A major oil spill, whether it is caused by human actions or is a resultant of a natural hazard, can have a considerable impact on a nation or even an entire region.
Crisis prevention & recovery
The picturesque islands of the Caribbean are the dreams of millions who flock to this paradise yearly. However, these islands also face real threats of earthquakes,more
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“In a battlefield, if the frontline is breached, you can lose your entire battle. When it comes to disaster management, the frontline is the community. Tomore
Projects and Initiatives
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 and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. They are highly vulnerable to various natural hazards and climate change impacts, also having fragile ecosystems and concentrations of settlements and major functions in low lying coastal areas and other hazard prone locations. The project focuses on knowledge sharing and building linkages across Caribbean institutions, capacity development, and advancing the linkages between climate change and disaster risk reduction. More
The R3i project seeks to address the risk and exposure of British and Dutch overseas territories small islands by providing a network of regional infrastructure, programmes, policies and protocols to strengthen their capacity to predict and prepare for natural hazards, thus improve resilience and reduce risk and subsequent loss. More