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Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. It's known for its beaches, resorts and golfing. Its terrain comprises rainforest, savannah and highlands, including Pico Duarte, the Caribbean’s tallest mountain. Capital city Santo Domingo has Spanish landmarks like the Gothic Catedral Primada de America dating back 5 centuries in its Zona Colonial district.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Santo Domingo

Population (2015)

10,738,957

GNI Per Capita (2015)

$6478.4

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

3.719 tons

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National Focal Points

S.E. Sr. Angel Francisco Estevez Bourdierd

MINISTER

Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales

Sr. Ernesto Reyna Alcantara

VICEPRESIDENTE EJECUTIVO

Presidencia de la República

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Adaptation: Priority Focus Areas:

1) Ecosystem-Based Adaptation and Resilience of Ecosystems;

2) Increase of Adaptive Capacity and Decrease of Territorial and Sectoral Vulnerability;

3) Integrated Water Management;

4) Health + 5 other highlighted focus areas.

Reduce GHG emissions by 25% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy, industrial processes and product use, agriculture, waste and land use, land use change and forestry.

Adaptation: Priority Focus Areas:

1) Ecosystem-Based Adaptation and Resilience of Ecosystems;

2) Increase of Adaptive Capacity and Decrease of Territorial and Sectoral Vulnerability;

3) Integrated Water Management;

4) Health + 5 other highlighted focus areas.

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