Description/achievement of initiative
CRMI aims to provide a platform for sharing the experiences and lessons learned between different sectors, languages and cultural groups across the Caribbean in order to facilitate improved disaster risk reduction.The program's expected overall impacts are: •Greater awareness among Caribbean actors in climate risk management of the diverse sources of expertise in their region.•More systematic collaboration among institutions from various Caribbean countries on climate risk management activities.•Identification of and dissemination of best practices in the Caribbean which can potentially be replicated or adapted.
•Increase capacity for climate risk management•Increase investments in climate risk management•Risk reduction and climate change adaptation integrated into development planning
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS).
Sponsored by UNDP's Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR), the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (RBLAC)