Roseau , Dominica, January 11th, 2019 (DominicaNewsOnline) - Minister for the Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal, Joseph Isaac, has said that the task of making Dominica a climate resilient country is not the responsibility of one Ministry only. He said various ministries have important roles to play in climate resilience and it is important that all work together to ensure a safer environment for Dominican people.
Roseau , Dominica, August 2nd, 2013 (DAVibes.com) - Emergency response in Dominica has “received a shot in the arm” as forty-two citizens completed a five-day Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) at the Office of Disaster Management in Jimmit.
Roseau, Dominica, October 13, 2011, (Office of Disaster Management) - By resolution 64/200 dated dec 21, 2009 the United Nations General Assembly designated October 13th (every year) as the date to commemorate “International Day For Disaster Reduction”. This particular resolution superseded resolution 44/236 which recognized the second Wednesday in October as “International Day For Natural Disaster Reduction”.
Roseau , Dominica, June 7, 2010 (Office of Disaster Management) - The Commonwealth of Dominica is observing HAZARD WEEK from June 7th to 11th 2010; The programme of activities for the week includes a radio address by the Honourable Minister Charles Savarin, Minister for National Security, Immigration and Labour and under whose portfolio the Office of Disaster Management falls; Various talk shows will be held during the week both on radio and television where various agencies and institutions from the Public, and private sector and the NGO's and civil society will take part.