Tacarigua, Trinidad, December 12th, 2013 (ODPM) - The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management, the National Disaster Office and coordinating agency for delivering Comprehensive Disaster Management in Trinidad and Tobago will like to remind the public of the following steps to gain assistance after a hazard impact. This is the most effective way to receive help if life and property are under threat.

Tacarigua, Trinidad, December 6th, 2013 (ODPM) - Dr. Stephen Ramroop, Chief Executive Officer, of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) will address the media on Monday December 9, 2013 at the ODPM National Office to bring them up to date on the organisation’s practices and its transitioning to a Comprehensive Disaster Management approach.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, September 20, 2013 -  The UWI Consulting Company with support from the World Trade Organization Chair at UWI and in collaboration with the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (Geneva) and the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Service Industries hosted the workshop on Trade Policy, Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability on the 19 and 20 September 2013, at the Kapok Hotel, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

Trincity, Tacrigua, July 23rd, 2013 (ODPM) - Trinidad and Tobago has been identified as a Level 1 or likely to lose more than 80% of its capital infrastructure in a one-in-250 year earthquake according to the United Nations Global Assessment Report (GAR) 2013.

Dr. Stephen Ramroop, CEO of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) urges that “It is no longer business as usual with respect to Disaster Risk Management as many international organisations are taking heed and are now strengthening their risk management capacities.”

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