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The Caribbean Risk Management Initiative
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.

Implementation methodologies

•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

Partner(s)

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)
Updates to initiatives
Goal 11
Goal 17
Other, please specify
Funded by various donors
Other, please specify
Funded by various donors such as: the Italian Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea; Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the UNDP – Spanish Trust Fund; the UNDP's Gender Thematic Trust Fund (GTTF); and UNDP core funding from the Regional Bureau for

SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
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Basic information
Time-frame: 2014 - 2015
Partners
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)
Countries
Contact information
Jacinda Fairholm, Program Manager, jacinda.fairholm@undp.org
United Nations