Dominica

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The objective of the training was to improve the understanding of emergency operators on volcano and seismic hazards in the Dominica context, in order to be more prepared.
Dominica News Online, Andrews Media Corporation
Resilience is a buzz word that permeates nearly every conference and conversation on climate change. Dominica wants to define what the term means by setting the goal of becoming the first climate-resilient nation by 2030.
Devex
Cover of the health and climate change country profile Dominica: coast line
2020
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.
World Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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2020

In response to the destruction of Hurricane Maria, in 2018, Dominica released a climate resilience policy framework to guide its recovery journey in the form of National Resilience Development Strategy 2030 (NRDS). The NRDS articulates the overall policy

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Cover of the health and climate change country profile Dominica: coast line
2020
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.
World Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change