Regional latest additions

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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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
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2021
This is a comic for youth and adults to raise awareness on the importance of leaving no one behind in times of COVID-19 during hurricane season. This comic has been designed for the Caribbean, but can be used in other parts of the world.
French Red Cross
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2021
This profile documents the projected climate impacts in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC) region. The high vulnerability to climate impacts in the region often drive direct integration of climate risk management into planning processes.
United States Agency for International Development
2021

This report refers to an operation that aims to support the strengthening of The Bahamas health system to meet the health needs of the population by (i) integrating primary and secondary care services that DPH, PHA and NHIA deliver; (ii) improving access

Inter-American Development Bank
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
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
Climate-vulnerable Caribbean states had been facing "three monsters", the pandemic, climate disasters, and an economic recession.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
2020

Hurricane Dorian, the strongest hurricane on record to hit the Bahamas, made landfall on Elbow Cay, east of Grand Abaco, on 1 September 2019. For three days, the category 5 storm battered Abaco and Grand Bahama, causing catastrophic damage and destroying

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre