Category Archives: Latin America

Hurricane Matthew and Haiti’s Devastating October Hurricanes – Exporing a Potential New Correlation

As of October 2, 2016, Hurricane Matthew is poised to impact the vulnerable and disaster-prone nation of Haiti, targeting the island nation with the most dangerous north-east quadrant of its 140 mile-per-hour Category 4 winds. October hurricanes, when they have … Continue reading

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Global Linchpin: Brazil’s Tenuous Water Supply Chains

If the Earth’s entire fresh water supply were parceled out into drinking glasses, one out of every five of those glasses would be Brazilian in origin. Yet despite being the steward of20% of the Earth’s freshwater supply, Brazil is “very … Continue reading

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Operational Implications of the Emerging El Nino

For international security analysts, humanitarian operations planners, and humanitarian logisticians, the ability to identify emerging global hot spots is crucial. Over the coming months, areas such as Syria, the Crimea, Venezuela, Sudan, and the Central African Republic will no doubt … Continue reading

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5 Looming Food Security Disasters

Referenced by the Center for Climate and Security In a guest post for Devex, I offer the hypothesis to the international relief and development communitiy suggesting that emerging food security crises are a proxy for projecting looming humanitarian operations, projects, and … Continue reading

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