringing food to the affected families. (os.: MINDEF); (m.: EL-DEBER). 

Argentina 2/27/2015

Province of Córdoba. Floods update, more than 800 people continued evacuated in the province as a result of yesterday’s storm. Around 100 new evacuations were necessary in Santiago Temple and in La Tordilla, two of the most affected localities as reported by the Civil Defense. (os.: CBA.GOV.AR); (m.: CLARIN). 



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 Esta dirección electrónica esta protegida contra spambots. Es necesario activar Javascript para visualizarla .

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

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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

 

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