The Dominican Republic, like other Small Island Developing States (SIDS), faces sustainable development challenges including the fragility of its ecosystems and environmental degradation. Exposed to man-made and natural threats, it is both highly vulnerable to climate change and very poor.
Climate change doesn’t always mean extreme events that leave behind mass destruction and chaos, it isn’t always loud, . Often it’s slow and spookily quiet. This is true for the people of Pakokku, in the dry zone of Myanmar.