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Caribbean: Drought - Feb 2010

Status
Past
Countries
Barbados
+ 5 more
Disaster types
Drought

Since January 2010 several Caribbean countries have been experiencing severe water shortages due to the lack of rain which is also affecting the agricultural sector. The Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology in Saint James, Barbados, has issued drought alerts for the south-eastern Caribbean (IFRC, 19 Feb 2010).