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Disaster Risk Reduction in the Caribbean

 By George Nicholson and Nnyeka Prescod Op-Ed Contributors In the economic sphere an act, a habit, an institution or a law produces not only one effect, but a series of effects. Of these effects, the first alone is immediate; it …

Reducing Vulnerability in the Caribbean

 By George Nicholson and Anastasia RamjagOp-Ed Contributors The topic of vulnerability is one that has been on the agenda of the countries within the Greater Caribbean, and in particular those of the insular Caribbean for a long time. In the context …

The Caribbean’s Most Vulnerable Coasts

 Above: Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff When it comes to the risks facing coastal nations, Caribbean countries are among the most vulnerable in the world, according to the Coasts at Risk index, which measures the risks such nations face …

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 By Michael W Beck, PhDCJ Contributor TWO WEEKS ago, I was gunning the boat hard for the cut into Hatchet Bay, the “Safest Harbor” in the Bahamas. When I felt the cold air blast of a coming thunderstorm, I went full …