Barbados

Barbados

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* Country document on disaster risk reduction will be available by autumn 2014 

Herramientas

Actores Principales

Department of Emergency Management (DEM)

Director (a.i.): Kerry Hinds, Department of Emergency Management

30 Warrens Industrial Park
Warrens
St. Michael
Barbados, BB22026

Tel: (246) 438-7575
Fax: (246) 421-8612
Email: deminfo@barbados.gov.bb

Delegación Unión Europea

Delegation of the European Union to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Hastings, Christ Church
BB15156, Bridgetown
Barbados

Plan de Acción DIPECHO 2015-2016

UNDP Barbados and the OECS: Strengthening resilience and coping capacities in the Caribbean through integrated early warning systems

  • Area of intervention:
     Barbados, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Main project results:
    • Regional harmonization and knowledge sharing for EWS
    • Knowledge of risk and vulnerability enhanced in communities to improve preparedness and response
    • Framework for CAP-compliant all-hazard early warning systems integrated at national and community levels

UNISDR: Implementing the post 2015 DRR framework in the Caribbean at the local, national and regional levels

  • Area of intervention:
     Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago
    • Main project results:

- Enhance political commitment and institutional engagement

      • Aligning of two main regional DRR strategies with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030
      • Promote the integration DRR Country Documents/profiles updating processes into regional and national monitoring and evaluation processes
      • Provision of technical support for the preparation of two DRR Country Documents (Haiti and Belize)

- Facilitate access to relevant DRR information in ordert to informed decision-making for DRR as an integral component of policies and planning

    • Providing key decision makers with DRR information and tools
    • Promote the DRR country document at regional, national and local level
    • Promote results, tools and initiatives at the regional (national) level using different media tools

Plan de Acción DIPECHO 2013-2014

PAHO

  • Project title: Caribbean health services resilient to impact of emergencies and disasters
  • Implementation in: Barbados, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Core Activities: Diagnosis of the situation of health risks management capacity, needs assessment of emergency services, technical assistance, health emergency plans, emergency supplies, simulation exercises, training, preposition stocks

UNISDR

  • Project title: Strengthened Disaster Risk Reduction in the Caribbean through greater fostering of the Hyogo Framework for Action priorities for action at the local, national and regional levels 
  • Implementation in: Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Core activities: Communication and dissemination of DRR tools and initiatives, HFA implementation, Country documents

UNDP Barbados

  • Project title: Community Alerts Project - An effective implementation in the Caribbean through integrated Early Warning
  • Implementation in: Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Core Activities: Safe hospital index, small mitigation works in hospitals, guidelines for medium health facilities on safe hospital index, guidelines for the construction of safe hospitals, training of evaluators

Plan de Acción DIPECHO 2011-2012

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