Radio Havana Cuba | Cuba's system against climate change characterized as unique

Radio Havana Cuba

A friendly voice around the world

  • Follow Us on

#NoMasBloqueo #SolidaridadVsBloqueo

Cuba's system against climate change characterized as unique

Havana, May 9 (RHC)-- The representative of the World Food Program in Cuba, Laura Melo, has characterized the island's risk management and adaptation to climate change as unique.  Cuba has a considerable institutional capacity to confront a natural phenomenon, among them hurricanes and droughts, said the expert. 

Cuba is hit by hurricanes and affected by droughts. What makes the island different from other nations is its response mechanisms, which are an example for not only Latin America and the Caribbean but also the world. 

She added that the application of good practice by the National Civil Defense of the Meteorological Institute and other centers strengthens what constitutes an articulated task and shares its experiences with other nations. 

The specialist was speaking on Monday at the Havana Convention Center during a seminar for Cuba Day with the presence of representatives from the 37th period of sessions of ECLAC, which began Tuesday. 

The event was held on Monday as a prelude to the ECLAC event and was called From Cuba to the World, Contributions to South-South Cooperation as an example of how to promote integration of environmental sustainability, risk management of disasters and adapting to climate change. 

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
  • Fidel Castro: “I'm not important. It is the six million Cubans back home that follow this visit who matter to me"
  • Eusebio Leal: the public debate on the draft of constitution allows for advancing towards a stronger, more united nation
  • Cuban-American: our participation in the constitutional reform process can help us find the way to talk with just one voice
  • Cuban-Americans need to put pressure on their senators and congresspeople to change U.S.-policy towards Cuba
  • Cubans living abroad will have a say in writing Constitution
  • Manuel Zelaya: We are here to defend regional peoples, their conquests and their rights


  • Max: 19729
  • yesterday: 3751
  • today: 1089
  • online: 122
  • total: 5027735