Tag: Oil Spill Response

CDC plans to widen partnership with Florida National Guard

CDC plans to widen partnership with Florida National Guard

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- April 28, 2021

-on disaster response management The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) is looking to widen its partnership with the Florida National Guard ... 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

Oil Spill Response Training wraps up

Oil Spill Response Training wraps up

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 28, 2019

By Anara Khan DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, May 28, 2019 A three-day Oil Spill Response Training Workshop wrapped up on Thursday, ... Read More

A proactive approach to oil spill response

A proactive approach to oil spill response

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 21, 2019

─ VERT participants engaged in a three-day capacity building workshop By Anara Khan DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 The ... Read More

Volunteer Emergency Response Team equipped with first aid skills

Volunteer Emergency Response Team equipped with first aid skills

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 27, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, April 27, 2019 The Volunteer Emergency Response Team (VERT) programme continued Saturday as the participants were trained ... 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

Guyana taking preparatory measures ahead of “first oil”  – Oil Spill Response Training most recent activity

Guyana taking preparatory measures ahead of “first oil” – Oil Spill Response Training most recent activity

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 28, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Saturday, April 28, 2018 Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said Guyanese can be assured, that preparatory measures are ... Read More

Exxon ‘doing everything we can’ to ensure oil spill never occurs- Country Manager

Exxon ‘doing everything we can’ to ensure oil spill never occurs- Country Manager

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 30, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Monday, October 30, 2017 ExxonMobil’s Country Manager, Rod Henson, told the Department of Public Information (DPI) recently that ... Read More

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