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Central America: Agatha's destruction

Central America: Agatha's destruction

Jun 07, 2010

ACT Alliance emergency workers in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are struggling to get aid to communities cut off by Tropical Storm Agatha

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About El Salvador
  • Population: 6.2 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: San Salvador
  • Area: 21,041 sq km (8,124 sq miles)
  • Major language: Spanish
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 67 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: US dollar & Salvadoran colon
  • Main exports: Offshore assembly exports, coffee, sugar, shrimp, textiles, chemicals, electricity
  • GNI per capita: US $3,480 (World Bank, 2007)