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CREWS in the Caribbean
The CREWS Caribbean initiative’s purpose is to support Caribbean countries in their efforts to increase their weather and climate services and to generate and communicate effective, impact-based and gender-responsive MHEWS and risk information.
Urban garden planting in Mexico City
Mexico City has built a comprehensive risk governance system enabling it to scale up climate resilience action across the metropolitan area
 Regional Early Warning Systems Consortium (REWSC) Meeting
The REWSC is an excellent study case of governance mechanisms on how regional and global organizations coordinate actions aiming to increase the efficiency of EWS with a multi-hazard approach in the context of systemic risk and complexity.
Concept Note - Catalysing a decade of disaster preparedness action in Latin America and the Caribbean
The European Union, through its Disaster Preparedness Programme (DP) under the Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO), has invested more than 321 million euros in 34 countries.
RP23 Concept note
Uruguay has proposed to give a relevant space during PR23 to the topics of science, technology, and early warning systems (Target G of the Sendai Framework), under the slogan “Science and Technology for the Comprehensive Management of Disaster Risk”.
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The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) and the International Health Regulations (WHO, 2005) include biological hazards, such as the SARS-CoV-2 virus, among the major sources of risks for the 21st century.  While COVID-19, the

CSSI signature
The Sint Maarten Declaration replaced the Antigua & Barbuda Declaration signed in 2017 and updated in 2019.
CSSI 3rd Ministerial Forum
The CSSI is the Caribbean’s contribution to the Worldwide-Initiative on Safe Schools (WISS) and promotes the partnership for advancing safe school implementation.
Caribbean Safe School Initiative
The Third Caribbean Safe School Initiative Ministerial Forum, which will be taking place in Sint Maarten from 28 to 30 June 2022, has recognized youth as a key partner in advancing resilience and reducing risk.
Wildfires in Latin America
In the framework of this Coalition, and in response to the increasing intensity of wildfires in the region, a taskforce has been formed to analyse and articulate a coherent approach to the issue of wildfires, providing tools and resources.