CDEMA and CANPA sign MoU to Build Psychosocial Resilience in the Caribbean

Bridgetown, Barbados April 9, 2021 – The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations (CANPA) participated in a virtual MoU signing ceremony on April 6, 2021. This MoU will allow the 19 CDEMA Participating States (PSs) to benefit from CANPA’s expertise on psychology in disaster response to coordinate mental […]

CDEMA deploys Superintendent Sylvan McIntyre to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Bridgetown, Barbados, March 4th, 2021 – The CDEMA Coordinating Unit has officially deployed Superintendent Sylvan McIntyre of Grenada to assist authorities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines with the effusive eruption at the La Soufriere Volcano. Commencing March 1, 2021, Superintendent McIntyre will spend six weeks supporting the national disaster office with the ongoing volcano crisis […]

The United Kingdom Supports Monitoring of St. Vincent & the Grenadines La Soufriere Volcano

Bridgetown, Barbados January 12th, 2021 (CDEMA) – The CDEMA Coordinating Unit has received funding from the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (UK FCDO) in the amount of £51,000 through the Memorandum of Understanding on the ‘UK Support for the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Response Teams programme’. The funds will cover the cost […]

CDEMA Signs MOU with InterCaribbean Airways to Strengthen Disaster Relief Efforts

Bridgetown, Barbados November 16th, 2020 (CDEMA) – The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and InterCaribbean Airways Ltd. officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, establishing a mutual agreement for the movement of relief personnel and supplies, necessary for providing an immediate coordinated response to regional disasters. The official signing was facilitated at a […]