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Spice it up – Sing for Preparedness: It Could be You

It Could be You, a Disaster Song by SNAKEY. This song is performed by Rio “Snakey” St Paul for “Spice it up – Sing for Preparedness”, a disaster preparedness/climate change adaptation national song competition in Grenada. The competition was organized by the Red Cross national societies of Grenada, Barbados and France, partnered with UNDP in Barbados […]

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#actnow. Save Later

Since the year 2000, almost 1 million people have lost their lives to disasters caused by natural hazards. 2 billion people have been affected. 1 trillion dollars in damage was caused. Every one dollar spent on preparing for disasters could save seven dollars in response. Yet, the international community is spending only 1% of aid

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UNDP- CIRDA Programme: Benin’s Early Warning System

Acces to climate information is a vital aspect of adaptation planning, particularly when it comes to creating life saving early warning systems. UNDP is working with countries like Benin in enhacing national capacities to collect and analyse relevant climate and weather data and communicate it to local populations. Benin’s work in delevloping an effective early

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