Bridgetown, Barbados, October 7, 2007, (CDEMA) - US$562, 600 was donated by the Government of Brazil to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) today. The funding will support Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) management and humanitarian assistance in CARICOM member states.

Speaking at the signing ceremony Ambassador Acquarone of Brazil, said the agreement is a demonstration of putting in practical terms (Brazil’s) intention to cooperate with CDEMA.

Bridgetown, Barbados Monday September 20, 2010 (CDEMA) – Disaster Risk Management (DRM) experts at Haiti’s Civil Protection Directorate (CPD) will benefit from training in Emergency Communications through the CDEMA’s Haiti Technical Assistance Program. CDEMA’s HTAP staff will facilitate a three day workshop from September 22- 24, 2010 in Port au Prince supported by regional Emergency Communications and Information and Communications Technology specialists.

Bridgetown, Barbados, Tuesday September 14, 2010 – (CDEMA) – Regional Disaster Management and Legislative experts are meeting in Barbados, on Friday September 17, 2010 to develop and finalize tools and procedures for the implementation of revised Model Disaster Management Legislation.

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