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This report presents the results of the SRCA undertaken in Antigua and Barbuda to assess the capacity of the country’s agriculture sector to plan, design, implement, monitor, and evaluate resilient and inclusive recovery projects.
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This seismic risk profile of Antigua and Barbuda, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
Hurricane Florence seen from Space in September 2018
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The Antigua and Barbuda Department of Environment has been working with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to roll out a revolving loans programme, which allows residents to obtain low-interest loans for hurricane-proofing their homes.
United Nations Environment Programme
CREWS in the Caribbean
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A successful 3,5-year project in the Caribbean has demonstrated the benefits of strong collaboration between development agencies and local partner and of better weather, water and climate services to save lives and livelihoods of vulnerable communities.
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
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This note presents examples of result chains for project teams working on disaster risk management (DRM)-related operations to obtain the gender tag, focusing on exposure and vulnerability, preparedness, and coping capacity.
Hurricane Irma traverses the Eastern Caribbean in this satellite view
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This blog addresses how Antigua and Barbuda has been able to access climate finance as a small island developing state. While no longer eligible for ODA, climate finance remains essential to help it address inherent vulnerabilities and challenges.
Commonwealth Secretariat
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'Everyday Stories of Climate Change', is a comic that threads together qualitative research about low-income families' experiences and adaptation to climate change across five countries.
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This Adaptation Communication is Antigua and Barbuda’s first ADCOM to the UNFCCC. It captures information on the key climatic drivers and their impacts on the country; national adaptation responses; the adaptation framework; and needs and challenges.

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