Country: Grenada

International Disaster Response Law (IDRL) in Grenada

The study analyses Grenada’s current legal, institutional and policy frameworks for addressing the regulatory issues related to receiving international humanitarian assistance in case of mid to large-scale disaster. Using as a benchmarking tool the IDRL Guidelines developed by the IFRC, the study applied an inclusive methodology combining desk research with key stakeholders interviews and consultations. Based on the findings, the study proposes recommendations on how to strengthen legal and institutional preparedness for receiving international humanitarian assistance in the...

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Enhancing Coastal Resilience in Grenada

Global warming causes sea level rise as oceans expand, causing floods and coastal erosion that continuously put communities in islands as Grenada at risk. At the Water´s Edge project, a collaboration between the Red Cross and The Nature Conservancy, builds community resilience empowering people, restoring mangroves and installing hybrid artificial reefs to protect coastline from erosion, in order to diminish these...

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About the IFRC

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian network and is guided by seven Fundamental Principles: Humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, universality and unity.