As the current hurricane season moves into high gear, the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) is ensuring that regional response teams are prepared for any eventuality.
Eighty-two more Surinamese youth are now better equipped for the workforce having completed basic life skills and pre-employment training under the Youth to Youth (Y2Y) component of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Kari Yu! Youth Development and Juvenile Justice Program.
Vincentians are benefitting from a modernized juvenile justice system and are better equipped to adapt to climate change as a result of two major projects supported by the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
Grenada’s capacity to mitigate climate change risks stemming from storms, hurricanes, droughts and other extreme weather events, is significantly enhanced thanks to a five-year $9.5 million Rallying the Region to Action on Climate Change (RRACC) project implemented by the United States Government in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
At-risk youth in Dominica who have suffered abuse, neglect, or been in conflict with the law have benefitted from juvenile justice reforms including alternative sentencing, rehabilitation, and reintegration. These reforms took place under the $5.8 million Juvenile Justice Reform Project (JJRP) in the Eastern Caribbean funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Last updated: September 01, 2016