Central America

Radio drama in Haiti takes on disaster risk

Information is power in today’s world and even more so when working to reduce the risk of disasters, according to the UN Office for Disaster-Risk Reduction UNISDR.

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Children flee Central America to escape gang violence, poverty

Every month, thousands of children from Central America flee to the United States to escape gang violence and poverty, a new report by the UN Children’s Fund (

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UN calls for urgent regional coordination to aid refugees fleeing Central American violence

The United Nations refugee agency today called for urgent regional coordination to help people fleeing deadly violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in the light of plans by the United States to expand its resettlement programme to benefit them.