The DGODT is a governmental institution, part of the Economy, Planning and Development Secretary.
The National Emergency Commission’s main goal is to ensure and appropriate response and management of disasters caused by floods, earthquakes, storms, hurricanes, fires, shortage, inadequate
The Dominican Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ mission is to promote a foreign policy in favour of the national interests of the Dominican Republic, oriented to the defence and safeguard of its s
UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for th
The member states of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) now have a model flood risk reduction system in place, which can contribute to protecting the lives and property of p
Last week 19 persons from various government entities on Sint Maarten (17), Anguilla (1) and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) (1) took part in part two of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) a
GeoSUR, a Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) open access and web-based initiative for geospatial data-sharing, has received a boost at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi (12-15 December).
After a two-week period without any named storms, the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season revived in late October with the arrival of Hurricane Rina.
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite called "TRMM" and NASA's Aqua satellite captured radar and temperature data that showed Tropical Storm Rina forming in the western Car
During the first two weeks of September, and the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season, NASA satellites were keeping tabs on a number of tropical systems.
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