Oct 2013
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.; Bastos, Paulo
The increased occurrence of extreme weather conditions leading to drought is a key development challenge. This paper studies how these extreme events interact with the political process at the local…
Feb 2005
Author(s): Keipi, Kari; Mora-Castro, Sergio; Bastidas, Pedro
En las últimas décadas, la vulnerabilidad a los impactos de las amenazas naturales ha aumentado dramáticamente en América Latina y el Caribe. Los desastres ponen en evidencia la vulnerabilidad de los…
Mar 2000
Author(s): Clarke, Caroline; Charvériat, Céline; Mora-Castro, Sergio; Collins, Michael; Keipi, Kari
This report provides an overview of the current state of affairs regarding capacity to cope with natural disasters in the region, an analysis of what needs to be done, and a plan of action with…