Climate Change & Humanitarian SOLUTIONS
ENABLING BETTER DECISIONS
TerraData enables better decisions in climate change adaption processes and produces tools and data that enhance the local community’s decision-making process regarding structural crisis and emergency responses
TerraData is a platform of persons passionated and engaged in the study and monitoring of the territory with the aim of producing the knowledge necessary to mitigate the effects of climate change, to preserve biodiversity, to develop local resilience to natural disasters and to take the best decisions on emergency time
TerraData team from our Haiti hub has been incredibly surprised by a little piece of “land” suddenly met in the sea. It is called Caye Sable or Ile Pecheurs Tit-Gonave, a community located 6 kilometres off the coast of La Gonave.
TerraData team from our Haiti hub has been incredibly surprised by a little piece of “land” suddenly met in the sea. It is called or , a community located 6 kilometres off the coast of La Gonave.
Shelters are built by fishermen on a coral reef they expand using lambi (conch).
This island doesn't exist on any map but it is incredibly highly populated.
In less than 0,16 hectares and 50 meters of diameters, we observed 75 shelters and more than 52 artisanal boats.
The population waves between 150 and 250 people, including children. They live on the island without any basic services and in deplorable hygiene conditions.
Washington D.C. - United States