Jamaica

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2021
This country profile for Jamaica provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization Pan American Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
A satellite photo showing Hurricane Maria approaching the Caribbean islands
For Caribbean countries like Jamaica, it’s important to be financially prepared before hurricanes strike. Pre-arranged financing cannot stop them from wreaking havoc, but it can help a country provide immediate support to the poor and vulnerable.
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How the catastrophe bond market is supporting financial resilience in Jamaica
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2021
This country profile for Jamaica provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization Pan American Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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2021
This document outlines the risks faced by Jamaica and the relevant policies, initiatives, and institutions for managing risk and supporting anticipatory action (AA), social protection, and insurance risk mechanisms.
Risk-informed Early Action Partnership