Resilience defines a community in wake of natural disasters. The hits just seem to keep on coming. For America's farmers, it feels like it's been one natural disaster after the next... Read more.
Remarkable Communities that Create Systems Change after Disaster. A little less than two years ago, Judith Rodriguez was one of the roughly 50,000 people living in the mountain town of Cayey, Puerto Rico when it was devastated by Hurricane Maria. The deadliest storm to hit the United States, or its territories, since 1900 left a lasting impact on the island... Read more.
Policy Developments and Outlook
Canada embraces Dominica’s ambition to become the world’s first climate-resilient nation. Canada and Dominica have had a strong development partnership for many decades. On Monday, Canada made a further contribution of CAD$3 million to the government of Dominica to support the operations of the Climate Resilience Execution Agency of Dominica (CREAD)... Read more.
Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters: In 2019, there have been 6 weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States. These events included 2 flooding events and 4 severe storm events... Read more.