Caribbean gets smart to cope with hurricanes

first_img You may be interested in… Greater Focus on Regional Agriculture Sep 29, 2020 UPDATE on Hurricane Dorian and The Bahamas Tragedy(GOFAD, 6 September 2019) Since this Blog was written on Tuesday September 3, the death toll has risen to 30 and the extend of the damage is captured in the video link below . According to Dr Duane Sands , Minister of Health the mortality rate is likely to be…September 9, 2019In “Features”PM Minnis urges ACP countries to intensify response to climate emergency(Bahamas Information Service) , BRUSSELS, Belgium – Vulnerable areas in the Africa Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States must collectively and urgently intensify its response to the climate emergency Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis told ACP Ambassadors today. The Prime Minister made the plea while addressing…November 15, 2019In “Agriculture”The Caribbean Reiterates “1.5 Degrees Celsius to Stay Alive”By Kenton X. Chance BRIDGETOWN, (InterPressService) – If there is one lesson that Dominican Reginald Austrie has learnt from the devastation Hurricane Maria brought to his country last September, it is the need for “resilience, resilience, resilience”. And it is not just because he is his country’s minister of agriculture. When…October 16, 2018In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApp Indeed, the Caribbean and its 44 million people could be facing their biggest crisis to date as extreme weather delivers a double whammy to tourism and the region’s ability to feed itself. Read more at: Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Oct 7, 2020 Sep 4, 2020center_img ( After monster Hurricane Irma annihilated the farm sector of Barbuda in 2017, growers got smart: among other changes, they moved their crops to higher ground. There and elsewhere across the Caribbean, as tourism-dependent island nations cope with record-breaking storms and rising sea levels blamed on global warming, the region is devising savvy ways to diversify islands’ economies and boost food security. Another taste of pain came this month as Hurricane Dorian devastated parts of the northern Bahamas. Sep 10, 2020 ‘Step In our Shoes’ – Dr. Carla Barnett CDB to Lend US$70M to The Bahamas and Saint Lucia,… Make COVID Recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and… last_img

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