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The objective of this project is to develop and implement disaster preparedness policies and plans that are tailored to the needs of vulnerable populations that attend/or reside within special needs institutions in urban centers in Trinidad and Tobago. The solution proposed by the Digicel Foundation involves building capacity of staff and students/residents at 8 special needs institutions across located in urban centers in Trinidad and Tobago to respond to natural or manmade disasters and risks through training and through the provision small scale but vital equipment and infrastructure upgrades.
ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IADB
The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) or Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)-funded project. If you submit a complaint to MICI, they may assist you in addressing the problems you raised through a dispute-resolution process with those implementing the project and/or through an investigation to assess whether the IDB or IIC is following its own policies for preventing or mitigating harm to people or the environment. You can submit a complaint by sending an email to MICI@iadb.org. You can learn more about the MICI and how to file a complaint at http://www.iadb.org/en/mici/mici,1752.html (in English) or http://www.iadb.org/es/mici/mici,1752.html (Spanish).