The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) with the support of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) will host a workshop to finalize the Country Work Programme (CWP) 2020 - 2024 for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
The objective of this workshop is to finalize programmes and a plan of action to implement the national and regional priorities of the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and to ensure that the Sustainable Development Goals and the National Economic and Social Development Plan of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2013 – 2025 are incorporated into the Country Work Programme.
The Country Work Programme has been developed based on the gaps identified following consultations held over the last year.
The workshop will take place on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at NEMO’s Conference Room commencing at 8:30 a.m.
The Country Work Programme (CWP) 2020-2024 for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines will be finalized in collaboration with a number of Ministries and Organisations. The main focus will be on sectors that have a focus on disaster risk reduction which includes the Health, Tourism, Education, Physical Planning, Economic and Sustainable Development, Agriculture and Private Sector.
The National Emergency Management Organisation is also conducting meetings with representatives from these sectors prior to the workshop to discuss their sector plans over the next four to five years towards building resilience.
SOURCE: National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO)