CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference

CCRIF to make US$19M payout to Dominica following passage of Hurricane Maria

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, September 22, 2017. CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) announced today that Dominica will receive a payout of US$19,294,800 under its tropical cyclone policy following the passage of Hurricane Maria on September 19. This payout will be made within 14 days of the…...

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Guyana’s land space can serve as ‘gift’ to the Caribbean battered by hurricanes – President Granger

President David Granger speaking to the Guyanese media corps who are currently covering the United Nations General Assembly in New York News Roon, Guyana – Guyana’s vast landscape can serve as a “gift” to Caribbean islands devastated by recent hurricanes, President David Granger said today as he sought to get…...

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SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries

Chair of the  Spouses of the Caribbean Leaders Action Network (SCLAN), H.E. Kim Simplis Barrow, Spouse of the Prime Minister of Belize and Special Envoy for Women and Children in Belize extended deepest sympathy to the countries affected by the  recent  climatic events in the Caribbean and the US mainland.…...

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Hurricane Maria could cost Dominica billions of dollars, says CDEMA

REGIONAL disaster management and relief authorities are predicting that it will cost Dominica several billions of dollars to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, which struck the Eastern Caribbean island last week, killing an estimated 20 people and leaving the small island nation in devastation....

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Statement by Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith on the occasion of the High Level meeting on Hurricane Irma organised by the united nations secretary general and president of the 72nd regular session of the united nations general assembly New york – 18th september 2017

Thank you Mr. President.   As a small island developing state in the Caribbean with a high vulnerability to the devastating impact of natural disasters, Jamaica welcomes this opportunity to stand with other delegations in solidarity with our Caribbean family affected by Hurricane Irma.   With over 23 deaths recorded…...

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