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Webinar Disasters in Puerto Rico and the impact on the diaspora

 

Webinar to assess the impact of disasters in Puerto Rico and stateside Puerto Rican communities three years after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the island. The forthcoming publication "Enduring Disasters: Puerto Rico, Three Years After Hurricane María" will be discussed.
 

SEGMENTS

Dr. Edwin Melendez

Jennifer Hinojosa

Dr. Carlos Vargas Ramos

Fernando I. Rivera

Sandra D. Rodriguez

 

Presenters

Carlos Vargas Ramos, Ph.D. Click here for bio
Director of Public Policy, Centro

Presenting: Anticipated Vulnerabilities: Displacement and Migration in the Age of Climate Change
In 2017, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs unveiled the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) program, in an effort to move forward the Commonwealth’s initiative to assist its municipalities

Jennifer Hinojosa Click here for bio
Research Associate, Centro

Presenting: Enduring Disasters: Puerto Rico, Three Years After Hurricane María
The post Hurricane Maria exodus represents one of the most significant movements of Puerto Ricans to the U.S. mainland in the island’s history in terms of both volume and duration. This policy brief examines recent from the 2019 American Community Survey (1-year estimates) that indicates that migration last year was lower than prior to Hurricane Maria levels.
 

Commentators

Sandra D. Rodríguez Cotto Click here for bio
Journalist, Radio Show Host,
Puerto Rico Information Network
Analyst, WPAB Ponce
 

Fernando I. Rivera, Ph.D. Click here for bio
Founding Director of the Puerto Rico Research Hub
University of Central Florida

 

Moderator

Dr. Edwin Melendez Click here for bio
Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies

 

 


Enduring Disasters: Puerto Rico, Three Years After Hurricane María

The post Hurricane Maria exodus represents one of the most significant movements of Puerto Ricans to the U.S. mainland in the island’s history in terms of both volume and duration. This policy brief examines recent from the 2019 American Community Survey (1-year estimates) that indicates that migration last year was lower than prior to Hurricane Maria levels.

 

Anticipated Vulnerabilities: Displacement and Migration in the Age of Climate Change

In 2017, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs unveiled the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) program, in an effort to move forward the Commonwealth’s initiative to assist its municipalities...

Thursday September 24, 2020 Time: 3 PM
 

Tools:

Anticipated Vulnerabilities PPP (PDF) by Carlos Vargas-Ramos

Post Hurricane Maria Exodus PPP (PDF) by Jennifer Hinojosa