The Valley, Anguilla, February 24th, 2015 (Department of Disaster Management) - 2015 marks a number of disaster related anniversaries in Anguilla. To commemorate these milestones the Department of Disaster Management has designated March as National Preparedness Month.
The Valley, Anguilla, December 10, 2014 (Department of Disaster Management) - Some first responders in Anguilla are now better prepared to deal with a Mass Casualty Incident having participated in a number of Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) certified courses.
The Valley, Anguilla, October 28, 2014 (Department of Disaster Management) - As part of the CDEMA sponsored Mainstreaming Climate Change in Disaster Management Project Phase II (CCDM-II) the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is holding a workshop with the Island Harbour/ East End Community Response Teams. The workshop is being held at the Vivien Vanterpool Primary School and will be over the period Wednesday 29th October to Tuesday 4th November.
The Valley, Anguilla, March 19, 2014 (Department of Disaster Management) - The Anguilla Red Cross is the 2014 winner of the prestigious annual Risk Reduction Recognition Award. The Award now in its 4th year recognizes excellence in innovation, outreach, and collaboration to improve the resilience of Anguilla’s communities to disasters. The evaluators which comprised of members of the National Disaster Management Committee (NDMC) assessed that the Anguilla Red Cross best met the criteria achieving excellent considerations for the risk reduction activities.
The Valley, Anguilla, February 25th, 2014 (Department of Disaster Management) - Anguilla will join other countries in the Caribbean to participate in a tsunami response exercise on Wednesday March 26th 2014.
- Nominations open for Anguilla’s 2014 Annual Risk Reduction Recognition Award
- Anguilla Warning System and evacuation procedures tested in CaribWave 2013 Tsunami Exercise
- Government of Anguilla receives US$4.28M insurance payout following passage of Hurricane Earl
- Anguilla’s Governor briefed on activities of Disaster Risk Management Sub-Regional Programme