Bahamas

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Hurricane winds battering a coast
Memorandum of Understanding builds on decades of collaboration between The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency and the University of Hawaii’s applied science and research center Pacific Disaster Center.
Pacific Disaster Center
The Bahamas and its new Prime Minister have entered this year’s hurricane season better equipped for an above-normal hurricane forecast in addition to the ongoing challenges posed by climate change in the region.
Pacific Disaster Center
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2022
The contributing paper explains how indirect economic impacts are computed, the necessary input data, and includes example applications for a hypothetical multi-dam breach, a hypothetical earthquake, and a hypothetical hurricane in the Caribbean.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointNational Emergency Management Agency (Bahamas)

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National policies and plans

2005

The Government of The Bahamas has prepared this national policy for adaptation to climate change. Specifically, it provides an assessment of the degree of vulnerability of The Bahamas to the projected impacts of climate change by sectors; of the capacity

Bahamas - government
2001

Document submitted to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change for presentation to the Conference of Parties.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Bahamas - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

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2021
This country profile for the Bahamas provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization Pan American Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change