Humanitarian Bulletin Latin America and the Caribbean Issue 12 | October, November, December 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 7.3 million people affected by disasters in the last quarter of 2012.

  • 92 per cent of media coverage for Hurricane Sandy focused on the United States, while only 9 per cent focused on affected Caribbean countries.

  • Guatemala reconstructs after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake.

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