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Climate Change and
Disaster Resilience

Disaster Resilience and Climate Change

UNDP’s work in crisis prevention and recovery helps countries alleviate the effects of natural disasters and build back better and stronger after impact. UNDP offers expert crisis advice to governments and communities on risk reduction. Caribbean small island developing states (SIDS) are increasingly vulnerable to natural and man-made hazards that can erase decades of development advances and further entrench poverty and inequality.

Our Goal

The Disaster Risk Rislience Programme aims to support the realisation of the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy and Framework, including strengthening the collection and use of risk and vulnerability information, improving early warning systems, building local capacities to conduct post-disaster needs assessments (PDNA), and support to recovery planning and implementation.

Recognising climate change as one of the challenges which compounds inherent vulnerabilities in the Caribbean and threatens the region’s development, the Climate Change Programme within UNDP's Sub-regional Office for Barbados and the OECS supports countries in long-term sustainable development strategies on the principles of climate risk management and resilience building.

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