Tag: Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

CDC, CDEMA to begin detailed flood impact assessment next week

CDC, CDEMA to begin detailed flood impact assessment next week

- June 19, 2021

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has held a virtual pre-deployment briefing in conjunction with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency ... Read More

COVID-19 protocols being observed at CDC shelters

COVID-19 protocols being observed at CDC shelters

- June 18, 2021

-Regions One, Two should brace for flooding on Monday, Tuesday Director General of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Lieutenant Colonel ... Read More

CDEMA to begin detailed damage assessment next week

CDEMA to begin detailed damage assessment next week

- June 17, 2021

—about 30 technical officials to arrive Approximately 30 technical officials from the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) are set ... Read More

Press Release – CDC volunteers strengthen National COVID-19 response

Press Release – CDC volunteers strengthen National COVID-19 response

- October 27, 2020

Participants of the Civil Defence Commission’s Volunteer Emergency Response Team (CDC VERT) have been integral in the response to the ... Read More

CDC receives COVID-19 relief donations

CDC receives COVID-19 relief donations

- August 6, 2020

- 46,250 rapid test kits, 316,000 surgical masks amongst the medical donations DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 6, 2020 Last evening, ... Read More

More assistance for the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

More assistance for the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

- October 4, 2019

– CDC receives almost $2M cheque from GBTI DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 4, 2019 As the Government of Guyana continues ... Read More

Workshop hosted to advance national disaster risk management work programme

Workshop hosted to advance national disaster risk management work programme

- August 30, 2018

─ Over 35 representatives from government agencies benefitted ─ emphasis placed on strengthening institutional arrangements, public awareness and knowledge enhancement  ... Read More

Education Ministry launches Model Safe School programme – creating safer, greener institutions

Education Ministry launches Model Safe School programme – creating safer, greener institutions

- November 6, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Monday, November 6, 2017 In an effort to create safer and greener educational institutions, a Model Safe School ... Read More

Bridge gaps to address water and waste management – CEDMA Executive Director

Bridge gaps to address water and waste management – CEDMA Executive Director

- October 17, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 The Caribbean must bridge existing fundamental gaps if it is to effectively address the ... Read More

CDC establishes Regional Disaster Risk Management in Region Three

CDC establishes Regional Disaster Risk Management in Region Three

- July 19, 2016

Georgetown, GINA, July 19, 2016 The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) continues to implement Regional Disaster Risk Management Systems (RDRMS) across ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.