World: América Latina y el Caribe deben transformar el modelo de desarrollo y igualidad durante la recuperación al COVID-19

Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, World
Sources: UN Secretary-General, UN Sustainable Development Group

Un nuevo informe del Secretario General y el Grupo de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo afirma que la región debe esforzarse hacia la Agenda 2030 en cuatro dimensiones clave: social, económica, ambiental y política.


Afghanistan: UNHCR urges investment in Afghan displacement situation for a decade of hope not despair

Countries: Afghanistan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Pakistan
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR warns that inaction could lead to further population flows, continued suffering and instability, and a deepening regional socio-economic crisis in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


ATCO Frontec joins as new corporate partner

HLA is pleased to announce that ATCO Frontec has joined as a new corporate partner.

ATCO Frontec specializes in operational logistic support services, remote site turn-key accommodation and disaster response solutions. With a global reach, it operates across the disaster and emergency management spectrum, from mitigation and preparedness, to response and recovery, supporting the principle “Build Back Better”. Its highly trained teams provide project management expertise, procurement services and logistics, to rapidly deploy mission-critical services, incident facilities and structures.

ATCO Frontec is a valued partner in emergency response around the world. From the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan to Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria in 2017, it has supported municipalities, provincial and federal governments, as well as NATO’s global operations.

To read more about ATCO's work in disaster response, visit their excellent website, which has a number of case studies, or contact David Lampshire.