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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…  


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…  


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…  


Sub-Regional Implementation Plan (SIP) Report 2017

The 2017 Sub-Regional Implementation Plan Report captures the key results under the Multi-Country Sustainable Development Framework (MSDF) for Barbados and the OECS during this period. The MSDF is the…  


PRIMARY SCHOOLS AWARDED IN THE “A.C.T. NOW SAINT LUCIA” CLIMATE CHANGE CAMPAIGN

Out of the twelve registered schools, the Riviere Doree Anglican Combined School copped the top prize in the Primary Schools Climate Change Video Challenge under the UN Development Programme’s…  


Gaps Identified as Early Warning Systems Work Advances

National partners in Dominica as well as St. Vincent and the Grenadines recently validated Early Warning Systems (EWS) survey results as continuation of a process to strengthen EWS through leveraging…  

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