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CCRIF and UNECLAC
Description/achievement of initiative

- Development and enhancement of a knowledge base for key natural hazard risks; - Regional studies concerning the economics of climate change and the impact of natural disasters on particular sectors such as tourism; - Decision-making tools which might be developed by CCRIF and/or ECLAC to assist in mitigating the economic impacts of natural catastrophes; and - Climate change adaptation strategies to facilitate decision making across the region.

Implementation methodologies

Facilitate capacity building and to develop strategies for mitigating the physical and socio-economic impacts of 'natural' disasters, such as hurricanes and earthquakes, in the various countries of the region.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF); UNECLAC; CARICOM Member States Sponsored by World Bank; Caribbean Development Bank; EU
Updates to initiatives
Goal 13
Adopt policies on disaster risk reduction and mitigation
Staff / Technical expertise
technical cooperation

SMART
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Updates
#SDGAction2325
Basic information
Time-frame: 2014 - ongoing
Partners
The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF); UNECLAC; CARICOM Member States Sponsored by World Bank; Caribbean Development Bank; EU
Countries
Contact information
Afiya Francis, UNECLAC, afiya.francis@eclac.org
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