Suriname

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This study supports the implementation of the Country Work Programme for countris in the Caribbean, as well as the design and revisions of other critical national instruments including the National Adaptation Plan.

The updated Suriname Country Document on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) analyses the status of disaster risk reduction at the district and community levels, namely the two districts of Para and Commewijne, and pilots the Criteria to Identify Key Actions

Mr.  Adriel Brathwaite, Chairman of the CDEMA Council of Ministers (right), presents the award to Mr. Jeremy Collymore, former Executive Director, CDEMA (centre), alongside its current Executive Director, Mr. Ronald Jackson (left)
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency is introducing a new awards scheme to recognise distinction in reducing disaster risk including the Jeremy Collymore Award for Research in Disaster Response and Disaster Risk Management.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Identificación de elementos para la formulación de una Estrategia Suramericana para la reducción del riesgo de desastres liderada por el Grupo de Trabajo de Alto Nivel para la Gestión Integral del Riesgo de Desastres de UNASUR.
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.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean

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