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Following hurricanes Erika and Maria, the Dominican government is providing 5,000 Dominicans with climate-resilient homes as part of an effort to become the world's first resilient nation.
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When disasters strike, the fishery sector is among the hardest hit. Anguilla and Montserrat have been making efforts to increase climate change adaptation and invest in disaster risk reduction in the fishery sector, hoping to better protect the communities whose livelihoods depend on it.
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Over the past few months, ECLAC, with its well-established experience in dealing with natural disasters, has helped strengthen the capacity of CENEPRED officers, and of national and regional government officials to plan and prepare for such events, reports Caribbean News Now. This month, a team from the ECLAC Caribbean office travelled to the San Martin and Piura to provide training to assess damages and losses caused by disasters...
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The Women’s Department in collaboration with UNDP hosted a workshop this week on gender mainstreaming for disaster preparedness, for operational focal points, as a means of strengthening Belize’s capacity for comprehensive disaster management...
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The assistant secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Albert Ramdin, says the increase in the number and intensity of natural disasters taking place around the world should cause governments of the Americas to expedite disaster risk reduction strategies.
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