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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). 



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Honduras

Capital: Tegucigalpa
Población: 7  millones de habitantes
Superficie: 112,492 km2
Densidad de población: 62 h/km2
Población urbana: 44%
Tasa de crecimiento demográfico: 2.7
Moneda: Lempira

2 - Indicadores socioeconómicos:

INDICADORES SOCIOECONOMICOS

Posición en el IDH *

115

PIB per cápita 

3,430 dólares

Índice de pobreza humana **

16.5

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

3 - División Administrativa: 18 departamentos.

Departamento

Capital

Superficie (km2)

Población estimada (h.)

Atlántida

La Ceiba

4.372

344.099

Choluteca

Choluteca

4.360

390.805

Colón

Trujillo

8.249

246.708

Comayagua

Comayagua

5.124

352.881

Copán

Santa Rosa de Copán

3.242

288.766

Cortés

San Pedro Sula

3.923

1.202.510

Francisco Morazán

Tegucigalpa

8.619

1.180.676

Gracias a Dios

Puerto Lempira

16.997

67.384

Intibucá

La Esperanza

3.123

179.862

Islas de la Bahía

Roatán

236

38.073

Lempira

Gracias

4.228

250.067

Ocotepeque

Nueva Ocotepeque

1.630

108.029

Olancho

Juticalpa

23.905

419.561

El Paraíso

Yuscarán

7.489

350.054

La Paz

La Paz

2.525

156.560

Santa Bárbara

Santa Bárbara

5.024

342.054

Valle

Nacaome

1.665

151.841

Yoro

Yoro

7.781

465.414

Fuentes: http://ccp.ucr.ac.cr/bvp/censos/honduras/2001/p19.pdf (población)
http://www.honduraseducacional.com/estadistica.htm (superficie)

 

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