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World Bank commends Jamaica for making strides in disaster resilience efforts
by Myesha Broadie
World Bank Country Director for Caribbean Countries, Tahseen Sayed, has commended Jamaica for making significant progress, in its disaster resilience efforts in recent years.
She was speaking at the “Facing the Fiscal Risk of Natural Disasters Forum”, at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, yesterday.
She noted, that since the development of a partnership, the World Bank has supported Jamaica, with about three billion dollars in financing for over 100 operations.
She said, the forum is timely, citing Jamaica’s role in setting the tone and example for the rest of the Caribbean, by sharing what it has accomplished, as well as, being timely as its on the heels of the recent United National Report on Climate Change.
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