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Jeanne’s Story: Working to Fight Fear in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

The story following Hurricane Maria is more than the overwhelming impact on the country and its people, but also about recovery, community resilience and self help.  


Belize & Guyana Initiate NAP Process

Stakeholders, government representatives and development partners recently gathered to take Belize and Guyana one step closer to the finalization of their National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).  


CEDAW Follow-Up Workshop

As a follow-up to the combined fifth to eighth periodic CEDAW reviews of Barbados, the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the OECS, in collaboration with the ‘Institute of Gender…  


Belize Initiates National Adaptation Plan Process

Stakeholders, government representatives and development partners yesterday gathered to take Belize one step closer to the finalization of their National Adaptation Plan (NAP).  


Guyana Initiates National Adaptation Plan Process

Stakeholders, government representatives and development partners today gathered to take Guyana one step closer to the finalization of their National Adaptation Plan (NAP).  


“With Her: A Skilled Girl Force”, International Day of the Girl 2018

Barbados and countries in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States are being called on to work alongside all girls to expand learning opportunities, chart new pathways and rethink how to prepare…  


Dominican Communities' Access to Water Boosted by Provision of 2,000 Gallon Water Truck

The United Nations Development Programme’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP) officially handed over a water truck to the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica.  


US$25 mil mobilized to boost preparedness in hurricane-affected Caribbean

One year after hurricanes Irma and Maria wrought havoc, countries to continue to build back better, reducing risks with an ongoing hurricane season  


Eight Thousand Discarded Plastic Bottles Repurposed in Sustainable Agriculture Project

Over the past eleven months, four primary schools namely: O.S. De Hulp, O.S. II Tamanredjo, H.M. Bielkeschool and Shri Vasudev school, in the district of Commewijne, Suriname, were involved in a…  


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…  

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