CDEMA and CANPA sign MoU to Build Psychosocial Resilience in the Caribbean

Bridgetown, Barbados April 9, 2021 – The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations (CANPA) participated in a virtual MoU signing ceremony on April 6, 2021. This MoU will allow the 19 CDEMA Participating States (PSs) to benefit from CANPA’s expertise on psychology in disaster response to coordinate mental […]

Strengthening Disaster Preparedness in the Caribbean: A Reflective Approach

When disasters hit small countries, the effects on individuals, families, and communities last well after the headlines fade. Natural disasters are traumatic, bringing loss of life, dislocation, and violence. In 2019,The devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas’ Grand Bahama and Abaco islands revealed a larger problem: countries with the least responsibility for climate […]