Eastern Caribbean states are highly exposed to extreme weather. Advances in impact forecasting and disaster risk financing create opportunities for reducing the impacts of imminent disasters; but proponents of ‘forecast-based early action’ must be careful to avoid crowding out longer-term investments in reducing risk. A study funded by Adapt’Action proposes a rethink of risk governance and an approach to anticipating shocks and reducing impacts in a fiscally constrained environment.
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