CDEMA- Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency MetaDesc http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:32:58 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb CDM10 Youth Online Competition http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1761:cdm10-youth-online-competition&catid=35:press-releases http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1761:cdm10-youth-online-competition&catid=35:press-releases Bridgetown, Barbados , October 13th, 2017 (CDEMA) - The CDEMA Coordinating Unit (CU) is sensitive to the impact that disasters and climate change have on vulnerable populations including the youth. CDEMA is, therefore, aware of the contribution that this grouping can make to disaster risk reduction and the future of disaster management programmes in the region. To this end, the CDEMA CU coordinates a Youth Session each year during the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Conference, demonstrating its commitment to educating and empowering youth and helping them to understand the risks they face and ways to manage them.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:14:09 +0000
Statement by Mr Ronald Jackson, Executive Director of CDEMA on the recognition of International Day for Disaster Reduction – October 13, 2017 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1760:statement-by-mr-ronald-jackson-executive-director-of-cdema-on-the-recognition-of-international-day-for-disaster-reduction-october-13-2017&catid=35:press-releases http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1760:statement-by-mr-ronald-jackson-executive-director-of-cdema-on-the-recognition-of-international-day-for-disaster-reduction-october-13-2017&catid=35:press-releases The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13 as the date to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR), to promote a global culture for disaster reduction, including its prevention and mitigation, as well as preparation activities.

The International Day for Disaster Reduction#IDDR is a day to recognise the efforts individuals and communities have undertaken to reduce their risk to disasters and increasing the awareness of the importance of disaster risk reduction. It is also a day to urge all citizens and governments to be involved in efforts to establish communities and nations that are more resilient to disasters.

Please click here for the entire IDDR statement by the Executive Director of CDEMA.

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oronde.lambert@cdema.org (Oronde Lambert) frontpage Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:57:23 +0000
Vacancy - CDEMA - Senior Programme Officer - Deadline October 31st, 2017 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1759:vacancy-cdema-senior-programme-officer-deadline-october-31st-2017&catid=72:internal&Itemid=127 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1759:vacancy-cdema-senior-programme-officer-deadline-october-31st-2017&catid=72:internal&Itemid=127 The CDEMA Coordinating Unit (CU) is inviting applications for a Senior Programme Officer (SPO) who will be responsible for supporting the Monitoring and Evaluation of CDEMA Coordinating Unit (CU) implemented projects and related capacity building in CDEMA Participating States. The SPO will also be responsible for supporting biennial reporting on the CDM Strategy as well as support the coordination of the Intra ACP Natural Disaster Risk Management in the CARIFORUM Programme.

Deadline for applications is close of business on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017. For further details please click here.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:14:59 +0000
CDEMA Situation Report #9 - Hurricane Maria - October 6th, 2017 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1758:cdema-situation-report-9-hurricane-maria-october-6th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1758:cdema-situation-report-9-hurricane-maria-october-6th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE MARIA

Maria, the 13th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane near the Leeward Islands on Monday September 18th, 2017. Hurricane Maria impacted Dominica at approximately 9:35pm on September 18th as an extremely strong hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Maria then impacted Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat and St. Kitts and Nevis on September 19th, 2017 and the Virgin Islands September 19 – 20, 2017.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Sun, 08 Oct 2017 15:14:56 +0000
CDEMA Situation Report #8 - Hurricane Maria - October 4th, 2017 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1757:cdema-situation-report-8-hurricane-maria-october-4th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1757:cdema-situation-report-8-hurricane-maria-october-4th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE MARIA

Maria, the 13th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane near the Leeward Islands on Monday September 18th, 2017. Hurricane Maria impacted Dominica at approximately 9:35pm on September 18th as an extremely strong hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Maria then impacted Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat and St. Kitts and Nevis on September 19th, 2017 and the Virgin Islands September 19 – 20, 2017.

Please click here for full situation report.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:36:10 +0000
CDEMA Situation Report #7 - Hurricane Maria - October 1st-2nd, 2017 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1756:cdema-situation-report-7-hurricane-maria-october-1st-2nd-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1756:cdema-situation-report-7-hurricane-maria-october-1st-2nd-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE MARIA

Maria, the 13th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane near the Leeward Islands on Monday September 18th, 2017. Hurricane Maria impacted Dominica at approximately 9:35pm on September 18th as an extremely strong hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Maria then impacted Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat and St. Kitts and Nevis on September 19th, 2017 and the Virgin Islands September 19 – 20, 2017.

Please click here for full situation report.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Wed, 04 Oct 2017 15:32:16 +0000
CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit (CDRU) provided support to the restoration of the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School, in Tortola post Hurricanes Irma and Maria http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1755:caricom-disaster-relief-unit-cdru-provided-support-to-the-restoration-of-the-alexandrina-maduro-primary-school-in-tortola-post-hurricanes-irma-and-maria&catid=35:press-releases http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1755:caricom-disaster-relief-unit-cdru-provided-support-to-the-restoration-of-the-alexandrina-maduro-primary-school-in-tortola-post-hurricanes-irma-and-maria&catid=35:press-releases Bridgetown, Barbados , October 1st, 2017 (CDEMA) - As the CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit (CDRU) prepares to exit the Virgin Islands (UK) some rehabilitative work was done on the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School in Baugher’s Bay. The remaining 14 member team, led by Lt Commander Graham Rocheford (Barbados Defence Force) re-painted the bathroom facilities for boys and girls and fixed the urinals and toilets that were damaged as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Mon, 02 Oct 2017 22:23:59 +0000 CDEMA Situation Report #6 - Hurricane Maria - as of 9:00pm on September 30th, 2017 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1754:cdema-situation-report-6-hurricane-maria-as-of-900pm-on-september-30th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1754:cdema-situation-report-6-hurricane-maria-as-of-900pm-on-september-30th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE MARIA

Maria, the 13th named hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane near the Leeward Islands on Monday September 18th, 2017. Hurricane Maria impacted Dominica at approximately 9:35pm on September 18th as an extremely strong hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Maria then impacted Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat and St. Kitts and Nevis on September 19th, 2017 and the Virgin Islands September 19 – 20, 2017.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Mon, 02 Oct 2017 10:47:05 +0000
CDEMA Situation Report #5 - Hurricane Maria - as of 9:00pm on September 28th, 2017 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1753:cdema-situation-report-5-hurricane-maria-as-of-900pm-on-september-28th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1753:cdema-situation-report-5-hurricane-maria-as-of-900pm-on-september-28th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE MARIA

Maria, the 13th named hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane near the Leeward Islands on Monday September 18th, 2017. Hurricane Maria impacted Dominica at approximately 9:35pm on September 18th as an extremely strong hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Maria then impacted Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat and St. Kitts and Nevis on September 19th, 2017 and the Virgin Islands September 19 – 20, 2017.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:20:15 +0000
Green Climate Fund - Consultancy for St. Vincent and the Grenadines Readiness Support http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1752:green-climate-fund-consultancy-for-st-vincent-and-the-grenadines-readiness-support-&catid=37:consultancies&Itemid=132 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1752:green-climate-fund-consultancy-for-st-vincent-and-the-grenadines-readiness-support-&catid=37:consultancies&Itemid=132 The government of SVG recently signed a grant agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for readiness support to access climate financing from the GCF.

Accordingly, the government now wishes to procure consultancy services for strengthening the capacity of the Nationally Designated Authority (including developing an operation manual) and developing a country strategic framework for engagement with the GCF.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:11:43 +0000