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Innovation in Post-Disaster Data Collection: From the Caribbean to the World

The United Nations Development Programme is leading the way in helping Caribbean countries recover and rebuild for the long term. And they’re using innovative means to do it.  


UN COVID-19 Assessment for BVI recommends path to recovery

‘Expanded income support, the provision of liquidity for small businesses to preserve jobs and the design and implementation of gender responsive social policy’ are just three of the recommendations…  


India-UN Partnership Fund provides 5 ventilators to Government of Antigua & Barbuda

This is one part of an India-UN Partnership Fund US$1 million project to strengthen national health capacities and reduce the negative socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Antigua and…  


UN COVID-19 Assessment for Barbados proposes low-cost Internet for recovery

Greater support for the informal sector and expanding social protection systems are just two of the recommendations outlined in the new UN Human and Economic Impact AssessmenT (HEAT) Report for…  


COVID-19 Impact Assessment for Anguilla

A combination of enhanced social protection investment, government guarantees to catalyse liquidity support for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) and the establishment of a shelter for…  


Award of Complementary Climate Funding to 5 Caribbean Governments

The EnGenDER programme is helping the Caribbean to access climate finance as many applications are rejected due to the lack of data and the need for more detailed technical information.  


UNDP provides protective equipment to gender-based violence frontline workers

The Ministry of Social Development, Housing & Community Empowerment and the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs are now better equipped to respond to the needs of communities across Grenada impacted…  


Eastern Caribbean Human and Economic Impact Assessments

The report outlines a number of recommendations including: expanding the time frame for COVID-19 related unemployment benefits and covering the newly unemployed.  


Social Protection Critical to the COVID-19 Response says United Nations

Improving social protection systems through policies that empower the vulnerable and reduce inequality is paramount for sustainable development in a post-COVID-19 world.  


Launch of e-Series on Post-COVID-19 Economic Response

As the region faces unprecedented levels of unemployment, reduced revenues and loss of foreign direct investment due to the COVID-19 crisis, the United Nations Sub-Regional Team for Barbados and the…  

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