Projects & Initiatives

Risk Management Initiative for the Caribbean: This project is designed to improve the Caribbean institutions’ capacity to manage  climate-related risks. The UNDP Country Offices in the Caribbean implement the initiative in close collaboration with national and regional partners.

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El Salvador: An early example of peacebuilding

The armed conflict that raged in El Salvador from the late 1970s through the 1980s ended in 1992 with the Chapultepec Peace Accords. In the ensuing years, UNDP helped to rebuild institutions and address the underlying causes of post-conflict societal violence. By 1997, 36,691 beneficiaries had recemore

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Hurricane Sandy, one year later

When Hurricane Sandy hit the Caribbean and North America in October 2012 it left a path of destruction in its wake, causing up to US$68 billion worth of damage. It was the second most expensive hurricane ever recorded.   Aside from the economic losses, the storm killed nearly 300 people. 120 omore

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Jamaica: Rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy

When Hurricane Sandy touched down in Kingston on 24 October, excessive winds left more than 70 percent of the population without electricity, killed one person and forced more than 1,000 into shelters. As the storm moved across the island, an estimated US$ 100 million worth of infrastructure, includmore

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Rebuilding Haiti

Haiti, three years later Since the devastating earthquake of 12 January 2010, enormous efforts have been made to help the government achieve its objectives and to improve Haitians’ living conditions. The aftermath of the earthquake that killed more than 200 000 people, damaged or destroyed more thanmore

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