Title

Natural Disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2000-2019

Date of Publication

1-1-2020 12:00 AM

Publication Date

January 2, 2020

Security Theme

Extreme Events

Keywords

srhreports, naturaldisasters, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), natural disasters, impact, cold wave, drought, earthquake, flash flood, flood, land slide, severe local storm, tropical cyclone, tsunami, volcano, wild fire

Description

Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the second most disaster-prone region in the world with 152 million affected by 1,205 disasters between 2000 and 2019. This report analyzes the impact of natural disasters on countries and people.

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Natural Disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2000-2019

Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the second most disaster-prone region in the world with 152 million affected by 1,205 disasters between 2000 and 2019. This report analyzes the impact of natural disasters on countries and people.