EU response to the Caribbean hurricanes

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Series Details September 2017
Publication Date September 2017
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The scenes of devastation caused by the September 2017 hurricanes in the Caribbean are a stark reminder of the destructive force of nature. As residents struggle to rebuild their lives following the passage of the latest storms, attention turns to the relief efforts. The EU can help through emergency humanitarian assistance and a variety of funding mechanisms, depending on the status of the territories concerned and their relationship with the EU.

Authors: Christiaan van Lierop and Eric Pichon

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European Commission: ECHO: ECHO Fact Sheet, May 2017: The Caribbean
European Commission: DG Communication: IP/17/4724, 21.11.17: EU supports recovery and resilience in the Caribbean region with €300 million

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