Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, April 5th, 2016 – As the Caribbean is in the midst of yet another period of drought, we are reminded of the harsh reality that urgent action is needed to address climate change. Civil society organisations (CSOs) are poised to play a key role in enhancing our understanding about what is climate change, how it will affect us and what we can do. On March 16-17, representatives from five CSOs in Trinidad and Tobago participated in a two-day workshop designed to enhance their capacity for effective communication about climate change.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, July 8th, 2015 (ACS) - “Our region remains one of the most at risk to seismic and the attendant tsunami events. In fact vulnerability and exposure have increased in the last decade in all the Caribbean territories due to a number of physical, social and economic factors,” delivered Dr Stephen Ramroop, Chief Executive Officer, Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management of Trinidad and Tobago on behalf of Mr Ronald Jackson, Executive Director, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) during the Opening Ceremony of a two day workshop convened at the Secretariat of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS).

Tacarigua, Trinidad and Tobago, June 26th, 2015 (ODPM) - The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) distributed bales of Cansorb to the Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service (TTFS) following the official launch and demonstration of the product on May 27th, 2015 to key agencies such as TTFS, the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) and the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA).

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