Managing and Reducing Disaster Risk

Managing and Reducing  Disaster Risk

By Geraldine Cook
April 01, 2010

Latin America and the Caribbean are among the most disasterprone regions in the world, suffering relentless hurricanes, volcanoes, earthquakes, droughts and floods. Tropical storms have intensified during the past few decades because of global warming and the weather phenomenon known as El Niño, according to a study by the U.K.-based Humanitarian Policy Group, or HPG.

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