Launch of DDME WEBSITE

Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands, July 3rd, 2015 (DDME) - DDME is pleased to announce the launch of its full-featured website www.gov.tc/ddme. The new website has extensive disaster preparedness content, including emerging trends in disaster management, available resources, links to regional and international organizations involved in disaster management and an interactive Kids Corner.

The website is designed to provide one centralized location where individuals, residents and visitors, businesses, communities and national response agencies can obtain up-to-date information inculcating a culture of disaster preparedness necessary to transform the TCI into a disaster resilient country. The website is user-friendly, boasts a modern colorful design and improved functionality promoting a unified approach to disaster management.

The launch of this new website, which offers easy access to information on disaster preparedness, early warning systems, evacuation procedures, shelters, policies and plans, etc., is part of the Department’s ongoing effort to enhance the quality and availability of information to members of the public.

Also available is a volunteer registration section where persons can express their interest in volunteering their services to assist the Department before, during and after a disaster event and a subscription page where persons can subscribe to receive news and updates from the Department.

The DDME encourages all residents and visitors to explore the website and sign up for alerts and updates from the Department.

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