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Caribbean rises to resilience challenge

Cartagena, Colombia – The deadly 2017 hurricanes in the Caribbean posed huge challenges but they also offer opportunities to build better disaster preparedness and response systems, a conference heard. With the region now bracing for the…

The Hurricane Season is here!

Today, Friday 1 June, marks the official start of the 2018 hurricane season. Forecasters are predicting an average season with about 13 named storms, six of which will become hurricanes and two major hurricanes. The 2017 season…