Caribbean Red Cross Program Transitions
into Second Phase
A USAID/OFDA-supported Red Cross program
to strengthen disaster preparedness in the Caribbean concluded its first
phase in August and will begin phase two in October.
The program, "Readiness to Respond:
Increased Disaster Preparedness through Enhanced Coordination and Community
Awareness," is a joint effort between USAID/OFDA, the American Red
Cross, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies,
and Caribbean Red Cross societies.
USAID/OFDA provided more than $550,000