Bridgetown, Barbados, March 28, 2013 (CDEMA) - On March 31, 2013, Mr. Jeremy Collymore demits office as Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. For over 21 years he was at the helm of the CDEMA (formerly CDERA) Coordinating Unit in Bridgetown Barbados. A luncheon was held in his honour yesterday, March 27, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre in Barbados. Click here for Mr. Collymore’s address at the function. For recording of all remarks click here.

Bridgetown, Barbados, February 11, 2013 (CDEMA) - During the period February 11-14, the University of Technology, Jamaica/Faculty of the Built Environment (FOBE), in collaboration with CDEMA under its CARICOM/Brazil/FAO Cooperation Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction, will be hosting the Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Management (BUE6023) course. This tertiary level short training course seeks to provide graduate level students from the region with a sound knowledge of contemporary disaster management policy and practice that will enhance their capacity to analyze and manage disaster management issues associated with the built environment.

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