Building shock-responsive social protection in the Caribbean's

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Humanitarian Talks


Many countries in the Caribbean have signalled their interest in making social protection systems more responsive to shocks, strengthening what exists to reach and assist vulnerable and affected populations. The international community, including UN agencies like the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), and international financial institutions have partnered with several governments across the Caribbean so that social protection systems are better prepared to respond to the shocks and disasters that will inevitably occur in the future. The proposed Talk aims at highlight the experiences of national governments in using and strengthening national social protection in response to pandemic and showcase the importance of partnership with international financial institutions like the World Bank in scaling up efforts.