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The Caribbean: New Disaster Preparedness Action Plan

GOES-13 satellite captured this image of clouds over the Caribbean

The European Commission re-affirmed its commitment to disaster risk reduction in the Caribbean by launching the Disaster Preparedness (DIPECHO) action plan 2013-2014.

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Publishing Date: 
lun, 03/02/2014 - 14:26
latitude: 
18.0179
longitude: 
-79.8926

CDEMA publishes situation report on the Matthieu Dam's collapse

In the early morning of July 28, 2011, Dominica's Matthieu Dam was breached, damaging infrastructure downstream in the Layou River valley.

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Publishing Date: 
mié, 17/08/2011 - 12:18
latitude: 
15.415
longitude: 
-61.371

Satellite Images Used in Advancing Disaster Management

The Virgin Islands, through the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), has been selected for a project in the Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot

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Publishing Date: 
mar, 08/03/2011 - 15:50
latitude: 
44.2767
longitude: 
-85.8748

From Preparation to Response: Coastal Decision Support during the Caribbean Hurricane Season 2010 with RADARSAT-2

By Aube et al., posted on December 28th, 2010 in earthzine, Disasters, Earth Observation, Featured Article

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Publishing Date: 
mar, 25/01/2011 - 12:52
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24.3575
longitude: 
-77.1945

5th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management

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06/12/2010 - 10/12/2010

The Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management is celebrating five (5) years as the signature disaster management event in the region.

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