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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…  


2012-2016 United Nations Development Assistance Framework Report

This report highlights the collective work of UN agencies between 2012-2016 UNDAF projects in addressing key issues facing the sub-region – the environment, disaster risk reduction, energy, social…  


Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems Checklist endorsed by CDEMA

During the 9th Meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), members endorsed the Revised Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems…  


Lessons from the Other Side: Caribbean Farmers Tour Japan

With most of Dominica’s crop and livestock affected during the last hurricane season and another hurricane season beginning in a few weeks, Caribbean farmers are well aware of the impact of natural…  


Powering Suriname’s Hinterland, by the Sun

Tepu has operated on a power system setup some forty years prior, dependent on a generator and fuel. Today, the village runs on solar power, following the vision of the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT)…  


Water Woes Lessened, Through J-CCCP Support

This project and 60+ others like it, are supported through funding from the Government of the Japan under the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership, implemented by the UN Development Programme in…  

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