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Yokohama and Hyogo: A springboard for Caribbean action in disaster risk reduction

18 Dec 2014, ACS

Despite the uncertainties which surround the large international consultative processes, and the political difficulties in achieving some of the targets, the Caribbean region is well poised on the eve of 2015 to make significant strides towards reducing its vulnerability to natural hazards and enhancing its sustainable development goals...


Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1997 607,200
Flood 2005 274,774
Flood 2008 100,000
Flood 1996 38,000
Flood 2006 35,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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