Caribbean Risk Management Initiative

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The Caribbean Risk Management Initiative (CRMI) is an umbrella programme launched in 2004 by the UNDP's Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR) and the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (RBLAC) as a knowledge network designed to build capacity across the Caribbean region for the management of climate-related risk between the different linguistic communities.

CRMI focuses on increasing capacity through South-South collaboration and the identification and exchange of existing technical capacities. Another key strategy of this program is the documentation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learned in different aspects related to disaster risk management and adaptation to climate change, as well as early recovery in small island developing states (SIDS). CRMI also aims to encourage dialogue and closer engagement between climate scientists and the more operational community of disaster managers. In this capacity, the CRMI focuses on the following objectives:
1: Increased capacity for climate risk management

2: Risk reduction and climate change adaptation integrated into development planning
3: Increased investments in climate risk management.
The program's expected overall impacts are:
• Greater awareness among Caribbean actors in climate risk management of the diverse sources of expertise in their region.
• More systematic collaboration among institutions from various Caribbean countries on climate risk management activities.
• Identification of and dissemination of best practices in the Caribbean which can potentially be replicated or adapted.

Support Type : 
Financial Assistance, Capacity Building
Open to Applications : 
Yes
Climate Objective : 
Adaptation
Administrator Type : 
Intergovernmental Organization
Financial Instruments Offered : 
Grants
Application Time Frame : 

Not specified

Direct Access : 
Not Specified
Fund Size : 

Not specified

Financing Award : 
Not Specified
Trustee : 
Funded by various donors such as: the Italian Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea; Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the UNDP – Spanish Trust Fund; the UNDP's Gender Thematic Trust Fund (GTTF)
Implementing Entity : 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Steps to Access & Application Procedure

Not specified

Organizational and Decision Making Structure

UNDP’s Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR) and the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (RBLAC)

Monitoring and Reporting Procedures

Not specified

Co-financing Requirements (if applicable)

Not specified

Other Eligibility Criteria Beyond Geography and Income

Not specified

Contact Information

http://www.undp.org.cu/crmi/

Jacinda Fairholm, jacinda.fairholm@undp.org

Contact information to be listed with profile:
http://www.undp.org.cu/crmi/en/team.asp

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Last Updated : 
22.03.17