Tag: Disaster & Risk

CARPHA calls for coordinated Caribbean response to Zika

With Zika being declared a Public Health Emergency by the WHO, CARPHA stresses the need for a coordinated Caribbean response to the disease to protect the Caribbean's social and economic interests

/ February 3, 2016

Zika in the Caribbean: A backgrounder and the regional response

As cases of Zika infection continue to rise in the Caribbean, Caribbean residents have become increasingly concerned about taking preventative action against becoming infected.

/ January 30, 2016

Zika may be linked to deadly Guillain-Barré Syndrome

The public health crisis may have extended even further

/ January 22, 2016

No cause for the Caribbean to celebrate Paris Climate Agreement

The Paris climate summit may have been a triumph for some nations, but no self-respecting small island state should claim any satisfaction

/ December 17, 2015

“Loss and damage” controversy smoulders at climate talks

Small islands push for compensation in Paris

/ December 10, 2015

Antigua & Barbuda government calls for urgent international aid to Dominica

Antigua and Barbuda diplomat, Sir Ronald Sanders, has called on the international community to provide emergency relief to Dominica

/ August 28, 2015