• Honduras

    Oct 27, 2020 · Honduras had a nominal GDP per capita of 2,241 in 2019. It is a low/middleincome country, with over 48 percent of its population living in poverty. Honduras has enjoyed moderate economic growth since 2010 after a sharp decline in 2009 that occurred due to the global economic downturn and Honduras' domestic political crisis, with an average ...

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  • The Impact Of Clean Water: Honduras

    Rural communities in Honduras must rely on localized systems for clean water, usually pointofuse filtration. Students in this course will address the lack of sustainable systems by helping to implement new filter systems on site and surveying communities to quantify the impact of clean water on health.

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  • In debt to disaster: What happened to Honduras after ...

    Oct 31, 1999 · Biologist, and former environment minister of Honduras, Carlos Medina believes that extensive deforestation compounded the impact of Mitch by some 30 per Since 1960, Honduras has lost 25 ...

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  • MIDEH

    The Honduran eduion system, although free and compulsory for nine years, faces many uphill challenges. The MIDEH project supports the government of Honduras to improve eduion quality by building and sustaining national standardsbased eduional reform. Through a collaborative effort between USAID and the Secretariat of Eduion in Honduras, the project has established an .

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  • Honduras to Tackle Natural Disasters, Public Health ...

    Dec 02, 2021 · Honduras to Tackle Natural Disasters, Public Health Emergencies with IDB Contingent Loan. The InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB) has approved a 400 million contingent loan to help buffer the impact of eventual natural disasters and severe or astrophic public health emergencies on Honduras's public finances.

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  • Climate change driving increased migration from Central ...

    Feb 17, 2021 · In Honduras alone, more than 85,000 homes were damaged in the two storms. NOAA estimates that 85% of all damage from hurricanes comes from the strongest storms — major Category 3, 4 or 5 systems.

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  • Honduras: Air Pollution | IAMAT

    Honduras General Health Risks: Air Pollution [risk] In accordance with the World Health Organization's guidelines, the air quality in Honduras is considered moderately unsafe. The most recent data indies the country's annual mean concentration of is 21 µg/m3 which exceeds the recommended maximum of 10 µg/m3.

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  • Solving the Mexico Border Crisis Requires Looking ...

    Nov 08, 2021 · A Honduran government report with the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that almost 1 in 10 people in Honduras's largest cities have been displaced at some point over a 15 ...

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  • The devastating impact of hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras

    Dec 13, 2020 · When it rains it pours in Honduras, a country that had already suffered multiple crisis in recent years: state repression, gang violence, economic problems, environmental destruction, mass emigration and, most recently, the COVID19 pandemic. The two hurricanes left at least 94 dead affecting almost 4 million people across the nation, and analysts say they .

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  • Honduras

    Honduras's only densely populated lowland area is the Río Ulúa valley. In 1989 the department of Cortés, on the west bank of the Río Ulúa, had a population density of 188 inhabitants per square kilometer. Honduras is the only country in Central America with an urban population distributed between two large centers.

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  • In GangRidden Honduras, Violence and Corruption Mean Few ...

    Feb 07, 2018 · In GangRidden Honduras, Growing Old is a Privilege, Not a Right. Caught up in the cycle of violence, corruption and poverty, young people in Honduras are literally fighting for survival.

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  • Honduras

    Between 1990 and 2005, % of the forests that used to cover this land have disappeared. The deforestation in Honduras starts from it's moderate poverty rate. Forests are cleared for tle grazing, subsistence farming, gathering wood for fire, which is where the country gets 65% of it's energy, mining, and timber harvesting.

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  • The Impact of Violence on Honduras' Youth

    Aug 09, 2019 · The Impact of Violence on Honduras' Youth. Honduras, a Central American country loed on the Carribean Sea, borders El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala. Honduras has a population of million people, but corruption, poverty and crime continue to plague it. The city of San Pedro Sula boasts the secondhighest murder rate in the world ...

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  • Six Facts About Healthcare in Honduras

    Aug 12, 2018 · Six Facts About Healthcare in Honduras. Access to healthcare for families in Honduras is determined by poverty level, socioeconomic status and whether or not they live in a rural or urban environment. Poverty is a major issue in Honduras where over 66 percent of the population lives in poverty with one in five people living in extreme poverty.

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  • Facts and Geography of Honduras

    Aug 29, 2019 · Honduras has a mountainous interior, which has a temperate climate. Honduras is also prone to natural disasters like hurricanes, tropical storms, and flooding. For example, in 1998, Hurricane Mitch destroyed much of the country and wiped out 70% of its crops, 7080% of its transportation infrastructure, 33,000 homes, and killed 5,000 people.

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  • Project case study Honduras

    Honduras' socalled "Dry Corridor" is greatly affected by climate change. Temperatures are high. People in this infrastructurepoor area must constantly contend with periods of drought. Then storms rage so strongly that devastating floods occur. Here, in the south and southwest of Honduras, half the population lives in extreme poverty.

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  • How US policy in Honduras set the stage for today's migration

    Oct 31, 2016 · These decades of involvement in Honduras set the stage for Honduran emigration to the United States, which began to markedly increase in the 1990s. In the postReagan era, Honduras remained a ...

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  • Honduras

    2020 Score. 24 /100. Since its inception in 1995, the Corruption Perceptions Index, Transparency International's flagship research product, has become the leading global indior of public sector corruption. The index offers an annual snapshot of the relative degree of corruption by ranking countries and territories from all over the globe.

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  • Hondurans vote in presidential election : NPR

    Nov 28, 2021 · Hondurans vote in presidential election Honduras is holding its presidential election today. Who wins will likely have an impact on Honduran migration to the

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  • Honduras

    Honduras is one of the most important drug trafficking operation centers between South America and Mexico. With all of its branches of government and its armed forces plagued by corruption, Honduras has evolved into a transit nation in which criminal groups, protected by the political system, have developed the capacity to produce cocaine hydrochloride in local laboratories.

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