Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana, September 14, 2006 (CARICOM Secretariat)- The Caribbean Forum for African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries (CARIFORUM) has secured a grant of €3.4 million from the European Commission to support the Region’s disaster preparedness programme. The project will be executed by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA).
Secretary-General of CARIFORUM, His Excellency Edwin Carrington and Head of the European Commission Delegation to Guyana, His Excellency Ambassador Per Eklund signed a Financing Agreement for the project at the Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown Guyana on Thursday 14 September.

IDB funds disaster risk management projects in the Caribbean
Thursday, February 8, 2007

by Gordon French, Caribbean Net News Guyana Correspondent

Source: http://www.caribbeannetnews.com/cgi-script/csArticles/articles/000058/005826.htm

Georgetown, Guyana, February 8, 2007 (Caribbean Net News) - The Inter-American Development Bank has announced a US$800,000 grant for a project to improve disaster risk management for the tourist sector in the Caribbean and a US$785,000 grant for climate information applied to agricultural risk management in the Andean countries.

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