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The State of the Climate Report analyzes Surinames historical climate (1990-2014) and provides climate projections for three time horizons (2020-2044, 2045-2069, 2070-2094) through two emissions scenarios (intermediate/ SSP2-4.5 and severe/ SSP5-8.5)

Inter-American Development Bank

This desk review recognizes the importance of evidence-based approaches to disaster risk management (DRM), and aims at evaluating gender-responsive disaster preparedness and recovery efforts in the nine CFR Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Belize

World Bank, the
UNICEF's Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office and CDEMA signed a MoU to co-operate on the development of more resilient communities.
United Nations Children's Fund - The Americas and Caribbean Regional Office

This paper argues that there is a need for a new policy framing that Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) investment is imperative that will generate dividends for governments and society at large. Under the auspice of the Sendai Framework for disaster risk

International Journal of Disaster Management (Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center)
Amid the recent fires that burned down thousands of square miles of the jungle, seven Amazonian countries signed a pact to protect the Amazon.
Thomson Reuters
More than 350,000 people living in vulnerable settlements in the Greater Paramaribo area of Suriname will benefit from a U.S. $35 million flood risk management project. The investment will improve drainage infrastructure and strengthen the Saramacca Canal system, the most important drainage system for the central and western areas of Paramaribo.
World Bank, the

This profile provides an overview of climate risk issues in the Amazon Basin, including how climate change will potentially impact ecosystems, water, agriculture, health, infrastructure, and tourism. The brief includes an overview and climate summary of

United States Agency for International Development
The profile summarizes how climate change will potentially impact six key sectors across the region: coastal resources, human health, water resources, tourism, fisheries, and agriculture.
United States Agency for International Development

The updated Suriname Country Document on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) analyses the status of disaster risk reduction at the district and community levels, namely the two districts of Para and Commewijne, and pilots the Criteria to Identify Key Actions

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection DG National Coordination Center For Disaster Relief

This study discusses dynamics and drivers of the Zika epidemic in Latin America in order to assess longer-term risks and prioritise interventions. The transmissibility of the infection, the generation time and large-scale connectivity of human populations

American Association for the Advancement of Science