On 18 February, Professor Petteri Taalas, WMO Secretary-General, presented a conference about « Climate Change and Disasters » at the Faculty of Law of Geneva. According to WMO, « the 2017 hurricane season in the Caribbean was unprecedented. High-powered, high-impact hurricanes, including Irma and Maria, left a path of destruction, infrastructure damage and casualties in more than a dozen territories in the region. Without forecasts and warnings, the tragic loss of life would have been even higher. » Magnum photographer Enri Canaj covered the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Here Sera, age 13, in the remains of her house in St Croix, US Virgin Islands.
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