Tag: CDC

Guyana to test oil spill response capability at Exercise Tradewinds – CDC

Guyana to test oil spill response capability at Exercise Tradewinds – CDC

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- February 25, 2021

Guyana would be testing its capacity to respond to an oil spill at Exercise Tradewinds which is slated for June ... Read More

Minister Benn and team conduct earthquake assessment in Sawariwau, Katoonarib

Minister Benn and team conduct earthquake assessment in Sawariwau, Katoonarib

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- February 7, 2021

- allays residents’ fears about aftershocks Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn has dispelled the fears of residents in ... Read More

CDC, stakeholders partnering to boost Guyana’s disaster recovery capacity

CDC, stakeholders partnering to boost Guyana’s disaster recovery capacity

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- January 16, 2021

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has partnered with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the World Bank through the ... Read More

CDC reports on flood situation across regions

CDC reports on flood situation across regions

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- January 10, 2021

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) says 17 communities were affected by flooding during the period January 1 – 9. This ... Read More

Great Troolie Island residents receive cleaning supplies

Great Troolie Island residents receive cleaning supplies

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- November 8, 2020

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) on Sunday distributed cleaning supplies to residents of Great Troolie Island, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region ... Read More

CDC to partially activate National Emergency Operations Centre

CDC to partially activate National Emergency Operations Centre

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- November 4, 2020

-to examine provision of shelters   The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has decided to partially activate the National Emergency Operations ... Read More

CDC urges RDCs to activate Emergency Operations centres

CDC urges RDCs to activate Emergency Operations centres

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- November 3, 2020

Civil Defence Commission (CDC) Director-General, Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig has called on Regional Democratic Councils (RDCs) to activate their Regional ... Read More

Gaico Construction, Andrew Supermarket support COVID-19 Public Relief Programme

Gaico Construction, Andrew Supermarket support COVID-19 Public Relief Programme

Ayana George Ayana George- September 3, 2020

Gaico Construction handed over a $2M cheque to the Civil Defense Commission (CDC). The money will go towards the government’s ... Read More

Emergency works to commence at the Grove Market Street sluice door tonight

Emergency works to commence at the Grove Market Street sluice door tonight

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- August 19, 2020

— Prime Minister, Ministerial team visited location to assess situation — shelter to establish for affected residents to sleep — relief ... Read More

Prime Minister Phillips satisfied with CDC’s COVID-19 relief supplies storage facility 

Prime Minister Phillips satisfied with CDC’s COVID-19 relief supplies storage facility 

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- August 16, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Sunday, August 16, 2020 Earlier today, Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Brigadier (ret’d), Hon. Mark ... 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.