Learn more


Sustainability Dialogue Supports EWS Roadmap Concretization in SVG

Key partners, including Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Ralph E. Gonsalves, The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), and The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), among…  


Early Warning System Toolkit Re-Designed

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the International Federation for the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are…  


British Virgin Islands (BVI) Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Loan Project

The Government of the British Virgin Islands (GOBVI) applied to the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for financing for a project to assist in the recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction of social…  


Strengthened Integrated Early Warning Systems for Effective Disaster Risk Reduction in the Caribbean

One component of the project strategy is to strengthen integrated EWS at a national level, in five targeted countries through access to tools and transfer knowledge through horizontal sharing of…  


Caribbean Tsunami Information Centre (CTIC)

The goal of the CTIC is to improve all aspects of tsunami warning and mitigation; including hazard assessment, warnings, preparedness and research. In so doing, the activities of the CTIC support all…  


Strengthening Capacity in Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) in the Caribbean

UNDP Barbados and the OECS has supported PDNAs in St Vincent and the Grenadines and Saint Lucia following the Christmas 2013 low trough rainfall event affecting those countries. Additionally the…  


Reducing Landslide Risk

The Caribbean region is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts and various natural hazards, including earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, landslides, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. The increasing…  


Oil Spills

When mentioning the word “disaster”, the first thing that often comes to mind is natural hazards such as hurricane, earthquake or flood. Nevertheless, a major oil spill, whether it is caused by human…  


Enhancing Resilience to Reduce Vulnerability in the Caribbean

This initiative takes an integrated approach to vulnerability reduction and enhancing resilience to climate change, natural hazards and poverty through enhanced civil protection. It covers Barbados…  


Overseas Territories Regional Risk Reduction Initiative (R3i)

R3I covers the English and Dutch overseas countries and territories in the region, a total of 11 territories (Anguilla, Aruba, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos, and…  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Barbados 
Go to UNDP Global