Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley
The Prime Ministers of Barbados and Saint Lucia, and the heads of FAO, UNEP and WMO, joined UNDRR to launch the first regional Early Warnings For All Initiative in the Caribbean.
Regional Launch of the Early Warnings for All Initiative (EW4ALL) for the Caribbean
While I wish I could be with you in person, I am delighted to send this message for the first regional launch of the Early Warnings for All initiative. I thank Barbados, CARICOM and the Caribbean Disaster Management Agency for hosting and organizing.
Regional Launch of the Early Warnings for All Initiative (EW4ALL) for the Caribbean
The “Regional Launch of the Early Warnings for All Initiative (EW4ALL) for the Caribbean” aims to drive coordinated political action towards strengthening multi-hazard early warning systems.
Speightstown, Barbados
UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged all countries to achieve 100 per cent coverage of their populations by early warning systems within the next five years.
Hurricane in the Caribbean
The chance of a deadly Caribbean hurricane clashing with the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic remains slim but many countries are bracing for a two-tier crisis as they grapple with complicated logistics, limited resources and scant supplies. Training
Panel members at the CREWS side event at the UNESCO Tsunami Symposium
Climate Risk and Early Warnings System (CREWS) hosted a session on lessons learned from the devastatiing effects of the 2017 hurricane season in the Caribbean. Early warning systems for the region are under review ahead of this year's season which starts on June 1.

ISDR Thematic Platform for Knowledge and Education 2012:

This desk review revisits existing reports about all aspects of school safety, gathered from 81 countries, and refers to the key advocacy and guidance documents for school safety of the past 7

Small Island Developing States will this week seek to plot a course to a safer and more resilient future as part of their preparations for a major conference next year. The Inter-regional preparatory meeting for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), which opens today in Bridgetown, Barbados, brings together nations from the three SIDS regions – Caribbean, Pacific and the Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean South China Seas (AIMS) – to forge the way forward.
As the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season kicks off, all 16 member governments of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) have committed for the sixth year in a row to renew their hurricane and earthquake insurance for 2012-2013 and earned themselves a 25% premium rebate.
Morphology of Kick'em Jenny volcano, as revealed by a multi-beam survey by the NOAA Ship Ron Brown in March 2002. The survey shows that the modern cone of the volcano is nested within a larger horseshoe-shaped depression formed by slope failure. (Photo / NOAA)
The magnitude 4.0 earthquake recorded off the coast of Antigua on 11 May is "a warning that the Caribbean should prepare for a much more severe earthquake to come," says a leading expert.