Haiti Is First Nation to Become Member of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Consultative Group (CG) for a Second Term

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History-making move gives Haiti more direct access to GFDRR and the World Bank, which are critical partners in the development of a comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Agenda WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Consultative Group (CG) has invited Haiti to become a […]

Caribbean Nationals Sought For Medical Tourism Focus Group

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CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 27, 2012: Caribbean nationals are being sought for one-on-one telephone interviews on medical tourism. The Caribbean nationals can either be resident in North America or the Caribbean and will be paid for their participation if selected. Caribbean nationals in North America who may have traveled […]

Martelly Administration Launches Community-based Decentralization Program

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Katye Pam Pose brings decision-making, basic services and accountability closer to the people PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The government of President Michel Martelly, working through the Ministry of Interior and local communities, today launched Katye Pam Pose (KPP), an innovative, community-based decentralization program.   Katye Pam Pose (KPP), which is […]

Ground-Breaking for New Disaster Relief and Emergency Operation Center Boosts Haiti’s Civil Protection Network in the Nord-Est Region

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Initiative is part of the Ministry of the Interior’s community-based decentralization strategy, which seeks to build a safety, infrastructure and institutional capacity network across Haiti. FORT-LIBERTE, Haiti, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Haiti’s comprehensive disaster preparedness strategy advanced significantly with today’s groundbreaking ceremony for a new emergency operations center, disaster […]

The Caribbean’s Future In Renewable Energy Is Bright

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Tony Fiddy, President of Waste to Energy Division and the Regional Vice President for Europe and Africa, Naanovo Energy Inc. CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 2, 2012: “The Caribbean represents a huge potential for renewable energy projects, primarily because of the ideal climate conditions which exist there for solar, […]