June 15, 2021

European Commission donates $409,000 to Eastern Caribbean

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From Caribbean Journal The European Commission has donated around $409,000 to Eastern Caribbean countries impacted by the Christmas trough system. The funding, announced by the European Commission’s Department of Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, aims to “bring immediate relief to the population most affected by floods,” according to a statement. “Damage in the Eastern Caribbean […]

Eastern Caribbean Flood Disaster Relief

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The call is still out for relief supplies needed in rain and flood-damaged St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and St. Lucia. “We are appealing to CACCI members from the corporate and small business communities to join in the recovery efforts and help to bring rapid relief and badly needed essential items to the Caribbean […]

Caribbean on receiving end of effects of climate change

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By Carrie Gibson/London From Gulf Times For the Caribbean, unpredictable weather and eroding beaches could harm the vital tourism trade. As tens of thousands people suffered through a flooded and powerless Christmas in Britain, 8,000km away unexpected weather was also unleashing havoc on the Caribbean. Torrential rains on Christmas Eve, with 15in falling in 24 […]