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  • Roof repairs begin in Barbuda with US$2million support from China Aid
    Feb 2, 2018

    In support of national efforts undertaken to repair affected buildings in Barbuda, the first roofing repairs with China Aid Post Disaster Restoration initiative kicked off, led by the Antigua and Barbuda’s National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • UNDP Regional Director “fully committed” to recovery in Antigua & Barbuda
    Dec 14, 2017

    In her first Mission to Antigua and Barbuda after Hurricane Irma, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Jessica Faieta showed a strong commitment to support recovery efforts in Barbuda.

  • PACES Project Launches 50kW Solar Photovoltaic System at the Belle Isle Correctional Facility
    May 8, 2017

    The GEF/UNDP Promoting Access to Clean Energy Services in St Vincent and the Grenadines (PACES) Project, launched a 50kW Solar Photovoltaic system at the Belle Isle Correctional Facility on Tuesday May 2, 2017.

  • UNDP Provides Climate Change Training to Regional Journalists
    May 1, 2017

    The Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) provided climate change training to more than thirty journalists from across the region.

  • Teaching Self-Sufficiency to Women after Layou Disaster
    May 6, 2016

    The disaster caused serious damage to infrastructure, property and livelihoods for the residents of Layou particularly. Farmers were affected as the roads leading to their farms were destroyed prompting them to seek alternative routes which resulted in transportation costs. The fisher folk community was also severely affected by the disaster. Their loss included damage to boats, fishing equipment, and their fishing area was destroyed by silt and debris from the disaster.

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