Roof repairs begin in Barbuda with US$2million support from China Aid
Jan 26, 2018
The initiative focuses on restoring lives with high standard roofing for homes and priority buildings, including government facilities. The houses of essential staff, such as teachers, medical personnel, civil servants, will be prioritized and eligibility criteria have been defined to determine the selection of houses to be repaired
UNDP Regional Director “fully committed” to recovery in Antigua & Barbuda
Dec 14, 2017
The Building Assessment Findings indicated that 100 percent of structures were damaged to some extent in Barbuda, with 48 percent having experienced minimal (level 1) or minor damage (level 2), 21 percent being severely affected (level 3) or 23 percent destroyed (level 4).
UNDP Regional Director inspired by the resilience of the Dominican people
Dec 14, 2017
UNDP is assisting the government of Dominica in coordinating the crisis recovery efforts, with focus on rebuilding a more resilient country. The organisation has so far deployed waste management and debris removal experts in the capital Roseau and around the island.
Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”
Dec 13, 2017
The announcement came at the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris to review progress made on the Paris Agreement adopted by global governments two years ago today.
Switzerland, UNDP and WFP join forces for the recovery of Cuba after Hurricane Irma
Dec 1, 2017
Hurricane Irma affected almost 2 million people and caused damages to nearly 160,000 homes.
- Nearly all countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have policies to curb violence against women, but region is still the most violent Nov 22, 2017
Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government
Nov 21, 2017
Responding to the urgent needs, over US$1.35 billion were pledged by established partners and new ones, highlighting the importance of South South Cooperation—from the region and beyond.
Charly Alberti is designated Goodwill Ambassador of UNDP in Argentina
Oct 30, 2017
Charly Alberti, who has a long and recognized artistic career both nationally and internationally, has also been, for many years, a committed activist and advocate of the care of the environment, natural resources and sustainable development.
UNDP and European Union support Cuba in the recovery of homes affected by Irma Hurricane
Oct 18, 2017
This support responds to the United Nations Action Plan prepared with the national counterparts.
UNDP boosts presence in Dominica to coordinate UN-wide building back better phase
Oct 4, 2017
A senior UNDP team is now in Dominica to coordinate the UN-wide crisis recovery efforts, looking into the long-term efforts to rebuild a more resilient Caribbean island country after Category Five Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on 18 September.