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Japan, UNDP Kick Start US$15M Caribbean Climate Change Project

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The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a US$15 million Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) today, in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius and to drive efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius.....

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Regional Countries Placed Under Drought Watch

Drought warning has been issued for Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, northern Guyana, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago and northern Suriname. A drought watch has also been issued for Grenada while Haiti east-and southward has been noted for drought concern......

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World Bank Provides $150 Million to Combat Zika Virus in Latin America and the Caribbean

In order to support countries in Latin America and the Caribbean affected by the Zika virus outbreak, the World Bank Group announced today that it has made US$150 million immediately available. This amount is based on current country demands for financing and follows extensive engagement with governments across the region, including” .....

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International Workshop on 'Mitigation of Disasters due to Severe Climate Events"

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An inescapable effect of the climate change is the increase in the occurrence and severity of natural disaster events. To deal with these it is needed to not only establish a disaster-prevention strategy and institute various techniques for disaster mitigation, but also, since the climate change is a reality,..............

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