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Paraguay

31 December 2015

Paraguayan Red Cross Responds to Massive Flooding

Paraguay has been in a state of emergency due to flooding caused by unusually heavy rainfall for the season.
Coming Home The Struggle To Move On
18 September 2014

Coming home: the struggle to move on

Even though water levels have decreased stagnant water remains. Nevertheless hope has not diminished.
Humanitarian support in Paraguay much more than an in kind donation
29 July 2014

Humanitarian support in Paraguay, much more than an in kind donation

When we want to support a community that has been affected by an emergency, a key part is to provide psychosocial support...
Paraguayan Red Cross and ‘Scissor hands’ volunteers work together to support those affected by floods
23 July 2014

Paraguayan Red Cross and ‘Scissor hands’ volunteers work together to support those affected by floods

Helping those affected by the floods is also about helping them look good and feel that they are cared for.
Shelter and human settlements specialist travels to Paraguay to support flood response operation
8 July 2014

Shelter and human settlements specialist travels to Paraguay to support flood response operation

Interview with Santiago Luengo disaster management delegate and specialist in housing and human settlements
Is Paraguay facing a new silent disaster
30 June 2014

Is Paraguay facing a new silent disaster?

While media attention focuses on the first response to the floods, Red Cross, begins to work on the recovery of affected families.
Regional Response Unit specialized in Water and Sanitation to travel to Paraguay
26 June 2014

Regional Response Unit specialized in Water and Sanitation to travel to Paraguay to support response to record flooding

The Pan-American Disaster Response Unit mobilized for the second time this year, a Regional Response Unit, in this case, in Water and ...
Floods in Paraguay
26 June 2014

Floods in Paraguay

When the waters recede, what is left for the lives of those affected?
Floods in Paraguay leave 200,000 people affected
23 June 2014

Floods in Paraguay leave 200,000 people affected

According to the National Emergency Service, 15,000 families are now living in shelters or with family members.
While hoping for rain, communities receive support the Red Cross
20 February 2014

While hoping for rain, communities receive support the Red Cross

  By Gennike Mayers, IFRC  and Mirta Martínez, Paraguayan Red Cross- Boquerón branch     On 10 September, 2013, the Chamber of Senators of Paraguay declared a state of emergency for 90 days for three departments – President Hayes, Boquerón and Alto Paraguay – severely affected by drought. Ruben Cuevas, Coordinator of the Emergency Secretariat for the department of Boquerón, says: “It’s been nine months since we ha...
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