Promoting a Human Security Approach To Disaster Displacement and Environmental Migration Policies Integrating the COVID-19 Pandemic Response in the Eastern Caribbean

Duration: November 2021 – April 2023
Budget: US$456,092 (UNTFHS: $303,292; Pooled Resources: 152,800)
Implementing Agencies: IOM, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Recurrent threats and other shocks faced by Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Eastern Caribbean disproportionately impact their development and their attainment of the SDGs, with COVID-19 further amplifying their inability to attain the SDGs. The programme seeks to raise awareness among national and regional practitioners on the human security approach with the aim to improve policy coherence at the intersection of natural disasters and environmental displacement and in response to COVID-19, putting the well-being of migrants, displaced persons and vulnerable communities at the center of national and regional responses.