The EKACDM Initiative is a five-year project
whose Ultimate Outcome is the implementation
of the CARICOM Enhanced Comprehensive Disater
Management (CDM) Framework (2007) to reduce
the impacts of natural and technological
hazards, and the effect of climate change,
on men, women, and children in the region.
The Initiative, which commenced in September
2013, will establish an effective mechanism
and programme to manage knowledge in CDM, which is Priority Outcome 2 of the CDM Strategy of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA).
There are three key outcomes of the Initiative.