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Guatemala 7/30/2014

Drought damages crops, affecting 40,000 families in eight departments. (m.: Siglo 21, Prensa Libre)
Alta Verapaz Department. Floods and landslides from floods affect 474 people and damage 79 homes in two municipalities. (o.s.: CONRED)

Mexico 7/30/2014

Sonora State. Agua Prieta Municipality. Rise of Cabullona Creek causes eight deaths and four people missing during a sports event. 25 people rescued. State response. Alert for rising rivers .(o.s.: Gobierno de Sonora; m.: Milenio,
Querétaro State. Querétaro Municipality. Fire from gas pipe causes eight injuries and evacuation of 150 people; damage to homes and vehicles. Local and state response. (m.: Milenio)
Earthquake 6.4M update: one person killed in Oaxaca and damage to 73 homes in Oaxaca and Veracruz. Minor damages to San Alejandro Hospital of the IMSS in Puebla and Oaxaca General Hospital, no service disruption. (o.s.: Gobierno de Oaxaca;  m.: La Jornada de Oriente, Milenio, Excelsior).

Venezuela 7/30/2014

State of Zulia. Drought affects six municipalities. Water reserves up to 59 days. State response with national support. Rationing plans and water distribution by tankers. (m.: Agencia Venezolana de Noticias)

Guatemala 7/30/2014

Drought damages crops, affecting 40,000 families in eight departments. (m.: Siglo 21, Prensa Libre)
Alta Verapaz Department. Floods and landslides from floods affect 474 people and damage 79 homes in two municipalities. (o.s.: CONRED)



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El Salvador

Capital: San Salvador
Población: 6.8 millones de habitantes
Superficie: 21,040 km2
Densidad de población: 321 h/km2
Población urbana: 46%
Tasa de crecimiento demográfico: 2.1
Moneda: El dólar

2 - Indicadores socioeconómicos:

INDICADORES SOCIOECONOMICOS

Posición en el IDH *

103

PIB per cápita 

5,255 dólares

Índice de pobreza humana **

15.1

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

3 - División Administrativa: se subdivide en 14 departamentos (comprendidos en tres regiones)  y éstos a su vez en 262 municipios.

Departamento Región

Capital

Superficie (km2)

Población estimada (h.)

Cabañas

Sensuntepeque

1.104

138.426

Cuscatlán

Cojutepeque

756

178.502

Chalatenango

Chalatenango

2.017

177.320

Libertad, La

Nueva San Salvador

1.653

513.866

Paz, La

Zacatecoluca

1.224

245.915

San Salvador

San Salvador

886

1.512.125

San Vicente

San Vicente

1.184

143.003

Central

 

8.824

2.909.157

Ahuachapán

Ahuachapán

1.240

261.188

Santa Ana

San Ana

2.023

458.587

Sonsonete

Sonsonete

1.226

360.183

Occidental

 

4.489

1.079.958

Morazán

San Francisco Gotera

1.447

160.146

San Miguel

San Miguel

2.077

403.411

Unión, La

La Unión

2.074

255.565

Usulután

Usulután

2.130

310.362

Oriental

 

7.728

1.129.48

 

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