Natural Disasters

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Tropical storm watch in effect for St. Lucia

National Hurricane Center: At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Beryl was located near latitude 11.1 North, longitude 49.8 West. Beryl is moving toward the west-northwest...

CDB and PAHO support mental health after natural disasters

Barbados Nation:-  The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) have signed an agreement to enhance capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in disaster management...

The hurricane season – what to expect

Axios:-  It's now officially hurricane season, and there's a lot of anxiety after last year's extraordinary devastation from several vicious storms. What to watch: Forecasting groups including the U.S. government are...

Antigua: Residents urged to adopt ‘hurricane strong’ approach

Antigua Observer:-  As residents prepare for what is being expected to be a near normal to above hurricane season, Climatologist Dale Destin is appealing to individuals to adopt a “hurricane...

Hurricanes threaten Caribbean countries recovering from 2017 storms

GRAND ANSE, Grenada,  (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The onset of hurricane season this week could prove disastrous for Caribbean nations that were slammed by storms last year and are...