Dominica

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This report presents the results of the Sectoral Recovery Capacity Assessment (SRCA) undertaken in Dominica to assess the capacity of the country’s tourism sector to plan, design, implement, monitor, and evaluate resilient and inclusive recovery projects.
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The simultaneous occurrence of the multiple hazards in the island of Dominica in the Caribbean amplifies their impacts and couples with physical and social vulnerabilities to threaten lives, livelihoods, and the environment.
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This seismic risk profile of Dominica, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
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This WHO UNFCCC health and climate change country profile for the Commonwealth of Dominica summarizes evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
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This study provides an in-depth analysis of advancing climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction with a specific focus on how integrated regulatory instruments across different sectors can enhance effective and consistent action.
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This profile documents the projected climate impacts in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC) region. The high vulnerability to climate impacts in the region often drive direct integration of climate risk management into planning processes.
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This paper aims to foster the understanding of systemic risk and the actionable ways of promoting risk governance at local and national levels, while promoting cross-practice collaboration within UNDP on risk reduction and prevention.
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Disaster displacement and environmental migration are among the most serious humanitarian challenges facing the Caribbean. As a subregion of small island developing States (SIDS) which are vulnerable and prone to extreme weather events and the impacts of climate change

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