Restoring dignity and livelihoods after storms in the Caribbean

 Caption: Northeast Women Farmers Group, which UN Women supported to get labour and equipment to bring their farms back into production. Photo Credit: UN Women/Sharon Carter-Burke

In efforts to ensure that women both benefit from, and lend their expertise to the humanitarian response in the Caribbean, UN Women has been working with partners in the immediate aftermath of the storms and beyond.

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Irma, a joint effort by UN Women and UNFPA started the distribution of “dignity kits” containing basic health and hygiene products for displaced women and girls from the Caribbean island of Barbuda, as they arrived in Antigua.

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