32 million people in the Caribbean living in areas exposed to high-speed wind zones (excess of 60km/h)
Across the impacted countries, housing, community infrastructure and the livelihoods of millions of people have been severely damaged
Out of the 15 winning organizations 6 are from Latin America and the Caribbean.
Recovery activities include debris removal, short-term employment and community infrastructure rehabilitation.
UNDP is sending experts on crisis recovery to support the people of the Caribbean as they brave Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic.
The SDGs recognize the virtue of inclusive, sustainable economic growth that respects the environment and strengthens institutional and regulatory frameworks.
New generation of public policies crucial to prevent setbacks.

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Latin America and the Caribbean

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38%

of the population are considered vulnerable

80%

of the population lives in urban areas

37%

of all legislators and senior officials are female

40%

of the people in the region feel safe

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