Land owners with property along the Nibbs Ghut in Sea Cows Bay have been holding discussions on the installation of sedimentation traps along the ghut to reduce the extent of the flooding that affects the community.
The subject of climate adaptation and mitigation financing best practices was discussed when Organization of Eastern Caribbean States’ Ambassador Mrs. Diann Black-Layne met with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie earlier this week.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is leading a delegation to the 24th Ministerial Council of the International Cooperation Conference and 8th Summit of Heads of Government of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) in Managua, Nicaragua.
Topic: Climate Change, Disaster Preparedness, Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) | Posted By: DSmith
Friday, 15 February 2019 - 5:56pm
Contrary to suggestions made in a news article published on February 6, 2019, the ongoing Sea Defence Project along Cane Garden Bay beach is not funded by the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and is not affiliated with the OECS iLAND Resilience Project.
Scores of persons from various organisations in the BVI joined hands at Long Bay Beach, Beef Island on Saturday September 8 to form a human chain spelling “One BVI” in observance of the first anniversary of Hurricane Irma.