Tag: CDC

Guyana hosts successful oil spill response simulation exercise

Guyana hosts successful oil spill response simulation exercise

- March 31, 2022

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) on Wednesday held a successful national 0il spill response exercise, both onshore and offshore the ... Read More

CJIA heads Soesdyke/Timehri clean-up campaign

CJIA heads Soesdyke/Timehri clean-up campaign

- February 6, 2022

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation (CJIA) on Sunday, led a clean up campaign along the Timehri/Soesdyke area. The exercise ... Read More

First of its kind Regional Disaster Management Centre commissioned in Lethem

First of its kind Regional Disaster Management Centre commissioned in Lethem

- November 12, 2021

Region Nine is now prepared to handle natural disasters such as droughts and flood, following the commissioning of a Regional ... Read More

CDC’s emergency response effort boosted with 100 water tanks from UNICEF, US Gov’t

CDC’s emergency response effort boosted with 100 water tanks from UNICEF, US Gov’t

- November 5, 2021

-Bamboo, Lamp Islands among communities to benefit The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has received 100 water tanks from the United ... Read More

CDC receives cash, other donations to aid flood relief efforts

CDC receives cash, other donations to aid flood relief efforts

- July 22, 2021

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) on Thursday received some $10.1 million (US$50,500) and a quantity of food and sanitisation items ... Read More

Preliminary report on flood step to successful recovery – PM Phillips

Preliminary report on flood step to successful recovery – PM Phillips

- June 30, 2021

-CDEMA praises CDC for disaster response Prime Minister Hon. Brigadier (ret'd) Mark Phillips says the preliminary report on Guyana’s flood ... Read More

$86.6M donated to CDC for flood relief

$86.6M donated to CDC for flood relief

- June 29, 2021

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has so far received $86.6 million in monetary donations and 98,188 relief items from the ... Read More

Volunteers make it all possible!

Volunteers make it all possible!

- June 29, 2021

When a disaster or emergency hits one of the most pivotal assets to have is manpower.  Here at the CDC, ... Read More

Canadian High Commission donates $8.9M to CDC for flood relief

Canadian High Commission donates $8.9M to CDC for flood relief

- June 24, 2021

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) on Thursday received $8.9 million from the Canadian High Commission to boost its flood relief ... Read More

More persons seeking accommodation at CDC shelters

More persons seeking accommodation at CDC shelters

- June 22, 2021

Director General of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig says there has been an increase in the ... 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.