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45 trained in Initial Damage Assessment by Civil Defence Commission

Georgetown, Guyana , April 14th, 2018 (Ministry of the Presidency) - Even as the Regional Chairman of Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two), Mr. Devanand Ramdatt, informed the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) of the destruction of three homes in Lima due to heavy winds, the Commission, yesterday, concluded an Initial Damage Assessment training for 45 persons from that region, as well as, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three), Demerara-Mahaica (Region Four), Mahaica-Berbice (Region Five), East-Berbice Corentyne (Region Six) and the CDC’s Volunteer Corps. Those trained from Region Two will have their knowledge tested immediately as they have returned to their Region to participate in the damage assessment exercise there.

President Ramotar, CDEMA Head discuss Region’s Disaster Management Strategy …Guyana’s CDC lauded

Georgetown, Guyana , January 14, 2015 (Guyana Chronicle) - Guyana's role in the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) was the topic of discussion when President Donald Ramotar and Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon met with the agency’s Executive Director, Ronald Jackson, at the Presidential Complex yesterday. In an invited comment, Jackson said it was his first opportunity to meet with Guyana’s President and he used the occasion to discuss the comprehensive Caribbean Disaster Management Strategy.

Launching of the CDC volunteer corps in Region Nine (09)- Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo

Georgetown, Guyana , November 19th, 2013 (CDC) - In an effort to ensure the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) successfully achieves its mandate, the Civil Defence Commission Volunteer Corps (CDC VC) with financial assistance from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has extended its membership to include persons from Region 9 (Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo).

CDC building region nine (Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo) disaster risk management capacity

Georgetown, Guyana , November 19th, 2013 (CDC) - The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to work towards achieving its mandate of promoting comprehensive disaster management across Guyana while at the same time making our people and the nation more resilient to the impacts of adverse events/disasters.