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Guatemala OCHA- Situation Report No. 3 (as of 13 June 2018) Volcanic Eruption of Fuego Volcano

According to a Food for the Hungry evaluation, there are approximately 17 official shelters with 3,557 people, as well as 19 unofficial shelters with 1,200 people.

• Main shelter needs identified so far include staffing for shelter management, water and sanitation, storage space for supplies from collection centres, organization and management of supplies from collection centres, protection for children and women and security.

• Some 996 affected families will be relocated – authorities currently working to identify a suitable location.

• The agricultural industry needs to be reactivated quickly, as there has been considerable damage caused by falling ash and debris to corn, bean and coffee plantations

• Per the Red Cross, 197 people remain missing.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
13 Jun 2018
Document type: 
Situation Report
Coordination hub(s): 
Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC)
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Guatemala: Fuego Volcano - Jun 2018