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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…  


J-CCCP Launches Cario Farming Game at Denbigh Agricultural & Industrial Show

J-CCCP has partnered with Jamaica 4-H Clubs to undertake the agriculture-based virtual game as this is Jamaica 4-H Clubs’ area of expertise and the Project is already partnering with them for a…  


St. Vincent & the Grenadines Climate Change Campaign Kicks Off in Communities

Three places in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Mesopotamia, Vermont and Bequia – have been the kick off spots for a climate change public education programme being implemented by the United…  


Equipment Handed Over in J-CCCP Renewable Solar Energy Project

Eighty four households in Tepu, located in Suriname’s Hinterland, now have power from a newly installed solar system. The project, officially titled ‘Women Empowerment & Renewable Solar Energy Pilot…  


China's 1st Global Recovery Aid Rebuilds over 250 Barbuda Roofs

The US$2million Chinese-aid funded Post-Disaster Roof Restoration project to repair 250 house roofs toward recovery of Hurricane-Ima devastated Barbuda has allowed hundreds of people to return home to…  


NAP Donor Symposium

Representatives of the Governments of Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines gathered at UN House in Barbados to present their National Adaption Plans (NAPs) and priorities to members of the…  


UNDP’s Barbuda Recovery Projects to Benefit National Economy

Rebuilding Barbuda after Hurricane Irma will significantly stimulate the national economy with recovery projects generating ongoing financial benefit for suppliers and local employment gains,…  

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