Guatemala Humanitarian Emergency

Guatemala is one of the countries in Latin America experiencing a serious El Niño-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 vulnerable to health problems and displacement. UNFPA is focusing on supporting sexual and reproductive health and gender based violence services.

Humanitarian needs

Guatemala Humanitarian Emergency
Last updated on - April 2021

Total people in need

1.9 million

Women of reproductive age

4.4 million

Pregnant women


Young people

5.6 million



Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

  • 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.

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