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Argentina 3/5/2015

Floods updating. Santiago del Estero Province is one of the most affected, there has been a reported a dead and the evacuees amount to nearly 3,200.  (m.: CLARIN).

Colombia 3/5/2015

Nariño department an environmental emergency due to Spilling of crude oil in Río Saudé. The spill is affecting Roberto Payán and Olaya Herrera municipalities. The Civil Defense has installed two points of containment in order to hold the crude on the river.  (m.: CARACOL). 

Argentina 3/5/2015

Floods updating. Santiago del Estero Province is one of the most affected, there has been a reported a dead and the evacuees amount to nearly 3,200.  (m.: CLARIN).



Haiti Fact Sheets

Haiti Fact Sheets

The Pan American Health Organization has prepared Fact Sheets on the health situation in Haiti, in the aftermath of the 12 January 2010 earthquake. Among the themes covered: emergency and disaster response, the health cluster, health systems, environmental health, priority communicable diseases, mental health, nutrition, and others.

All the documents are in PDF format.

 

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