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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Centro de Coordinación para la Prevención de los Desastres Naturales en América Central
Hurricane Mitch at peak intensity on October 26, 1998 at 19:15 UTC. At the time, it was a Category 5 hurricane. (Credit: NOAA/NASA Satellite image)
The Americas Regional Platform had a wide-ranging discussion on the development of disaster risk reduction in Central America since Hurricane Mitch twenty years ago.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
United States Agency for International Development
Panama - government
Panama City
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Panama City

This working paper analyses the objectives and rationale of tracking public investments on disaster risk reduction (DRR). The document also looks into the methodologies adopted for tracking public investments for various cross-cutting issues and reviews

The expanded Panama Canal is reducing water use thanks to its new system of locks and basins, thereby lowering the risks posed by drought (Photo: Panama Canal Authority)
In the midst of one of the worst droughts to affect Central America in decades, the expanded Panama Canal is a model for how to adapt to climate change and reduce disaster risk.

In Spanish:

El presente documento tiene como objetivo medir el avance en materia de reducción del riesgo de desastres en Panamá, tomando como base las prioridades de los instrumentos globales en dicha temática, adoptados por los Estados Miembros de las

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Panama City
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
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