in vulnerable communities by building capacities and improving collaboration and service delivery in southern Belize
From 2018 to 2020, HPPB - in partnership with the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) - plans to upgrade the Hurricane Plan to a Multi-Hazard Operation Plan and provide training and supplies to strengthen response to natural disasters in 30 villages in southern Belize:
Aguacate, Barranco, Bladen, Blue Creek, Corazon Creek, Crique Sarco, Dangriga Town, Galespoint, Graham Creek, Hope Creek, Hopkins, Jordan, Mabilha, Machakil Ha, Monkey River, Mullins River, Placencia, Punta Gorda, Punta Negra, Red Bank, San Benito Poite, San Jose, San Juan/ Cowpen, San Lucas, Santa Ana, Santa Theresa, Sarawee, Seine Bight, Sittee River and Trio (see in map).
The project will also improve training curriculums for early warning systems; strengthen Village Emergency Committees; and conduct a nation-wide awareness campaign.
Provide supplies and materials necessary for disaster response to selected communities.
Strengthen community-based governance and response systems related to natural disasters.
Strengthen accountability of Government disaster response.
During project implementation, HPPB and NEMO will collaborate with:
Start: September 2018
Finish: August 2020
Duration: 24 months
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