Dominica

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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.
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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
Dominica 2017 pdna
2017
The PDNA report covers the damage, losses, and recovery needs across various sectors following Hurricane Maria in 2017. A recovery strategy and summary of identified priority actions for recovery is included in the report.
Dominica - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters

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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

Dominica - government

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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
2014
This document is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of Dominica's status in relation to Disaster Risk Reduction and serve as a reference guide for policy design, strategic planning and decision making.
Office of Disaster Management