Tag: natural disaster

Caribbean Remembers Storm-hit 2017

"Keith Mitchell, prime minister of Grenada and outgoing chairman of the 15-nation Caribbean Community suggested that the natural disasters the region faced in 2017 were unprecedented in nature, and the year is one that its citizens would prefer to forget." read more

Grenada Ahead Of Montreal Protocol Schedule

“Garraway announced that Grenada is well ahead of its Montreal Protocol target in the phase-out of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) indicating that in the phase out of Chlorofluorocarbon (CFCs), Grenada was able to phase out this group of chemicals in 2006, 4 years ahead of the Montreal Protocol Schedule of 2010.” read more

OECS iLAND Resilience Launches in Grenada

“Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell while addressing the gathering at the opening ceremony of the event said, “small islands are too vulnerable to be careless in issues that affect their resistance to natural and other disasters.” He then reiterated that by working together collectively small islands states can lead in the area of sustainability.” read more

IDA Earmarks USD65 Million for Grenada

“Grenada stands to receive more than USD60 million over a 3 year period from the International Development Agency (IDA) funds available for Small States to address climate change, natural disasters, energy and other areas. Dr Mitchell, who is also the Chair of the Small States Forum, says all this is testimony to that fact that Grenada continues to be a shining example for many countries.” read more
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