Community Vulnerability Tool

Let’s examine Puerto Rico’s vulnerability in terms of risk, impact and our capacity to thrive in the face of natural hazards and power failures.

Puerto Rico in the Caribbean

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> Cat. 3 Hurricanes since 1928, 2 in 2017.
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From the Puerto Rico Trench, Atlantic's deepest & 2nd in the world.
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Drought (2014 - 2016) Leading to extended water rationing.
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Sea Level Rise by the year 2100.

Puerto Rico’s Needs in Numbers

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Total Population Decreasing 2% annually
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Poverty Rate 3 x that the US.
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Dependent Population | Children, elderly & disabled (18-64 yrs)
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University Degree : No High School Diploma | Population over 25 years of age

Puerto Rico’s Natural Hazards

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Population living at risk
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Population at risk of floods
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Population at risk of landslides
PREPA data was obtained through researching the press/media. 64 power generation and 87 energy consumption entries were collected between October 2017 and August 2018. USDoE data was obtained from the Situation Reports for Hurricanes Nate, Maria, Irma, and Harvey; 24 entries were collected between November 2017 and April 2018. From the government of Puerto Rico page 'Status.pr', 466 entries were collected between September 2017 and July 2018.

Post-María Power Restoration

Clicking on the checkboxes below you can turn the maps on and off to visualize extensive information related to natural hazard, risks, socioeconomic conditions and access to networks and essential services.

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