Phase one of the Belize Urban Resilience and Disaster Prevention Project comes to an end
The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Disaster Risk Management is now better able to prepare for natural disasters thanks to a partnership with the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Today, the ministry concluded the first phase of the Belize Urban Resilience and Disaster Prevention Project. The initiative sought to increase the capacity of the ministry’s staff as well as to develop an early flood warning system in San Ignacio Town and Bullet Tree Village. Minister of Sustainable Development, Orlando Habet, spoke about the importance of the partnership and how it aided in building climate resilience in the Cayo District.
Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Belize David Kuan-Chou Chien spoke about his country’s commitment to aid in building Belize’s resilience to climate change.