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

Residents remove debris from their houses destroyed by the passing of Hurricane Iota, in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua November 18, 2020.

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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