Thanks so much to Barbara Carby for joining us this week! Barbara is Director of Disaster Risk Reduction Centre at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and the former Director General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management in Jamaica. We discuss DRR mainstreaming in the Caribbean and how states support each other and leverage their capacities in solidarity, as well as misconceptions about the region and labelling people as "resilient" or "vulnerable". Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @DisastersDecon Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts! Further information: UWE profile Our guests: Barbara Carby Music this week from "Before I Can Fall Asleep" by Michael Shynes.