Latin America and the Caribbean
The poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, Haiti continues to struggle with the aftermath of a massive earthquake that devastated its capital city, Port-au-Prince, with a death toll in the hundreds of thousands. Two years after the disaster, questions remain about Haiti's long-term recovery, given the inherent weakness of its political institutions and its economy.
Residents row past a flooded street sign in their neighborhood in Metairie, outside New Orleans (REUTERS/Lee Celano).
How Can International Human Rights Law Protect Us from Disasters?
April 10, 2014, Elizabeth Ferris
As climate change increases the likelihood that disasters will become more intense and more unpredictable, it is time for the international human rights community to devote more attention to disasters and to incorporate a rights-based approach to disaster management, according to Elizabeth Ferris.
Report | The Brookings Institution and the International Organization for Migration
March 14, 2014, Angela Sherwood, Megan Bradley, Lorenza Rossi, Rosalia Gitau and Bradley Mellicker
March 14, 2014
March 14, 2014, Fred Dews
March 14, 2014, Megan Bradley
January 13, 2014, Megan Bradley
July 2013, Mark Kirton, PhD
April 2013, Goshi Tsukamoto
January 10, 2013, Elizabeth Ferris
December 13, 2012
October 11, 2012, Megan Bradley
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