The hurricanes of 2017

Disaster preparedness and response in the Caribbean

Full coverage: How the Caribbean responds to, and recovers from, hurricanes and other natural disasters

It's turning out to be a record-breaking hurricane season, with the impacts felt from mighty Houston to tiny Dominica and Barbuda. 

IRIN's reporting details the context and the policy, as well as the people and politics behind the unprecedented onslaught of of 2017's natural disasters in the Caribbean.