8 November 2018 | News
ECLAC has introduced a Disaster Assessment Methodology Exercise Guide, developed for the DaLA trainings.
26 October 2018 | News
ECLAC Caribbean carries out follow-up training to disaster assessment missions carried out last year to quantify the economic, social and environmental effects and impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
18 October 2018 | News
ECLAC trains representatives from Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, as well as other professionals working in disaster analysis and planning units in correlated areas such as water, sanitation and agriculture.
25 June 2018 | News
From 23-25 May 2018, ECLAC provided policymakers with an increased capacity and awareness for disaster risk reduction.
22 May 2018 | News
From 23-25 May 2018, ECLAC Caribbean will provide policymakers in Tobago with an increased capacity and awareness for disaster risk reduction.
17 May 2018 | News
Over one hundred Argentinian public officials acquired new technical skills in the use and application of the Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology, as the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean carried out two workshops from 7-10 May 2018.
12 December 2017 | News
The UN Commission recently presented the initiative at the CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference held in New York.
22 September 2017 | News
During 24-29 September 2017, the ECLAC Damage and Loss Assessment (DALA) Team will carry out an extensive Economic Impact Assessment on those islands in the Bahamas which were affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria.
7 September 2017 | Press Release
Executive Secretary of the UN organization, Alicia Bárcena, sent a letter to Heads of States of all islands struck by the storm season in the last two weeks.
5 July 2017 | News
ECLAC Caribbean sets out to build the capacity of public officials in Argentina to conduct disaster assessments, determine their own recovery and reconstruction path in the aftermath of disasters, and incorporate measures to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience.
17 de April de 2017 | Fact sheet
Resumen del artículo publicado en Revista CEPAL N° 121, abril de 2017. Autor: Omar D. Bello.
13 March 2017 | News
ECLAC brings together representatives of national disaster agencies to build capacity in disaster planning and assessment.
9 February 2017 | News
ECLAC and WHO/PAHO hold joint disaster training in Lima and Piura focusing on the social aspects of a disaster, with particular attention on issues such as health and water and sanitation.
27 January 2017 | News
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) have convened a four-day training course in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to improve the ability of policymakers from eight Caribbean countries to prepare for disasters and to assess their effects and impacts.
8 November 2016 | News
The Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean sent a group of experts on 23-29 October and is now preparing an official report.
13 September 2016 | News
An interagency team lead by ECLAC has visted the main sites hit by Hurricane Earl in Belize, including San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Belize City, Ladyville, Belize River Valley, Orange Walk and Belmopan.
1 March 2016 | News
ECLAC’s mission to the Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) will mark the organization’s first venture in Brazil in the area of disaster assessment, and its first partnership with a national development bank in this regard.
16 February 2016 | Announcement
5 February 2016 | News
Peru’s National Center for Estimation, Prevention and Disaster Risk Reduction (CENEPRED) now has an established network of trained staff throughout the country, which may be successfully activated in case of a disaster.
29 October 2015 | News
Peru is among the countries of Latin America that is most vulnerable to natural disasters. As the regional hub for the provision of strengthened leadership in disaster assessment and post disaster needs analysis across Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC subregional office for the Caribbean has conducted a series of training sessions in disaster assessment in different regions of Peru.