Risk and Resilience

What can we learn from Nicaragua’s new, preventative approach to storms?

For the first time in history, two hurricanes of category 4 or above made landfall in Nicaragua and Honduras within two weeks. Image: REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Cecilia Martínez Gómez

Communications Consultant, World Bank Blogs

Anna Wellenstein

Director for Sustainable Development, Latin America and Caribbean Region at World Bank Group

Haris Sanahuja

Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist, World Bank

Mirtha Escobar

Disaster Risk Management Specialist, World Bank

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Timeline: Nicaraguan loss and damage assessment process Image: World Bank

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