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Building With the Next Hurricane in Mind in Cuba

HAVANA, Oct 5 2012 (IPS) - The main challenge that climate change poses for architecture in Cuba is that local residents themselves should be able to adapt and prepare their homes for the...

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Cuba

Living in the Heart of Hurricane Alley in Cuba

HAVANA, May 24, 2012 (IPS) - In Los Palacios, a farming community in the western Cuban province of Pinar del Río, local residents are still working hard to rebuild after the damage caused by two of...

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Haiti

Rural Haiti: The issue is food

By Chris Herlinger/CWS Petite Riviere de l'Artibonite, Haiti-It was nearing the end of another hot, sunny day near Petite Riviere in the northern department, or province, of Artibonite, and Arnold...

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Haiti

DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION du 5/08/2010 concernant l'adoption et le financement d'une mesure spéciale en faveur de la République d'Haïti, à financer sur le 10e Fonds européen de développement

Bruxelles, le 5/08/2010 C(2010) 5286 final LA COMMISSION EUROPéENNE, vu le traité sur le fonctionnement de l'Union européenne, vu l'accord de partenariat ACP-CE signé à Cotonou le 23 juin 20001, tel...

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Afghanistan + 16 more

WFP Aviation Annual Report 2009

To save lives during emergencies, time is of essence. Air transport is the fastest way to get aid workers, food and non-food relief materials, medicines and medical equipments to an emergency hot...

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Cuba + 2 more

Latin Caribbean: Appeal No. MAA49002 Programme Update No. 1

This report covers the period 01/January/2009 to 30/June/2009 Programme purpose: The Latin Caribbean Regional Representation reflects the strategy outlined in the Federation of the Future and...

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Haiti

WFP initiates barge operations in Haiti

WFP Haiti, in conjunction with the Logistics Cluster, has initiated barge operations from the Haitian city of Port-au-Prince in support of emergency preparedness for the hurricane season. With the...

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Haiti

Haiti: Climate change - it's happening now

Haiti on the ground What the world saw as a unique catastrophe in New Orleans in 2005 happened no less than 3 times in Haiti in 2008 when a devastating hurricane hit the Caribbeans. And the worst is,...

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Jamaica

Local voices, global choices in Jamaica

When bad weather comes to Mocho, one of the poorest areas of Jamaica, it brings chaos that can last for years. In 2004 and 2007 major hurricanes struck this mountainous region, devastating livestock...

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Haiti

Haïti - ACTED relève le défi de la pêche artisanale

La pêche artisanale est un secteur d'activité essentiel dans les zones côtières d'Haïti et emploie près de 50 000 personnes. La filière pêche a cependant été très touchée par les cyclones et les...

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Haiti

Haïti : Bulletin d'Information No. 6 - 09 octobre 2009

Faits Majeurs - Construction de 400 abris pour les familles vulnérables aux Gonaïves (Artibonite) - Informer pour Prévenir : Stratégie de réduction des Risques et Désastres - Le Projet...

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