CDEMA- Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency MetaDesc http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:38:42 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb CDEMA Final Situation Report - Tropical Storm Bret - as of 4:00pm on June 22nd, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1700:cdema-final-situation-report-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-400pm-on-june-22nd-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1700:cdema-final-situation-report-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-400pm-on-june-22nd-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 MESSAGE

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) in Trinidad and Tobago indicated that there is no requirement at this time for support from the Regional Response Mechanism (RRM). In this regard, the RRM is hereby stood down and the Regional Coordination Plan (RCP) has been deactivated effective 10:00am, Thursday June 22, 2017. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:36:28 +0000 CDEMA Situation Report #2 - Tropical Storm Bret - as of 4:00pm on June 21st, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1699:cdema-situation-report-2-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-400pm-on-june-21st-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1699:cdema-situation-report-2-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-400pm-on-june-21st-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 MESSAGE

Tropical Storm Bret degenerates into a Tropical Wave while assessments are ongoing in Trinidad and Tobago.

THE SITUATION

According to the National Hurricane Center, Miami Florida, as at 5:00pm (AST) Tuesday June 20, 2017, the remnants of Bret were located near latitude 12.0 North, longitude 67.3 West. The remnants are rapidly moving toward the west-northwest near 22 mph (35 km/h), and this motion will continue during the next day or so. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:18:38 +0000 CDEMA Situation Report #1 - Tropical Storm Bret - as of 2:00pm on June 20th, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1698:cdema-situation-report-1-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-200pm-on-june-20th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1698:cdema-situation-report-1-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-200pm-on-june-20th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 SUMMARY

Tropical Storm Bret, the second named Storm for the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season formed near Trinidad on June 19, 2017. TS Bret impacted Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada during Monday night, June 19, 2017 into early Tuesday morning June 20, 2017.

THE SITUATION

According to the National Hurricane Center, Miami Florida, as at 11:00am (AST) Tuesday June 20, 2017, the center of Tropical Storm Bret was located near latitude 11.6 North, longitude 64.4 West. Bret is moving toward the west-northwest near 21 mph (33 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue through tomorrow. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:58:27 +0000 Tropical Storm Bret continues to move away from the state of Grenada http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1697:tropical-storm-bret-continues-to-move-away-from-the-state-of-grenada&catid=49:grenada&Itemid=275 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1697:tropical-storm-bret-continues-to-move-away-from-the-state-of-grenada&catid=49:grenada&Itemid=275 St. George's, Grenada, June 20th, 2017, (NaDMA) - The latest information reaching the NaDMA Secretariat reveals that Tropical Storm Bret continues to move away from the State of Grenada. As such Grenada Carriacou and Petite Martinique are NO longer under Tropical Storm Warning.

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Bret was located near latitude 11.6 North, longitude 64.4 West. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:25:18 +0000 CDEMA Information Note #2 - Tropical Storm Bret - as of 5:00 pm on June 19th, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1685:tropical-storm-bret-information-note-2-as-of-500-pm-on-june-19th-2017&catid=35:press-releases http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1685:tropical-storm-bret-information-note-2-as-of-500-pm-on-june-19th-2017&catid=35:press-releases SUMMARY

  • Tropical Storm Warning remains for Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada and its Dependencies
  • Tropical Storm Warning has been discontinued for Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Barbados
  • A Severe Weather Warning is still in effect for sections of Guyana
  • Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for four (4) Parishes in Jamaica
  • CDEMA and the United Nations convened Eastern Caribbean Development Partner Group – Disaster Management (ECDPG-DM) Meeting ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:30:30 +0000 EXTENSION - 5th Call for Proposals - Country Directed Fund (CDF) http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1684:extension-5th-call-for-proposals-country-directed-fund-cdf&catid=35:press-releases http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1684:extension-5th-call-for-proposals-country-directed-fund-cdf&catid=35:press-releases Bridgetown, Barbados, 16th June, 2017- The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency wishes to inform National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) and relevant national agencies, responsible for CDM implementation that in keeping with Item 6.5.5 of the Practical Guidelines (January 2016) for the EU External Aid Contracts financed by the EU general budget and the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) the closing date for the Fifth (5th) Call for Proposals (CFP) for the Country Directed Fund is hereby extended to August 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM Atlantic Standard Time. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:47:00 +0000 CDEMA Information Note #1 - Tropical Storm Bret - as of 8:00 PM on June 18th, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1683:tropical-storm-warning-information-note-1-as-of-800-pm-on-june-18th-2017&catid=35:press-releases http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1683:tropical-storm-warning-information-note-1-as-of-800-pm-on-june-18th-2017&catid=35:press-releases MESSAGE: Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Barbados, Grenada and its Dependencies and Trinidad & Tobago. A Severe Weather Warning has been issued for sections of Guyana and Flash Flood Watch in effect for four (4) Parishes in Jamaica

    THE SITUATION:

    The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) have been monitoring an area of interest east south-east of the southern Windward Islands over the past 72 hours.

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    prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:48:36 +0000
    NOTE TO PROSPECTIVE TENDERERS ON THE RFP for the Consultancy to Develop the Model Guidelines for Child-Centred Emergency and Disaster Risk Management in Caribbean Schools & Adaptation Guide http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1682:note-to-prospective-tenderers-on-the-rfp-for-the-consultancy-to-develop-the-model-guidelines-for-child-centred-emergency-and-disaster-risk-management-in-caribbean-schools-a-adaptation-guide http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1682:note-to-prospective-tenderers-on-the-rfp-for-the-consultancy-to-develop-the-model-guidelines-for-child-centred-emergency-and-disaster-risk-management-in-caribbean-schools-a-adaptation-guide Queries from prospective tenderers on the RFP #: UNICEF/9070/17 will be accepted by the CDEMA Coordinating Unit until 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, June 19, 2017. Responses to these queries will be posted to the CDEMA website on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. All queries should be forwarded electronically to the following addresses:

    sharon.l-augustine@cdema.org; gayle.drakes@cdema.org

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    prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:55:31 +0000
    Disciplined Forces trained for the CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit in Barbados http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1681:disciplined-forces-trained-for-the-caricom-disaster-relief-unit-in-barbados&catid=35:press-releases http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1681:disciplined-forces-trained-for-the-caricom-disaster-relief-unit-in-barbados&catid=35:press-releases Bridgetown, Barbados May 30, 2017 31 participants from the disciplined forces, including police, military and fire services are taking part in the annual CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit (CDRU) training, which is being held at the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Coordinating Unit and the Headquarters of the Regional Security System (RSS) in Barbados from May 29 – June 2, 2017.

    The CDRU is a specialised humanitarian response team equipped to provide assistance to any of the eighteen CDEMA Participating States, affected by natural or technological hazard.

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    oronde.lambert@cdema.org (Oronde Lambert) frontpage Wed, 31 May 2017 14:20:57 +0000
    RFP EXTENSION NOTICE: Technical Assistance – Antigua and Barbuda http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1680:rfp-extension-notice-technical-assistance--antigua-and-barbuda&catid=37:consultancies&Itemid=132 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1680:rfp-extension-notice-technical-assistance--antigua-and-barbuda&catid=37:consultancies&Itemid=132 The Canada Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Fund (CCDRMF) wishes to inform individuals/firms that the closing date for the Request for Proposal (RFP): “Technical Assistance – Antigua and Barbuda” have been extended until noon, June 19, 2017. Please see link for further details: RFP: Technical Assistance – Antigua and Barbuda

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    oronde.lambert@cdema.org (Oronde Lambert) frontpage Thu, 25 May 2017 15:37:09 +0000