The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) along with the European Union have launched the 11th EDF Natural Disaster Facility in the CARIFORUM Programme. This initiative aims to contribute to the reduction of the vulnerability to disaster risks, and to promote the sustainable development from the countries of this region. The launching of this initiative […]
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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). CTO recently presented the Bank with an award in recognition of CDB’s support to the regional tourism body in promoting climate smart tourism development region wide. In 2017, […]
The main challenges Schools were faced with school closures as a result of stoppage in supply throughout the state for varying reasons. There were inadequate storage facilities at schools; as none of the schools have water tanks to assist NAWASA to provide them with a supply of water in the event of system down time […]
The main challenges 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 community’s main livelihood activities, farming, and logging are highly susceptible to climate-related hazard impact. Despite this, the community has little access to early warning mechanisms and there […]
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 The Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference arises from the regional need to develop a better exchange of strategies, policies and plans for disaster prevention, especially after […]
Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference to be held in Barbados, 27 May – 1 June 2019 Over 350 participants from more than 35 countries and territories will meet at the Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference in Barbados, at the University of the West Indies – Cave Hill Campus’ Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, from 27 May […]
The National Institute of Comprehensive Risk Management of the Dominican Republic carried out a series of training workshops to prevent disasters and learn good practices in risk management. The workshops were organised within the framework of the Risk Management Program for Disasters in CARIFORUM, with funds from the European Union and the collaboration of the […]
Its geographic location makes the Dominican Republic particularly vulnerable to natural disasters. 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. It includes determining which systems and infrastructures are in most need of improvement, a goal achieved through […]
The Presidency of the Dominican Republic, acting through the National Emergency Commission (CNE), launched the National Integrated Information System (SINI), a state-of-the-art ICT platform that hosts information on potential risks and vulnerabilities in order to facilitate research, analysis and early response capacities when the threat of disaster menaces the Dominican territory. The platform is managed […]
The Supporting a Climate Smart and Sustainable Caribbean Tourism Industry project (CSSCTI) seeks to reduce the vulnerability and increase the resilience of the Caribbean tourism sector to climate variability and climate change and associated impacts, while also contributing to the sustainability and global competitiveness of the Region’s tourism destinations.
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