Even in this era of social media and digital technology, the tools most often used to assess disasters are…paper and pencils. With luck and at least a few months, the understandable part of those… Read more
UNDP announced its support to Caribbean leaders gathered today during the launch of a new public-private coalition to create the world's first "climate-smart zone" to support the parts of the region… Read more
Following the colossal category 5 hurricane that decimated the Caribbean island nation of Dominica on 18 September a UN-wide Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) kicks off today, led by a senior UNDP… Read more
The most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean has battered several Caribbean islands, leaving Barbuda and St. Martins near “uninhabitable”, according to national authorities.… Read more
UNDP is sending experts on crisis recovery to support the people of the Caribbean as they brave Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic.
UNDP has activated its… Read more
Six years on from the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of Japan has committed funding to UNDP to improve disaster risk information and carry out tsunami-awareness programmes in schools… Read more