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Wanda I. Crespo Acevedo, Climate Adaptation Program Specialist in support of the NOAA-RISA Program in Puerto Rico, to present to FEMA on Puerto Rico’s Recovery and the Climate Crisis 5 August 2022

Wanda I. Crespo Acevedo, Climate Adaptation Program Specialist in support of the NOAA-RISA Program in Puerto Rico, to present to FEMA on Puerto Rico’s Recovery and the Climate Crisis

This August 24th webinar will increase the capacities of the FEMA’s staff to address the challenges associated with the climate crisis as part of the Hurricane’s Irma and María recovery efforts.

NOAA RISA’s Wanda Crespo-Acevedo to present a Community-Based Climate Adaptation Toolkit at the Puerto Rico Climate Change Council XI Summit 11 March 2022

NOAA RISA’s Wanda Crespo-Acevedo to present a Community-Based Climate Adaptation Toolkit at the Puerto Rico Climate Change Council XI Summit

At the March 17th XI Summit, Crespo-Acevedo will present the toolkit to climate adaptation professionals in the region, to support the goal of climate resilience in Puerto Rico.

NOAA RISA Hires Wanda Crespo-Acevedo, Climate Adaptation Program Specialist 18 February 2022

NOAA RISA Hires Wanda Crespo-Acevedo, Climate Adaptation Program Specialist

Crespo-Acevedo will facilitate planning and preparedness activities of significance to Puerto Rico through climate impact and adaptation research.

Workshop report now available: Building Public Health Resilience to Severe Weather in a Changing Climate 7 June 2019

Workshop report now available: Building Public Health Resilience to Severe Weather in a Changing Climate

This workshop builds on previous investments by IRAP and NOAA in the Caribbean, and provides linkages to ongoing efforts in NOAA and the USGCRP to address climate and health, including heat health.

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