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Latin America & The Caribbean Weekly Situation Update (01-07 October 2019)

Main points: 

  • USAID is providing additional $7.5 million in humanitarian assistance to the Bahamas. 
  • Rains and floods affected over 194,000 people in Guatemala
  • Wildfires in Bolivia have razed more than 4 million hectares of forest and grassland since August 2019. 

 

Puntos principales

  • USAID está  brindando $7.5 millones adicionales en asistencia humanitaria a las Bahamas. 
  • Las lluvias e inundaciones han afectado a más de 194,000 personas en Guatemala
  • Los incendios forestales en Bolivia han arrasado más de 4 millones de hectáreas de bosques y pastizales desde agosto de 2019. 

 

Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
06 Oct 2019
Document type: 
Reports
Location(s): 
Bahamas
Guatemala
Bolivia, Plurinational State of
Mexico
Coordination hub(s): 
Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC)
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Hurricane Dorian - Aug 2019