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Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems’Capacities in the Caribbean Region
Documents and publications
This study provides an updated assessment of the status of MHEWS for all CDEMA Participating States (PS).
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Documents and publications
This report provides detailed technical guidance to the Government of Anguilla (GoA) on improving its capability to assess the macroeconomic, fiscal, and socioeconomic impacts of disasters.
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Six Caribbean islands, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Sint Maarten, Montserrat and Turks and Caicos Islands, benefit from an 18-month project designed to build the energy resilience of these islands while reducing their vulnerability.
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Educational materials
This is a comic for youth and adults to raise awareness on the importance of leaving no one behind in times of COVID-19 during hurricane season. This comic has been designed for the Caribbean, but can be used in other parts of the world.
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Documents and publications
This brief provides evidence by examining the performance of cash transfer programs in Indonesia and the Philippines following two recent disasters
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UNICEF's Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office and CDEMA signed a MoU to co-operate on the development of more resilient communities.
United Nations Children's Fund - The Americas and Caribbean Regional Office
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Policies and plans
The policy is underpinned by a comprehensive disaster management approach that seeks to achieve the right balance of prevention, preparedness, mitigation and response.
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Cette étude porte sur les changements côtiers et les inondations suite au passage d’un ouragan de catégorie 5 (Irma) les 5 et 6 septembre 2017 sur les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy aux Antilles. Selon l'étude, les systèmes côtiers ont répondu


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