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State Minister Forbes Opens 2015 CDM Conference on Disaster Resilience

Nassau, Bahamas, November 30th, 2015 (BIS) – Regional resilience to natural disasters is the focus of the 2015 Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency's (CDEMA) forum on Comprehensive Disaster Management, in partnership with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), following the aftermath of a tumultuous hurricane season that left devastation in the Southern Bahamas.

CDEMA assisting in building resilient communities in the region

Nassau, Bahamas, March 18, 2013 (NEMA) - The purpose of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, CDEMA, is to assist Participating States, of which The Bahamas is a member, in building resilient communities to deal with any disaster that might occur.

This message was relayed by Lyndon Robertson, project coordinator of the Climate Smarting Comprehensive Disaster Management Country Workshop facilitated by CDEMA and hosted by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA slated for September 23 to 27, 2013.