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The Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management Celebrates Five Years!

The Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management is celebrating five (5) years as the signature disaster management event in the region.  This year the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), in association with its partners, and in collaboration with the Office for Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPEM), Jamaica, will host the Conference  under the theme “CDM: Strengthening Partnerships for Resilience” at the Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica December 6-10, 2010.  

This Conference is the Caribbean region’s annual signature disaster management forum, which provides the platform for reflection, dialogue on initiatives and issues to advance the CDM agenda and measuring progress in the region within the context of the Enhanced CDM Strategy and Programming Framework 2007-2012.  CDM is the regional contribution to the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015, a blue print for global action in Disaster Risk Reduction.  

In that regard, the CDM Conference is a regional event of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) global platform and is structured to promote good practice, share ongoing research, chart the way forward for the advancement of CDM in the Caribbean and to provide a unique opportunity for facilitating networking among disaster management actors.  

Conference Features:

  1. Opening Ceremony
  2. Professional Development Sessions
  3. Concurrent Case Studies built around research presentations
  4. Plenary Sessions
  5. Panel Discussions
  6. Conference Exhibition
  7. Youth Session
  8. Film Festival
  9. Conference Tour


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