Tag: Director General

Gov’t committed to Low Carbon economy – Prime Minister  

Gov’t committed to Low Carbon economy – Prime Minister  

- August 4, 2022

Prime Minister Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips, on Wednesday, reiterated government’s commitment to achieving a low carbon economy through energy diversification. ... 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

Seven airlines signal interest in Guyana route

Seven airlines signal interest in Guyana route

- July 14, 2021

Director General (ag) of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Chaitrani Heeralall says seven airlines have signalled their interest in ... 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

CDC activates Volunteer Corps

CDC activates Volunteer Corps

- May 31, 2021

-to support local organs in flood affected regions The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) on Sunday activated its Volunteer Corps to ... Read More

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

- 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 urges RDCs to activate Emergency Operations centres

CDC urges RDCs to activate Emergency Operations centres

- 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

Gov’t asks FAO for guidance on using technology to boost agriculture

Gov’t asks FAO for guidance on using technology to boost agriculture

- October 21, 2020

The Government has appealed to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to assist farmers in the use technology to boost ... Read More

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

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

- 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

600 COVID-19 relief hampers distributed in Region 8 

600 COVID-19 relief hampers distributed in Region 8 

- August 10, 2020

— residents welcome swift action by new PPP/C Gov't  — distribution exercise to be taken to Annai and Lethem, on ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

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