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2021
This factsheet details the efforts being made by the World Food Programme in Cuba is adopting an integrated approach to reduce the vulnerability of farmers to drought and climate change impacts by promoting innovation in three fronts.
World Food Programme
Cuba, already beset by hurricanes, floods, droughts that deplete its main water sources, among other natural disasters, has seen its socioeconomic difficulties, similar to those faced by other Caribbean island nations, aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Inter Press Service International Association
2021
Disaster displacement and environmental migration are among the most serious humanitarian challenges facing the Caribbean. As a subregion of small island developing States (SIDS) which are vulnerable and prone to extreme weather events and the impacts of climate change
International Organization for Migration Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
2021

For decades, social scientists have attempted to reveal the real causes behind disasters. While some scholars have recently focused almost exclusively on people's vulnerabilities, the majority recognize that disasters result from a combination of people's

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
The Caribbean region is regularly battered by an array of natural hazards, which are becoming more frequent and intense year on year. Cuba makes no exception.
European Commission
UNDP-supported ‘Mi Costa’ project will build climate resilience for over 440,000 Cubans through nature-based approaches.
United Nations Development Programme - Cuba
2014

La Defensa Civil Cubana como Sistema, integra todos los niveles de dirección desde la nación hasta la comunidad, con aplicación de planes y medidas para prevención, mitigación y preparación a todo nivel en todos los sectores de la sociedad y la

Estado Mayor Nacional de la Defensa Civil de Cuba
2020

Like other Caribbean countries, Cuba has adopted policies to relocate populations and prohibit (re)building in coastal zones at risk of climate change effects. Yet residents do not uniformly see such measures as welfare promoting and risk reducing, and

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Amid programmes that encourage Kiribati's residents to flee from future sea level rise, Cuba is offering medical scholarships to compel them to stay.
Conversation Media Group, the
Muy importante es la preparación de Cuba para prevenir riesgos y mitigar daños en caso de desastres. Esto es el ejercicio que se realiza en semanas previas al inicio de temporada ciclónica.
Inter Press Service International Association