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Jamaica: Government approves development of a National Disaster Risk Policy

8 Nov 2018, Jamaica - gov

Due to the 26 disasters that Jamaica suffered between 1993 and 2003, the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service has approved the development of a Policy on National Disaster Risk Financing. The policy is expected to create greater transparency and efficiencies in the mobilisation and execution of public expenditure in risk management.



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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.