Countries of the Americas reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%.
Drought induced by El Nino has caused hunger in the departments of Choluteca, Valle La Paz, Lempira, Intibuca, El Paraiso y el Sur de Francisco Morazan.
On 28 May 2009, at 2:24 a.m. an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale, struck the Northern part of Honduras at a depth of 10km.
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