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The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction known as UNISDR and designated as a focal point for disaster risk reduction within the United Nations system, wishes to inform you that, as of May 1 of this year, it adopts the acronym of UNDRR in order to maintain coherence between the name of our office and its acronym in English. Learn more.

Today’s Weather: Sun 16th

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Temperature: 28°C / 81°F
Humidity: 84%
Winds: Easterly at 14 to 21mph.
Seas: 1.5 to 1.8 metres or 5 to 6 feet.
Sunset: Today 6:46 pm
Sunrise: Tomorrow 5:37 am
Today’s Forecast (7 am): Weather today: Partly sunny to cloudy with a 50 percent or moderate chance of light showers during the morning. Weather tonight: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent or low chance of showers…Full Details

Events & Notices

Jul 1 – 4, 2019: XII International Convention on Environment & Development

Aug 1, 2019: MV Christena Disaster Commemoration
Oct 13, 2019: International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)

Climate Center

CDPMN Caribbean Drought Bulletin – June 2019

EXCERPT

Mixed conditions were experienced in the islands of the eastern Caribbean for the month of April. Trinidad ranged from severely dry in the southwest to slightly wet in the northeast; Tobago moderately wet; Grenada very to extremely wet; Barbados, Saint Lucia and Martinique normal; St. Vincent and Guadeloupe slight to moderately wet; Dominica normal to slightly wet; Antigua normal to slightly dry; St. Kitts and St. Croix slight to moderately dry; and St. Maarten severely dry. Rainfall in the Guiana’s was predominantly normal, but some areas in northern Guyana and French Guiana, and along the south-central Guyana/Suriname border received below normal rainfall. Aruba was normal, but Curacao normal to slightly dry. Conditions in Puerto Rico ranged from slightly dry in the northwest to very wet in the southeast, while Hispaniola ranged from moderately wet in…read bulletin

Know Your Shelter!

You may need to head to a shelter because of a hazard or disaster. Learn more about shelter locations, managers, capacities, etc. Do you live in St. Paul’s parish? Do you live in St. John’s parish? Do you live in St. James’ parish? Do you live in St. George’s parish? Do you live in St. Thomas’ parish?