Country: Bahamas

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in the BahamasDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Disaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/bhsRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for the Bahamas

VI Plataforma Regional para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres en las Américas (Declaración de Cartagena)

La VI Edición de la Plataforma Regional para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres en las Américas se celebró en Cartagena – Colombia, del 20 al 22 de junio, en cooperación de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) y el Gobierno de Colombia, como parte del Sistema …

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Photo Report: Red Cross Carries Out a Zika Awareness Campaign in Gungulung

After the Ministry of Health in Belize recently recorded new cases of Zika, the Red Cross carried out a zika awareness campaign in the Gungulung community. The Belize Red Cross led the intervention, with support from representatives of the American, Bahamas, Guyana, Jamaica Red Crosses and the IFRC. Volunteers from Seattle University also took part …

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Difficult Decisions: Migration from Small Island Developing States under Climate Change

The impacts of climate change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are leading to discussions regarding decision-making about the potential need to migrate. Despite the situation being well-documented, with many SIDS aiming to raise the topic to prominence and to take action for themselves, limited support and interest has been forthcoming from external sources. This …

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