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Central America: The impact of hurricanes on poverty and the economy

27 Jul 2017, WB

World Bank studies looking at the impact of hurricanes at national levels in Central America show that economic loss is concentrated in the first year following the event. The results also show that post-disaster assessments could be misleading by not taking indirect impacts and cumulative effects into account.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Proteccion Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website: http://www.sinaproc.gob.pa/
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:+507 520 4435 +507 624 338 76


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Proteccion Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website: http://www.sinaproc.gob.pa/
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:+507 520 4435 +507 624 338 76
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