October 13, 2020

United Nations: Climate Change nearly doubled major natural disasters since 2000

In its recently-released report " The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019" the UNDRR notes that there have been 7, 348 major disaster events between 2000 and [...]
June 29, 2020

Flood-prone Southside receives alleviation works

Mayor Bernard Wagner, speaking for the Belize City Council which is participating in the project, outlined the schedule of works and its expected benefits.
June 16, 2020

Belize can receive $1 million Canadian dollars for climate change disaster risk management

The High Commission explained that the assistance falls within the framework of the Canada-CARICOM Climate Adaptation Fund, which is valued at CAD $20 million and being [...]
February 4, 2020

Ministry of Works embarks on Climate Vulnerability Reduction Program

The main objective is to reduce climate-related vulnerabilities through investment activities in the downtown Belize City area.
January 12, 2020

Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology issues drought warnings for Belize and others

The Barbados-based institute released the January edition of its Caribbean Drought Bulletin this week, noting that the countries being warned about short-term drought are Barbados, Belize, [...]
November 10, 2019

University of Belize and Inter-American Development Bank host climate change seminar

The seminar, entitled ‘Climate Change Adaptation Planning for the Coastal Zone,’ was geared towards building local capacities for the management of natural and climate hazards along [...]
November 8, 2019

South African drought situation highlights climate change concerns felt even in Belize

The video, which premiered on Tuesday, showed BBC Correspondent Andrew Harding visiting the Nqweba Dam in Graaff-Reinet to find it completely empty and over 40,000 residents [...]
October 10, 2019

“Caribbean running out of time to adapt for climate change,” says new research

The paper, “Future Caribbean Climates in a World of Rising Temperatures: the 1.5 vs 2.0 Dilemma” written by Professors from the University of west Indies (UWI) [...]