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Government To Implement EC$8 Billion Disaster Resilience Strategy

(Dominica News) The Government of Dominica says it is committed to implement the Disaster Resilience Strategy (DRS) in order to guide its efforts in becoming the first climate resilient country in the world.

According to a government statement issued recently, the cost of funding the interventions outlined in the DRS is approximately US$2.8 billion dollars or approximately EC$8.0 billion dollars.

“The Cabinet of Dominica approved of the Disaster Resilience Strategy as an Annex to the Climate Resilience and Recovery Plan (CRRP), which was published in May 2020,” the release said. “The Government is committed to implementing this Strategy…we believe that this strategy along with the NRDS and CRRP will guide our efforts at becoming the first climate resilient country in the world.”

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