To insulate vulnerable communities from floods and restore wetlands, Colombia promotes the use of recycled materials, suspended gardens and climate-smart agriculture.
At UNDP we deliver platforms and systems to achieve sustainable development, or, in baseball terms, to "score runs" vis-à-vis the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Protecting indigenous peoples’ access to ancestral territories helps everyone breathe easier
In the British Virgin Islands the hurricanes destroyed or caused severe damage to nearly 36 percent of nearly 7,000 houses.
Six months ago, on 18 September 2017, Category 5 Hurricane Maria struck Dominica wreaking unimaginable disaster.
Bridging the humanitarian needs with long-term development for a more resilient Dominica

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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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