Strengthening forecast-based early action in the Caribbean

This brief is a summary of a scoping study on the challenges and opportunities for creating a regional forecast-based early action mechanism for the Eastern Caribbean. The study was undertaken by ODI, the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and Ramboll. It involved extensive consultations with disaster risk managers, environmental planners, meteorologists, financiers in the OECS, UN and humanitarian agencies, community representatives and NGOs.