The projects where the UN Environment Programme Adaptation Unit in Jamaica acting as Executing Entity are:

Cities where we work


Climate information

  • Kingston and St Andrew are both parishes, but the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KMA) is an established management area which includes the Parish of Kingston and the suburban sections of St Andrew (Another parish).
  • Kingston in the capital city for Jamaica
  • Number of inhabitants: Approximately 700,000
  • Main River: Hope River
  • Main relief: Kingston is situated on the Liguanea Plains with some sections of St. Andrew having gentle slopes.
  • Climate: Tropical Marine
  • Average annual rainfall for Kingston: 1447mm
  • Average annual temperature: 28.3ºC

CityAdapt in Kingston

Implemented NBS

Project Videos

Implementation of NbS in Kingston:
Closing Video:
Training on NbS:

Childish games

Here you can find games and activities to learn about how to help your city be better prepared for changes in the climate, and the best thing is that this adventure can be a lot of fun!



Shanice Bedward-Grant

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