UNDP sends experts to support Caribbean as Irma hits

UNDP support Caribbean as Irma hitsJamaica, Turkks and Caicos and The Bahamas to get support Crisis plans activated; support to last beyond initial disaster response

New York, 6 September, 2017 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is sending experts on crisis recovery to support the people of the Caribbean as they brave Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic.

UNDP has activated its crisis preparedness plans in several countries in the region, and will support them both during the immediate response to this disaster and in crucial early recovery activities like debris and waste management, emergency employment and supporting core government functions, if asked. Read More>>