Antigua and Barbuda

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Hurricane Irma traverses the Eastern Caribbean in this satellite view
This blog addresses how Antigua and Barbuda has been able to access climate finance as a small island developing state. While no longer eligible for ODA, climate finance remains essential to help it address inherent vulnerabilities and challenges.
Commonwealth Secretariat
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2022
'Everyday Stories of Climate Change', is a comic that threads together qualitative research about low-income families' experiences and adaptation to climate change across five countries.
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University of Cape Town BRAC University
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2022
This Adaptation Communication is Antigua and Barbuda’s first ADCOM to the UNFCCC. It captures information on the key climatic drivers and their impacts on the country; national adaptation responses; the adaptation framework; and needs and challenges.
National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network

DRR Community in Antigua and Barbuda

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointNational Office of Disaster Services

National Platform

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National policies and plans

2015

The National Action Plan: Combatting Desertification, Land Degradation & Drought (DLDD) is a result of collaboration between local agencies and stakeholders to craft a national response by the Government and people of Antigua and Barbuda to the UNCCD and

Antigua and Barbuda - government
2001

Prepared under UNDP Project ANT/97/GC2/99, Climate Change Project:

Antigua and Barbuda’s Initial National Communications to the UNFCCC including chapter 4 on Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation. Other chapters include: National Circumstances

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Antigua and Barbuda - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

Cover of the Health and Climate Change country profile Antigua & Barbuda: aerial image of a sea front and pier
2020
This country profile for Antigua and Barbuda summarizes available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress in health sector efforts towards a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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2021
Antigua and Barbuda enjoys a strong tourism sector but it struggles with poverty, economic inequality, and unemployment. The country’s efforts to strengthen disaster management is hampered by its non-integration to national development planning.
United States Agency for International Development