Tag: Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

Press Release – CDC volunteers strengthen National COVID-19 response

Press Release – CDC volunteers strengthen National COVID-19 response

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- 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

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- 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

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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.