On 23 February 2014, CATHALAC finished its training course “Mapping and Application of GPS” which offered professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean a deeper understanding of using Global Pos
Between December 24 and 25, 2013, the eastern Caribbean islands of Dominica, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines were affected by torrential rains which triggered massive flooding and
UN-SPIDER participated in the Regional Consultation and Awareness Raising Workshop on Integral Disaster Risk Management in Central America which took place in Panama City, Panama, from 26 to 28 Nov
UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Panama, the Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of P
The Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) organized a Crisis Workshop during the annual meeting of the Commissions of PAIGH.
The SERVIR mechanism is a joint venture between NASA and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that integrates satellite observations, ground-based data and forec
Due to the effect of a low pressure system in the Caribbean Sea interacting with Tropical Storm Tomas, strong and continuous rains fell across Panama, producing landslides and flooding in 5 provinc
Relief has been delivered to population affected by floods, heavy rains and landslides in the province of Panama.
Panama-based CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) is the new UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office for Latin America and the Caribbean after signing a cooper
Since 19 November, a high pressure system caused a heavy rain and floods. Rivers overflowed and floods caused landslides mainly affecting the provinces of Darien and Colon.
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