USAID Announces Pilot Projects In Indonesia, Vietnam, Caribbean Nations To Strengthen Disaster Preparedness, Resilience
USAID: USAID Announces New Support For Private-Sector Initiatives To Strengthen Preparedness For Disasters And Reduce Their Impact
On Wednesday, “the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced pilot projects with the private sector in the Republic of Indonesia, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and Caribbean countries, to advance innovative solutions to reduce the risk and impact of natural disasters. These projects are aimed at helping the humanitarian community understand how the private sector can make investments to mitigate the risk of disasters; increase businesses’ participation in community disaster-preparedness plans and policies; help reduce the social and economic impact of disasters; and support communities’ efforts to recover and rebuild after disaster strikes…” (12/2).
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