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31 Oct 2012 description

Government of BVI (GIS), BVI, October 29th, 2012 - The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) in collaboration with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Coordinating Unit, with financial support from the Enhancing Resilience to Reduce Vulnerability in the Caribbean Region (ERC) Project is hosting a stakeholders meeting to discuss the data needs for the DEWETRA Platform and how it can be used within the Caribbean context.

09 Oct 2012 description

Barbados has come in for high praise for its efforts in mitigating and reducing the impacts of climate change, particularly along its coasts.

But, at the same time the country's leaders are being encouraged to adopt similar approaches in dealing with the impact of harmful emissions such as fossil fuels.

These accolades and advice were given by Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Christiana Figueres, after an all-day tour along Barbados' coasts yesterday.