Guatemala Humanitarian Emergency

Guatemala is one of the countries in Latin America experiencing a serious El Nino-induced drought. Of the 3.5 million people impacted in the Region, 1.5 million are Guatemalans. Lack of food and water is expected to worsen the nutritional status of those affected, making them vulneralbe to health problems and displacement. UNFPA is focusing on supporting sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and gender based violence (GBV) services.

Country Population: 16.3 mil

Humanitarian needs

1.89 million
4.44 million
5.58 million
Last updated on - 01 December 2018

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2018

Emergencies related listing

  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.
  • L1: Humanitarian crises in which the national and international resources available in the affected country are sufficient for the required response.
  • L2: Humanitarian crises requiring significant support from neighbouring countries, regional organizations and possibly humanitarian agency headquarters.
  • L3: Major, sudden-onset humanitarian crises requiring mobilization across the humanitarian system.
  • Crisis levels are determined by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, a forum of UN and non-UN humanitarian partners.