This knowledge brief addresses the Caribbean community's concern about the impacts of climate change and the importance of implementing a risk management approach in the region. It encourages Caribbean countries to begin a transformational approach by piloting projects in disaster risk reduction, coastal zone management, and national strategic and budgetary planning. The brief describes an implementation plan that promotes a culture of risk assessment and management in order to guide government decision makers through the perplexity of environmental, social and economic challenges that lie alongside the challenges of reducing the effects of climate change.
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Tags: Climate ; Hazard risk assessment or analysis ; Climate change ; Disaster Risk Management (DRM) ; Climate policies ; Adaptation ; Region IV - North America, Central America and the Caribbean ; Region III - South America Add tag