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Hemispheric cooperation for competitive, secure, sustainable and inclusive ports in the Americas.

Improved Disaster Risk Management for Ports in the Caribbean

The Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP) with financial contributions from the Governments of Italy and the United States and the institutional support from the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), CIP National Port Authorities, HudsonAnalytix, MAERSK, National Port Authority of Peru (APN), Port Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC), T&T Salvage, and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) designed the project Improved Disaster Risk Management for Ports in the Caribbean that aims at strengthening disaster risk management capabilities in Port and Maritime Authorities of the Caribbean and reducing the impact of natural and manmade disasters on port operations.

Consequently, this initiative shall contribute to economic growth in the Caribbean Region by mitigating the effect of natural and manmade hazards on business continuity in ports, fostering efficient recovery and resiliency. For more information, please view the project One-Pager below and/or contact Mona Swoboda, S/CIP Program Manager at

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Important Documents