Bridgetown, Barbados July 28, 2023 – As the CDEMA Coordinating Unit embarks on further inclusion of technology in its disaster management processes, the fourth annual GeoCRIS Beginner Training was hosted virtually with MapAction, bringing together the 19 CDEMA Participating States. Over 30 participants received in-depth training through specific modules and practical scenarios, equipping them with the tools needed to utilize geospatial data for risk and hazard mapping, as well as disaster preparedness and response.

May 10th, 2023, Nassau, Bahamas - The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in conjunction with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), just concluded a Consultative training workshop aimed at adapting and implementing harmonized Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) for Early-Warning Systems in the region.

Speaking during the three-day event held in The Bahamas, Deputy Executive Director of CDEMA, Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig, told those in attendance and online, that harmonizing of the SOPs would ensure effective coordination and communication of the operations, during emergencies and disasters in the 19 Participating States.

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