Establishing Flood-Resilient Smart Communities through Non-Governmental Organisation Partnerships

Date of Approval
June, 2017
Approved total
$1,194,045 ($649,550 through CDRRF Grant; $544,495 from Implementing Agency & Partners)
Partners
Adventist Development Relief Agency, Rotary family of the British Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands Red Cross, Jost Van Dyke Preservation Society
Implementing agency
Department of Disaster Management
Status
Active
OVERVIEW

The project aims to ensure that sustainable measures are in place to safeguard communities from flood and climate change impacts. Project activities will: increase awareness of disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and healthy lifestyle practices in Sea Cow’s Bay, East End/Long Look and Jost Van Dyke; improve physical infrastructure and early warning systems in Tortola and Jost Van Dyke; and establish a community-based monitoring and management framework for mangroves in Tortola and Jost Van Dyke.

Project Communities:  Jost Van Dyke, Sea Cow’s Bay, East End and Long Look