• After volcanic eruptions, floods and landslides: Hopefulness in St. Vincent and Grenadines

    After a volcano erupted on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent (main eruptions on 9. and 12. April 2021), approximately two-thirds of the island is covered in a thick layer of ash. Gradually, evacuation of 20 000 people have started. According to The United Nations, "about 20,000 evacuees on island ...
  • Deforestation in Haiti as possible factor of deadly floods

    Heavy rains during the first April 2021 decade triggered floods and landslides in Haiti. 3 people died and 3 were missing after flash floods hit regions of Cap Haitien and the districts of Blue-Hills, Haut du Cap, Petite Anse, Charrier, Zo-Vincent Cité du Peuple, Fort Saint Michel and Bas-Champin. Environmentalists ...