The Latin American Flood and Drought Monitor In November 2014, the Latin American and Caribbean Flood and Drought Monitor was launched to identify current and future flood and drought hazards occurring in the Region.  Read more - Tutorial

International Symposium on Drought Management Tools In order to establish a community of practice on Drought Management Tools, a regional expert meeting was held in Santiago de Chile, from 19 to 21 November 2014.                 Read more - Report - Santiago Declaration

Second International Workshop “Development of Climate Change Scenarios for Vulnerable Basins” A workshop was held during August 18-21 in Cartagena, Colombia, to provide professionals with training in the application of probabilistic near-term climate scenarios to assess water resources vulnerabilities in pilot watershed in Latin America. Read more

Impact of Glacier Melt on Water Resources To present and follow up the activities of the project “The Impact of Glacier Retreat in the Andes: International Multidisciplinary Network for Adaptation Strategies”, a two day meeting was held in Santiago de Chile on 3-4 September 2015. Read moreFinal meeting report

Implementation Workshop Latin American Flood & Drought Monitor

A first workshop was organized on 17 and 18 November 2014 to train the Water Authorities in Latin American and Caribbean on the use of the Drought and Flood Monitor. More

Chilean Agroclimatic Obervatory

The Chilean Agroclimatic Obervatory received significant updates and new outreach material was developed. Manual  |  Tutorial

MWAR-LAC collaborates with Ministry of Agriculture on a new project funded by the British Council to improve drought monitoring. More

New Brochures Available

The Latin American Drought Monitor. Download

The Latin American and Caribbean Drought Atlas. Download

Managing Water Resources in Arid & Semi-arid Regions of Latin America & The Caribbean. Download

Upcoming activities

Training on Andean Hydrology,  17-20 November, Santiago de Chile, Chile. MoreRegistration

MWAR LAC - Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Latin America and the Caribbean