UNDP boosts presence in Dominica to coordinate UN-wide building back better phase

A senior UNDP team is now in Dominica to coordinate the UN-wide crisis recovery efforts, looking into the long-term efforts to rebuild a more resilient Caribbean island country after Category Five Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on 18 September. Upon request from the Government, a senior UNDP staff member arrived on…...

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Post hurricane needs assessment kicks off in Dominica

Roseau, Dominica- 18 October – Following the colossal category 5 hurricane that decimated the Caribbean island nation of Dominica on 18 September a UN-wide Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) kicks off today, led by a senior UNDP and World Bank team on the ground. Critical infrastructure—including electrical lines, houses, public…...

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