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Hurricanes Irma and Maria: One Year On


Dominica: Striving Towards Climate Resilience

The Prime Minister of Dominica described living through the 2017 hurricane season as being on the frontline in war against climate change and has committed to making Dominica a climate resilient…  


"Declaration of Panama" reaffirms Latin America and the Caribbean official´s commitment to reduce inequalities

In the Declaration, regional authorities agreed to: i. Expand universal social protection systems; ii. Act and pay special attention to indigenous peoples and populations of African descent by taking…  


CDEMA, IFRC and UNDP launched Early Warning toolkit

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…  


VI Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

The sixth session of the Regional Platform represents an opportunity for Member States to share experiences, build their capacities, transfer knowledge and show successes related to disaster risk…  


Integrating disaster risk reduction and climate action for resilience | Matilde Mordt and Ronald Jackson

Partnerships like the one between UNDP and CDEMA are crucial to success in building capacity that leads to a solid platform to build resilience from.  

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