This project increases the preparedness of the community of Grande Riviere, Trinidad, by developing a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) model, to illustrate potential flooding areas associated with sea level rise.
Studies-Published dateFriday, April 2, 2010 - 00:00
Linking vulnerability, adaptation, and mitigation in small island developing states : climate change and the community of Grande Riviere, TrinidadPublished dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 00:00
Enhancing the effectiveness of information and communication technology applications and tools for disaster management in the Caribbean region
Activities focused on completion of the pilot studies identified in initial research, facilitation of a regional workshop to present the research, and drafting ICT policy recommendations.Published dateThursday, January 1, 2009 - 00:00
Between August and November 2005, nine hurricanes ravaged the Caribbean, killing at least 2 000 people and incurring an estimated US $60 billion in damages. Haiti was the worst affected.