Georgetown, Guyana, July 8, 2012 (CDC) - The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) will be partnering with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) to hold a disaster preparedness simulation exercise here on Thursday and Friday (July 12 and 13, 2012).

Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon told reporters on Saturday that “Floodgate 2012”will also be done in conjunction with the UNDP.

Georgetown, Guyana , July 4th, 2012 (CDC) - Representatives of various governmental agencies recently benefitted from training in damage assessment from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC).

The training was held in the conference room of the CDC, Thomas Lands. It was the last capacity building session to be conducted by the agency tasked, with the national coordination and implementation activities, ahead of “Operation Flood Gate 2012”, which will test the national response system and the regional and national disaster plans.

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