Tag: Civil Defense Commission (CDC)

CDC receives more flood relief supplies

CDC receives more flood relief supplies

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- July 1, 2021

The Civil Defense Commission (CDC) on Thursday received donations from Beepats, Ezone and Church of the Latter-Day Saints to further ... Read More

Floodwaters have affected almost 30,000 households – PM

Floodwaters have affected almost 30,000 households – PM

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 10, 2021

-Tells National Assembly that the ongoing rainfall is the second highest in 40 years Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips this ... Read More

Graham’s Hall Primary School to be used as shelter

Graham’s Hall Primary School to be used as shelter

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 18, 2020

The Civil Defence Commission has today prepared for use the Graham’s Hall Primary School as a shelter for displaced squatters ... Read More

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2020: Director General’s Statement

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2020: Director General’s Statement

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 13, 2020

Today the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) joins the rest of the world in observing the International Day for Disaster Risk ... Read More

UNHCR lauded for supporting Guyana’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

UNHCR lauded for supporting Guyana’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 30, 2020

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) continues to support Guyana’s fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic with the ... Read More

Joint Services receive face masks, gloves from CDC

Joint Services receive face masks, gloves from CDC

Neola Damon Neola Damon- June 5, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 5, 2020 Today, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) presented a quantity of KN95 face masks and ... Read More

CDC receives $20M in supplies from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

CDC receives $20M in supplies from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Neola Damon Neola Damon- May 22, 2020

─ Tullow Oil Guyana also donates $2M in supplies ─School of Nations donates supplies to CDC to assist Palm Geriatric ... Read More

RUBIS Guyana plays their part in the fight against COVID-19

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 12, 2020

Rubis Guyana Inc has taken an all-hands-on- deck approach when it comes to the country’s national COVID-19 response. The energy company ... Read More

Key stakeholders trained for possible oil spills

Key stakeholders trained for possible oil spills

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 23, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, April 23, 2018 Members of the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan Committee, first responders and department heads ... Read More

CDC equips Berbice high school to handle fire disasters

CDC equips Berbice high school to handle fire disasters

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 19, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana — (March 19, 2018) The Civil Defense Commission (CDC), through a partnership with the United Nations’ Education Science and ... 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.