World Bank donates $35M for climate hazards

The Ministry of the Interior and Territorial Collectivity, through its Directorate of Civil Protection and the Ministry’s Project Coordination Unit, launched the “Risk Management and Climate Resilience Project.”. This Project is financially supported by a grant agreement from the World Bank to the Haitian State in the amount of 35 million US dollars and will extend over a period of 5 years and 6 months.

With this project, the government intends to strengthen early warning systems, improve emergency response and evacuation capacities. Continue reading

Electricity project for Cap-Haitien

As part of the “Northern Department Electrification Program Evenson Calixte, General Director of the National Authority for the Regulation of the Energy Sector announced the construction of a 40-megawatt power natural gas plant and 16 Mw of solar electricity in Cap-Haitien.

He explained that this gas power plant, which will require the renovation of regional grids, will supply electricity to the communes of Cap-Haïtien, Plaine-du-Nord, Limbé, Bas-Limbé, Acul-du-Nord, Port-Margot, and Grande-Rivière-du-Nord. Continue reading

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