Canadian government supports disaster management in Jamaica

Source(s): Jamaica Observer, the

The Government of Canada has set aside more than CA$95,000 to aid Jamaica in implementing disaster risk reduction projects in projects, reports the Jamaica Observer. According to the report, these projects are expected to reach over 20,000 beneficiaries and are aimed to strengthen the capacity of communities across Jamaica to mitigate the effects of disasters and better respond to disaster events.

One of projects aims to reduce vulnerability to storm surge. 2,050 mangrove seedlings will be planted and train 10 community members and conservation officers trained on mangrove husbandry and protection.

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