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This seismic risk profile of Cuba, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
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Carbon Brief reveals visually just how much the world’s most populous regions have been affected by extreme heat since 2013.
Carbon Brief
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Cuba's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
Satellite image of Hurrican Ian heading towards Florida, USA.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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