Tag: Disaster Risk Management

CDC Hands Over Oil Spill Equipment to the GDF Coast Guard

CDC Hands Over Oil Spill Equipment to the GDF Coast Guard

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 31, 2021

At a simple handing over ceremony, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) presented a donation of oil spill equipment to the ... Read More

Foreign Minister, Japanese Ambassador discuss strengthening Relations

Foreign Minister, Japanese Ambassador discuss strengthening Relations

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 11, 2021

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Honourable Hugh Todd, today met virtually with Non-Resident Ambassador of Japan to ... Read More

Monitor the tide, heed advisories

Monitor the tide, heed advisories

Nateshia Isaacs Nateshia Isaacs- October 29, 2019

─ CDC partnering with govt agencies to provide solutions for affected residents ─ disaster relief fund included in regional budgets ... Read More

CDC hosts Disaster Risk Management Stakeholders Workshop

CDC hosts Disaster Risk Management Stakeholders Workshop

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 30, 2019

- DRM Bill will strengthen govt's capacity to respond to disasters and emergencies - recommendations from civil society, private and ... Read More

UG now offers Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

UG now offers Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 18, 2019

─ designed for Volunteer Emergency Response Team (VERT) programme being offered by Civil Defence Commission By Anara Khan DPI, Guyana, ... Read More

Volunteer Emergency Response Team wraps up training with assessment

Volunteer Emergency Response Team wraps up training with assessment

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 15, 2019

─ Community-Based Disaster Risk Management described as key to alleviating effects of possible disasters in Guyana ─ VERT exposed to ... Read More

VERT participants to be certified

VERT participants to be certified

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 17, 2019

─ CDC, UG sign agreement DPI, Guyana, Sunday, March 17, 2019 Upon completion of the Voluntary Emergency Response Team (VERT) ... Read More

CDC, UG partner to certify VERT Programme

CDC, UG partner to certify VERT Programme

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 17, 2019

Ministry of the Presidency, Press Release - Sunday, March 17, 2019 The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and the University of ... Read More

“Disaster management is driven by volunteers” – Lt Col. Kester Craig

“Disaster management is driven by volunteers” – Lt Col. Kester Craig

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 17, 2019

─ VERT programme officially launched ─ volunteers urged to use opportunity to develop skills and capabilities DPI, Guyana, Sunday, March ... Read More

Disaster Risk Management starts at regional level

Disaster Risk Management starts at regional level

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 1, 2019

─ Min. Harmon tells regional representatives at Regional Disaster Risk Management Conference DPI, Guyana, Friday, February 1, 2019 At the ... Read More

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