Ahead of the Atlantic hurricane season, beginning June 1, Mercy Corps is helping communities in Guatemala, Haiti, and Puerto Rico prepare for what NOAA announced today will be another above-average season, with 3-6 major storms predicted.
Farmers in the north of Haiti are working to build their resilience to extreme weather patterns in an attempt to better protect themselves from the loss of property and crops that often result from natural disasters.
In 2016 Hurricane Matthew struck the Hispaniola coast, damaging water and sanitation infrastructure. USAID conducted a climate risk assessment and incorporated the findings in the design of the USAID Water and Sanitation Project.
The present systematization carried out by the UNDP compiles Good Practices in Post-disaster Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean in order to spread and highlight the work and recovery processes taking place in different countries of the region.
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