Tag: Emergency Response

Stakeholders engaged on radiological emergency preparedness

Stakeholders engaged on radiological emergency preparedness

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- November 27, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Key stakeholders have been engaged in a radiation desktop simulation exercise to ensure Guyana ... Read More

Mazaruni Prisons gets new emergency response speed boat 

Mazaruni Prisons gets new emergency response speed boat 

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 3, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, September 3, 2019 The capacity of the Mazaruni Prison to transport prisoners in the event of an ... 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

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.