Tortola, VI, August 11, 2010 (DDM) - The Anegada community has been selected as a pilot for community interventions under the Disaster Risks Management Sub-regional Programme being funded by the European Union and executed by CDEMA.

This project, referred to as the African Caribbean Pacific European Union (ACP EU) project, is geared towards enhancing the human safety level of populations and reducing the social, economic and environmental costs of natural disasters.

Tortola, VI, May 26, 2010 (DDM) - This week the Director of Disaster Management, Ms. Sharleen DaBreo is attending the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in Nassau, Bahamas.

This is the first meeting since the transition from CDERA to CDEMA in September last year and is being hosted by the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

Tortola, VI, May 19, 2010 (DDM) - Engineers from viaRadio Corporation are in the Territory to commence the installation of warning devices within a number of critical facilities including schools, police stations, clinics, national parks posts and fire stations.

The new components will offer an alerting system which provides almost instantaneous messaging to persons who are indoors and are unable to hear the outdoor sirens located throughout the Territory.


CDEMA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. Resilience Way, Lower Estate, St. Michael Tel: (246) 434-4880, Fax: (246) 271-3660
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