Prepared in collaboration with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)
This report was prepared at the request of the Government of Belize following the passage of Hurricane Dean on the 21 August 2007. The implications of the impact of Hurricane Dean posed a need, apart from the immediate humanitarian response, for a rapid assessment of the social and economic impact. The assessment was conducted using the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Damage and Loss Assessment (DALA). A limited sustainable livelihood approach explored the vulnerability context of the affected groups and is situated within the wider macroeconomic framework of the country.
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