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Cover- Cuba VNR MTR
2022
Cuba's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
Cuba - government
Satellite image of Hurrican Ian heading towards Florida, USA.
When Hurricane Ian hit Florida, it was one of the United States’ most powerful hurricanes on record, and it followed a two-week string of massive, devastating storms around the world.
Conversation Media Group, the
Friendswood, Texas, is the type of community that one might think of as a “best case scenario” when it comes to recovering from a disaster.
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Hurricane Ian first made landfall in Cuba as a category 3 storm, wiping out power for 11 million people. It continued northwards where it strengthened over exceptionally warm ocean water which meteorologists describe as "rocket fuel" for hurricanes.
Conversation Media Group, the
Cover and title of publication
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