UNOOSA and UN-SPIDER are attending the VII Space Conference of the Americas on 17 November 2015 in Managua, Nicaragua (Image: Superior Coordinating Council).
The VII Space Conference of the Americas was inaugurated on 17 November 2015 in Managua, Nicaragua and will conclude on 19 November 2015. The conference brings together representatives of the space community, government institutions, academia and other regional and international organizations. The conference is organized by the Superior Coordinating Council, which includes the Nicaraguan Science and Technology Council, the National Council of Universities and the Ministry of the Presidency for Public Policies.
As stated by the organizers, the conference will address the use of space technologies... read more
Publishing Date: 19/11/2015


300 families affected by a tornado in Nagarote on July 21.

Source : Glide number

Ressources from OCHA/Reliefweb, click here

Due to heavy rains, there have been 4 landslides around of the area of the Volcano Concepci?n in the municipality of Moyogalpa, island of Ometepe. 12 houses and 64 people affected

Sources : Glide number

Government alert after rivers over-flowed causing flooding in Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte, as a result of tropical storms no.17 and 18 - Government providing medical assistance to the households affected, and food to 6821 inhabitants of the area, with the help of the WFP.

Source : Glide number

Ressources from OCHA/Reliefweb, click here

PAHO in Nicaragua has called all the sectors to help the gov't in its actions against dengue as 8 have died already and more than 1562 people have been affected.





UN agencies are preparing for the response to the potential impact of Tropical Storm Ida (previously Tropical Depression 11).


Updates on El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua affected by the Hurricane Ida - Nov 2009

 A low pressure system moving over the Central American Pacific coastal region is causing intense rainfall in Nicaragua. Several departments "Chinandega, León, Managua, and Matagalpa" have been severely affected by flooding.

Source: glidenumber

Nicaragua evacuated thousands of people from the path of Tropical Storm Matthew as the Atlantic storm reached hurricane force Friday. Nicaraguan authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people following the tropical storm and hurricane warning issued by the government of Nicaragua on Friday, September 24, 2010. Tropical Storm Matthew is also making its way to Honduras and continues to threaten much of the Central American region, which is prone to disastrous flooding.

Source: GlideNumber & MSNBC


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