The main objective of this section is to gather information for the general public , on one of the main atmospheric phenomena affecting Costa Rica . Hurricanes are part of natural hazards that coupled, contributing to increase a variable that influences the development of the nation at risk.

It is important to know what is this phenomenon and how it affects Costa Rica . Thus, to develop a preventive consciousness long term may reduce the risk , as communities and the general population must take appropriate measures to reduce vulnerability to which they are subjected annually as a result of natural phenomena , in particular by hurricanes.

This section consists of an introductory document where the general characteristics of hurricanes and other documents which develops a little more pointed issue .