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04/12/2018 - Dernières nouvelles
La Commission européenne a alloué une enveloppe supplémentaire de 20 millions d'euros pour faire face aux besoins urgents des personnes touchées par la crise socio-économique au Venezuela.
04/12/2018 - Photo story
Over 3 million Venezuelans have now fled their homeland*, hoping to escape a staggering 87 percent poverty rate, dire scarcity of food and essential medicine, an expected 1 million percent inflation rate for the year as well as record homicide rates...

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Venezuelans on the road for a better future
07/11/2018 - Video
Once South America’s richest nation sitting on the world’s largest oil reserves, Venezuela’s deepening economic collapse is sending millions on the roads. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans leave their country in search of food and healthcare, in...
Volcan de Fuego eruptions in Guatemala
05/10/2018 - Photo story
On 3 June 2018, Guatemala’s Fuego volcano blew up in one of the most violent series of eruptions in a century.
South America by Coopi
26/06/2018 - Country page

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Rising from the rubble: helping victims of Ecuador's 2016 earthquake reclaim their lives
17/04/2018 - Video
On 16 April 2016, the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador since 1949 devastated the country's north coast. The 7.8 magnitude tremor killed 671 people, injured over 17 600 and left close to 2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. With...

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Responding to Peru's worst floods in 30 years
07/02/2018 - Video
In 2017, the "coastal Niño" phenomenon caused the worst floods in Peru in three decades. The scale of destruction was immense: 348 000 houses were damaged, of which 55 000 were entirely destroyed. Over 40 000 km of roads, 2 915 schools,...
Demolishing buildings assessed as unsafe
13/10/2017 - Blog post
Le 16 avril 2016, un séisme de magnitude 7.8 a secoué la côte septentrionale de l’Équateur, engendrant d’importants dégâts et de nombreux décès. Ce fut le séisme le plus destructeur que ce pays andin ait connu en 70 ans : 671 morts, plus de 241 000...
Disaster preparedness exercise in Nicaragua
24/05/2017 - Dernières nouvelles
Aujourd’hui, la Commission européenne a annoncé une nouvelle enveloppe de € 14,3 millions en soutien aux pays touchés par les catastrophes naturelles et d’investissement dans des mesures de réduction des risques de catastrophe et de résilience en...
Honduras: restoring hope for children affected by urban violence.
25/10/2016 - Photo story
Central American countries are some of the poorest in Latin America. They are also some of the most violent in the world. Every year, tens of thousands of families, women and unaccompanied children flee the criminal violence prevalent in the “...

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