This profile documents the projected climate impacts in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC) region. The high vulnerability to climate impacts in the region often drive direct integration of climate risk management into planning processes.
The Green Climate Fund has approved a USD 21.7 million project to support the establishment of end-to-end climate information services and multi-hazard early warning systems in Timor-Leste. Eighty percent of Timorese are expected to directly benefit.
Menaced by increasingly ferocious and costly hurricanes, alongside eruptions, earthquakes and floods, Caribbean countries have made huge strides towards developing multi-hazard early warning systems (EWS).
One of the smallest carbon emitters, Fiji was the first country to ratify the 2015 Paris Agreement. But the island country and its neighbours are experiencing the catastrophic effects of climate change unfolding in a fast forward mode.
The reports entitled Migration, Environment, Disaster and Climate Change Data in the Eastern Caribbean are based on a regional study assessing the national and regional data systems on migration, environment, disasters and climate change across the Eastern Caribbean.