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Mexico 9/20-22/2014

Update Hurricane Odile. Five municipalities in Baja California declared disaster zones. The most affected areas are La Paz, Comondú, Loreto, Los Cabos, and Mulege. The delivery of supplies to the affected families of those municipalities has started. National response. (o.s.: Gobernación; m.: El Universal)

Uruguay 9/20-22/2014

Update floods. The number of evacuees remains at 296, and those who left voluntarily, at 4294. The Yi River level continues to go down and is below the safe zone. People will begin returning to Durazno and Soriano today. The emergency situation caused by the floods in the south of the country remains under control. The National Emergency System, through its Departmental Emergency Committees, continues to coordinate response activities. (o.s.: SINAE)

Mexico 9/20-22/2014

Update Hurricane Odile. Five municipalities in Baja California declared disaster zones. The most affected areas are La Paz, Comondú, Loreto, Los Cabos, and Mulege. The delivery of supplies to the affected families of those municipalities has started. National response. (o.s.: Gobernación; m.: El Universal)



Breve perfil de país en gestión de salud

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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