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El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras – Regional Response, Fact Sheet #8 Fiscal Year (FY) 2021

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Honduras
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USAID
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SITUATION AT A GLANCE

30.7 MILLION Estimated Total Population of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras UN – March 2021

10 MILLION Estimated Number of People in Need of Humanitarian Assistance UN – April 2021

7 MILLION Estimated Number of People Impacted by Tropical Storms Eta and Iota in Guatemala and Honduras UN – December 2021

5.5 MILLION Estimated Number of People in Urgent Need of Food Assistance FEWS NET – June 2021

1 MILLION Estimated Number of Asylum Seekers, IDPs, and Refugees Displaced in the Region UNHCR – May 2021

  • Guatemala and Honduras continue to report record COVID-19 caseloads, with approximately 20,170 and 7,380 new confirmed cases, respectively, identified from July 13 to 19, according to WHO.

  • USAID/BHA staff conducted monitoring visits with NGO partners in El Salvador,
    Guatemala, and Honduras in mid-July, meeting with people receiving USAID/BHA-funded food assistance,
    MPCA, and protection support.

  • In May and June, State/PRM partner UNHCR increased access to IDs and work permits for asylum seekers and refugees in Costa Rica and Panama.