CDEMA- Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency MetaDesc http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:52:02 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb CDEMA Situation Report #1 - Tropical Storm Don - as of 12:00pm on July 19th, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1707:cdema-situation-report-1-tropical-storm-don-as-of-1200pm-on-july-19th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1707:cdema-situation-report-1-tropical-storm-don-as-of-1200pm-on-july-19th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 SUMMARY

Tropical Storm (TS) Don, the fourth named Storm for the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season formed near the Windward Islands on July 17, 2017. TS Don impacted Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and sections of Trinidad and Tobago during Tuesday night, July 18, 2017. TS Don accelerated westward as it approached Grenada around 8:00pm at a speed of 23 mph (37km/h) and brought maximum sustained winds near 40 mph (65km/h) with higher gusts.

THE SITUATION

According to the National Hurricane Center, Miami Florida, as at 11:00pm (AST) Tuesday July 18, 2017, TS Don degenerated to an open wave over the far southeastern Caribbean Sea.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:45:49 +0000
CDEMA Information Note #2 - Tropical Storm Don - as of 5:00pm on July 18th, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1706:cdema-situation-report-2-tropical-storm-don-as-of-500pm-on-july-18th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1706:cdema-situation-report-2-tropical-storm-don-as-of-500pm-on-july-18th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 Message: Tropical Storm Warning still in effect for Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Tropical Storm Watch discontinued for Barbados and Saint Lucia.

The Situation:

The latest advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Florida at 5:00 PM AST (1200 UTC), shows the center of Tropical Storm Don located near latitude 11.7 North, longitude 60.0 West. TS Don is about 135 miles southeast of St Vincent and about 120 miles east-southeast of Grenada.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:13:36 +0000
CDEMA Information Note #1 - Tropical Storm Don - as of 8:00pm on July 17th, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1705:cdema-situation-report-1-tropical-storm-don-as-of-800pm-on-july-17th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1705:cdema-situation-report-1-tropical-storm-don-as-of-800pm-on-july-17th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 MESSAGE: Tropical Storm Don formed east of the Windward Islands. Tropical Storm Warning issued for Grenada and Tropical Storm Watch issued for Barbados, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

THE SITUATION:

On Monday 17th July 2017, Tropical Storm (TS) Don formed east of the Windward Islands. According to the latest advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, as at 8:00pm (AST), TS Don was located near latitude 11.2N and longitude 53.8W, which places it about 405 miles east-southeast of Barbados and about 515 miles east of Trinidad. TS Don is moving at maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:14:11 +0000
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Consultancy services for Provision of Support to the Review of the Regional Response Mechanism (RRM) http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1704:request-for-proposals-consultancy-services-for-provision-of-support-to-the-review-of-the-regional-response-mechanism-rrm&catid=37:consultancies&Itemid=132 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1704:request-for-proposals-consultancy-services-for-provision-of-support-to-the-review-of-the-regional-response-mechanism-rrm&catid=37:consultancies&Itemid=132 The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Unit invites tenderers to submit technical and financial proposals to provide Consultancy services for Provision of Support to the Review of the Regional Response Mechanism (RRM).

This proposal should be accompanied by evidence of similar work previously undertaken by the Consultant. More details on the services are provided in the Terms of Reference.

Please click here to download the complete Request for Proposal Document

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Wed, 12 Jul 2017 20:11:38 +0000
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS at the 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management - December 4 - 9, 2017 in Nassau, The Bahamas http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1703:call-for-presentations-at-the-10th-caribbean-conference-on-comprehensive-disaster-management-december-4-9-2017-in-nassau-the-bahamas&catid=35:press-releases http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1703:call-for-presentations-at-the-10th-caribbean-conference-on-comprehensive-disaster-management-december-4-9-2017-in-nassau-the-bahamas&catid=35:press-releases Proposals for presentations are invited to be featured at the 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM10) during the Concurrent Sessions and the Film Festival. Presentations should be based on the Conference theme “The Road to Resilience: CDM Check Point 2017 – Building Resilience through Partnerships”, and relevant to one of the four (4) Priority Areas of the CDM Strategy 2014-2024: (1) Institutional Strengthening (2) Knowledge Management (3) Sector Mainstreaming (4) Community Resilience. Prospective presenters should carefully review the information provided in the Call for Presentations and then submit their abstract via email. The deadline for submissions is July 28, 2017 at 11:59pm EST. Click here for further details.

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prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:46:45 +0000
NEMO Advisory #1 - Flooding in Southern Belize as of 12:00 pm on July 2nd, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1702:nemo-advisory-1-flooding-in-southern-belize-as-of-1200-pm-on-july-2nd-2017-&catid=120:belize http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1702:nemo-advisory-1-flooding-in-southern-belize-as-of-1200-pm-on-july-2nd-2017-&catid=120:belize The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) hereby informs that the National Meteorological Service have issued a flood warning for the Toledo District due to flooding as a result of heavy rainfall over the last 36 to 48 hours over southern Belize. Rainfall is expected to continue through the day and tonight. It is raining over the Maya Mountains, so communities prone to flash flooding in the Stann Creek District must be on the alert. The concerns remain as localized flooding of low-lying communities and flash floods near rivers and streams especially in the south. AREAS OF CONCERN in Stann Creek are the North Stann Creek and South Stann Rivers including Kendal. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Mon, 03 Jul 2017 20:21:39 +0000 NOTE TO PROSPECTIVE TENDERERS ON THE RFP for the Consultancy to Develop the Model Guidelines for Child-Centred Emergency and Disaster Risk Management in Caribbean Schools and Adaptation Guide http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1701:note-to-prospective-tenderers-on-the-rfp-for-the-consultancy-to-develop-the-model-guidelines-for-child-centred-emergency-and-disaster-risk-management-in-caribbean-schools-and-adaptation-guide&catid=36:tenders&Itemid=133 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1701:note-to-prospective-tenderers-on-the-rfp-for-the-consultancy-to-develop-the-model-guidelines-for-child-centred-emergency-and-disaster-risk-management-in-caribbean-schools-and-adaptation-guide&catid=36:tenders&Itemid=133 Please see below responses provided by the CDEMA Coordinating Unit to queries submitted. In light of the delayed response, please note that proposals will be accepted until Wednesday, June 28 2017.

  1. What is the specific objective and expected content for the Model Guideline and Adaptation Guide? The objective of the Consultancy is provided in the Terms of Reference. The Model Guideline and Adaptation Guide should address this objective. The specific content should be part of the proposed approach recommended by tenderers. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:12:37 +0000 CDEMA Final Situation Report - Tropical Storm Bret - as of 4:00pm on June 22nd, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1700:cdema-final-situation-report-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-400pm-on-june-22nd-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1700:cdema-final-situation-report-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-400pm-on-june-22nd-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 MESSAGE

    The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) in Trinidad and Tobago indicated that there is no requirement at this time for support from the Regional Response Mechanism (RRM). In this regard, the RRM is hereby stood down and the Regional Coordination Plan (RCP) has been deactivated effective 10:00am, Thursday June 22, 2017. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:36:28 +0000 CDEMA Situation Report #2 - Tropical Storm Bret - as of 4:00pm on June 21st, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1699:cdema-situation-report-2-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-400pm-on-june-21st-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1699:cdema-situation-report-2-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-400pm-on-june-21st-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 MESSAGE

    Tropical Storm Bret degenerates into a Tropical Wave while assessments are ongoing in Trinidad and Tobago.

    THE SITUATION

    According to the National Hurricane Center, Miami Florida, as at 5:00pm (AST) Tuesday June 20, 2017, the remnants of Bret were located near latitude 12.0 North, longitude 67.3 West. The remnants are rapidly moving toward the west-northwest near 22 mph (35 km/h), and this motion will continue during the next day or so. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:18:38 +0000 CDEMA Situation Report #1 - Tropical Storm Bret - as of 2:00pm on June 20th, 2017 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1698:cdema-situation-report-1-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-200pm-on-june-20th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 http://cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1698:cdema-situation-report-1-tropical-storm-bret-as-of-200pm-on-june-20th-2017&catid=39:situation-reports&Itemid=347 SUMMARY

    Tropical Storm Bret, the second named Storm for the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season formed near Trinidad on June 19, 2017. TS Bret impacted Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada during Monday night, June 19, 2017 into early Tuesday morning June 20, 2017.

    THE SITUATION

    According to the National Hurricane Center, Miami Florida, as at 11:00am (AST) Tuesday June 20, 2017, the center of Tropical Storm Bret was located near latitude 11.6 North, longitude 64.4 West. Bret is moving toward the west-northwest near 21 mph (33 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue through tomorrow. ]]> prince.thomas@cdema.org (Prince Thomas) frontpage Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:58:27 +0000