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Honduras

Drought puts spotlight on Central American climate change woes

2 Sep 2014, TRF

'A key challenge is to improve farmers’ access to water at times of drought, for instance by building more water wells run by farmer cooperatives, and find better ways of using and harvesting rainwater,' said Francisco Pavon, Oxfam press officer in Honduras...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1998 2,112,000
Flood 1999 503,001
Flood 2008 313,357
Drought 2001 195,000
Drought 2004 137,500
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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