The European Union has pledged $26.6 million (20 million euros) to help improve food security in Haiti, where a study found more than 1.5 million people are at high risk of going hungry.
The European Union said on January 11, it is giving Haiti another 30.5 million euros ($40.7 million) in aid, three years after the Caribbean country was devastated by a massive earthquake.
In a fictitious and very realistic environment, an earthquake and its repercussions affected the life of the city of Mendoza, Argentina, where the Argentine and Chilean Armed Forces carried out a cooperation exercise in case of disasters.
Five years after a devastating 8.0-earthquake shook the southeast coast of Peru, killing 540 people, injuring more than 15,000 and displacing over 40,000, U.S. military medics and civil engineers returned to the region this past summer to provide follow-on health care, civic assistance and disast...
Chile’s Congress decided to extend the deployment of Chilean troops in Bosnia-Herzegovina for a year, starting in January 2013, so they can continue to cooperate with the European mission EUFOR-Althea, in order to maintain security and train the armed forces of that country.
The Peruvian Congress passed a bill on December 13 that prohibits teachers that have been prosecuted for terrorism, drug trafficking or sexual abuse to teach in educational institutions for police and Armed Forces, informed the Secretariat of the Legislative Power.
On November 4, a total of 130 troops from the Brazilian Navy, Army, and Air Force (FAB) boarded a KC-137 airplane bound for the Haitian capital of Port au Prince, where they will form part of the new Brazilian contingent in the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).