Tortola, British Virgin Islands, 6 December 2018
The training course is designed for policymakers and professionals involved directly with disaster risk management and risk reduction. Considering that the methodology is comprehensive in scope, it is also planned for sector specialists, providing a multisector overview of the situation after a disaster, as well as an economic estimate of the damages, losses and additional costs.
In October 2017, ECLAC was requested to provide technical assistance in the evaluation of the impacts and effects of Hurricane Irma and Maria in the British Virgin Islands. The evaluation was conducted for a period of one week and was attended by a multidisciplinary team of ECLAC staff and external experts. The final report highlighted the social, infrastructure, productive and macroeconomic impacts of the event and recommended actions for a resilient reconstruction of affected areas...
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