Approximately ninety (90) in-person representatives and twenty (20) virtual participants (NMHSs and NDRMOs) from thirty-nine (39) countries and key donors and partners in the region were convened with the aim of promoting institutional collaboration.
This regional disaster report for Latin America and the Caribbean seeks to understand how past trends can lead to a safer future. It comes amid projections of an above-normal 2023 Atlantic hurricane season that has already affected parts of the Caribbean.
This regional brief was prepared by the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Issue-Based Coalition (IBC) on Climate Change and Resilience. This IBC is part of the Regional Collaboration Platform for LAC (LAC RCP).
Over the past decade, UNDRR has become a key partner of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO) in the delivery and development of its programs.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) would like to announce the appointment of that Mr. Nahuel Arenas Garcia as Chief of the Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean of UNDRR (UNDRR ROAC).