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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, September 16, 2016 Through the CCRIF Regional Internship Programme, recent university graduates and young professionals throughout the Caribbean now have an opportunity to enhance their work experience in disaster risk management. Since the launch of the programme in 2015, CCRIF has placed 45 interns at 18 national and regional organizations, investing over US$140,000 so far in these young persons. These interns are citizens from 8 Caribbean countries. 

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, September 16, 2016 Through the CCRIF Regional Internship Programme, recent university graduates and young professionals throughout the Caribbean now have an opportunity to enhance their work experience in disaster risk management. Since the launch of the programme in 2015, CCRIF has placed 45 interns at 18 national and regional organizations, investing over US$140,000 so far in these young persons. These interns are citizens from 8 Caribbean countries. 

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Un sismo de magnitud 5.4 en la escala de Richter ocurrió a las 05:57:24 GMT el 15 de septiembre 2016, (23:57:24 el 14 de septiembre hora local), a 12.9 km (8 mi) NNE de La Paz Centro (23,481 habitantes), Nicaragua, a 21.8 km (13.5 mi) NNO de Nagarote (26,270 habitantes), Nicaragua, a 26.4 km (16.4 mi) E de León (144,538 habitantes), Nicaragua, a 44.9 km (27.9 mi) ESE de Chichigalpa (33,137 habitantes), Nicaragua y 45.2 km (28.1 mi) NO de Ciudad Sandino (70,013 habitantes), Nicaragua

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Hurricane Sandy passed through the Caribbean in October 2012, affecting three CCRIF member countries – Haiti, Jamaica and The Bahamas, although not to the extent of triggering their tropical cyclone policies.

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On April 18, 2015, COSEFIN members and CCRIF SPC gathered together to formally sign a Memorandum of Understanding allowing Central American countries access to low-cost, high-quality sovereign parametric catastrophe risk insurance through CCRIF SPC.

This report was prepared at the request of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) with support from the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to assess strategies for linking the ECLAC Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) Methology to the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA).

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