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Juan Pablo Sarmiento, Florida International University, Extreme Events Institute Philip Gelman, U.S. Agency for International Development/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) Patricia Bittner, Consultant, FIU

This publication was prepared by Florida International University’s “Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas Program,” under the Cooperative Agreement # AID-OFDA-A-13-00041 with the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean.



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