Result area 1

Strengthening capacities at national and local levels in the Caribbean countries.

Result area 2

Facing the challenges posed by natural hazards and climate events.

Result area 3

Working towards mainstreaming DRR and CCA in the public sector.

Result area 4

Strengthening capacities to assess vulnerability and improving communication.

The latest news and success stories

Sharing experiences that help to reduce vulnerability to the long-term impacts of natural hazards

CTO recognises CDB for work supporting resilience in tourism sector

The ongoing efforts of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to make the Region’s tourism sector more climate resilient has been hailed by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO).

Nawasa’s Community Water Storage Project

Schools were faced with school closures as a result of stoppage in supply throughout the state for varying reasons.

Strengthening Emergency Preparedness and Response in Moraikobai

Moraikobai has a history of hazard impact such as annual incidence of floods and droughts which affect livelihoods, health, and safety of the residents.

The Natural Disaster Risk Management Program in the Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference

The event took place in Barbados from 30th of May to 1st of June and was attended by 350 scientists, politicians, designers, engineers and researchers from more than 35 countries

Pooling resources and sharing strategies at the Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference

Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference to be held in Barbados, 27 May – 1 June 2019

Dominican Republic Government Creates Integrated Information System for Disaster Risk Management

The Presidency of the Dominican Republic, acting through the National Emergency Commission (CNE), launched the National Integrated Information System (SINI).

Risk management agencies in the Caribbean created a common strategy for strengthening resilience in the Americas

The representatives of the NDRM-CARIFORUM participated in the sixth edition of the Regional Platform for the reduction of natural risks in the Americas, held in Colombia.

Safer, more efficient and disaster-resilient aqueducts in the Dominican Republic

This project aims to study, assess, and recommend how to improve the country’s aqueduct infrastructure as well as other systems that are vital during national emergencies.

Caribbean Countries United to Reduce Disaster Risk

This past 5 and 6 April, the Dominican Republic hosted the Regional Summit to Exchange Innovative Experiences and Lessons Learned in Disaster Risk Reduction.

Members of the NDRM Programme join the 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management

“The Road to Resilience – Building Resilience through Partnerships”, will gather the most relevant decision makers and professionals of disaster management, contributing to improve capacities and partnerships to fight climate change and strengthen disaster management strategies.