El presidente Danilo Medina anunció esta noche la puesta en marca del plan especial «Quédate en casa» con el objetivo de dar respuesta a la crisis económica que supone la propagación del coronavirus en el país.
The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) has described Latin America and the Caribbean as “a laboratory for climate action,” as world leaders gather in Madrid, Spain for the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25).
But it is not just about problems, according to Kathryn Milliken, WFP’s climate change advisor. “The Latin American and Caribbean region offers exciting opportunities to test and scale up a wide range of solutions to address climate-related issues,” she said.
This report captures the proceedings and debates that unfolded during the first Regional Symposium on Shock-Responsive Social Protection in the Caribbean, convened by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the World Food Programme (WFP).
Este martes, 11 países de las Américas empezaron a implementar la Tarjeta Unificada de Vacunación (TUV), que sirve para registrar los biológicos administrados a los migrantes, ser más eficaces en su atención y proteger su salud y la de la población por donde transitan o se establecen.
In countries with conditional cash transfer programs, volunteers or modestly-paid community workers often play a significant role in supporting beneficiaries in complying with the program requirements upon which their cash transfers are conditioned. Despite the important role that these community workers play, there is little research on their impact on the well-being of beneficiaries or on how best to recruit and select community workers in order to maximize productivity and beneficiary outcomes.
There is increasing global recognition, within governments and their partners, of the potential linkages between social protection and disaster risk management (DRM) in responding to and mitigating shocks. In the case of the LAC region, relatively advanced and large-scale social protection systems appear to be a unique opportunity to collaborate with emergency response.