Tag: Civil Defence Commission

MYO donates $4M in relief supplies for St. Vincent and the Grenadines

MYO donates $4M in relief supplies for St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- April 17, 2021

-CDC lauds private sector donations The Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) of Guyana on Saturday donated a quantity of foodstuff and ... Read More

CDC distributes 100 sanitation hampers at Arangoy, Aranka

CDC distributes 100 sanitation hampers at Arangoy, Aranka

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- April 12, 2021

-following flooding The Civil Defence Commission (DC) over the weekend distributed 90 hygiene hampers to residents of Arangoy and 10 ... Read More

Guyana to consider setting up seismic monitoring centre

Guyana to consider setting up seismic monitoring centre

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- March 18, 2021

—consultations to be held with UG, Trinidad and CDEMA —GGMC to monitor data on Region 9 earthquake The Civil Defence ... Read More

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

Gov’t commits support for National Oil Spill Committee

Gov’t commits support for National Oil Spill Committee

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- January 26, 2021

- Prime Minister Prime Minister Hon. Brigadier (ret’d) Mark Phillips, has affirmed the Government’s commitment to supporting the National Oil ... Read More

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 distributes relief supplies to Pomeroon residents

CDC distributes relief supplies to Pomeroon residents

Natasha Smith Thomas Natasha Smith Thomas- January 8, 2021

This Civil Defence Commission (CDC) distributed relief supplies in several areas of the Pomeroon which were affected by flooding due ... Read More

Press Release – Flood Response Updates for Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam)

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 16, 2020

The Civil Defence Commission continued its flood response with more distribution of cleaning and sanitation hampers during the past weekend. ... 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

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