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  1. CDC providing new homes, infrastructure to flood affected Region 7 & 8 residents

    Several agencies are aiding in the in the recovery process of the flood affected residents in Regions Seven and Eight. Retired Colonel and Director General…

  2. CDC concludes Mass Casualty Management training -Mass gathering legislation coming soon

    Georgetown, Guyana – (October 15, 2016) As Government moves to strengthen crowd management systems, The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in collaboration with the Pan American…

  3. CDC host mass causality management training workshop

    The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), today commenced a six-day Mass Causality Management Training Workshop. The training will prepare participants to deal with situations if a…

  4. CDC gets supplementary provisions to enhance disaster response

    Georgetown, GINA, August 9, 2016 The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) last evening was granted $55.7M in supplementary provisions to further enhance its disaster response mechanism…

  5. CDC establishes Regional Disaster Risk Management in Region Three

    The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) continues to implement Regional Disaster Risk Management Systems (RDRMS) across Guyana with Region Three being the latest beneficiary. An RDRMS…

  6. Oil spill emergency plans and procedure being formulated

    Guyana will soon have a coordinated Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) regarding oil spills prepared through a multi-stakeholder workshop currently underway. The workshop is being hosted…

  7. Sendai Framework …implementing priority areas critical for disaster risk reduction – CDC’s Deputy Director General

    It is critical that the priority areas of the Sendai Framework for disaster risk reduction be implemented in Guyana’s national programme even as the country…

  8. “Building Resilience and Sustainable Livelihood” -Experts join to finalize Work Plan for DRR/DRM in Guyana’s Agriculture Sector

    With the aim of building resilience and sustainable livelihood through mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management/ Disaster Risk Reduction in Guyana’s agriculture sector, representatives from the United…

  9. Successful Mass Casualty Management Exercise at D’urban Park conducted by CDC

    The simulation exercise by the Civil Defense Commission (CDC) today, was part of the Civil Defense Commission’s preparations for Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary activities. Deputy…

  10. CDC joins forces to develop emergency safety plan for D’urban Park

    The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), in partnership with other stakeholders has developed a Mass Causality plan to ensure citizens’ safety during the 50th Independence anniversary…

  11. National Disaster Risk Reduction Coordination Platform reactivated – Minister Harmon pushes for stronger disaster prevention and preparedness plans

    Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, reactivated the National Disaster Risk Reduction Coordination Platform (NDRRCP), which has only operated intermittently for a number of…

  12. CDC train Volunteers to eradicate Mosquito Breeding Sites

    The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in collaboration with the Vector Control Services of the Ministry of Health and the Guyana Red Cross Society through funding…

  13. President meets with Head of CDEMA

    Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Mr. Ronald Jackson, today, met with President David Granger to discuss the work of the…

  14. Government establishes new task force to deal with drought situation

    The Guyana government Wednesday announced the formation of a Ministerial Task Force that will create an action plan focusing on the immediate relief for communities…

  15. CDC, other agencies working to bring relief to El Nino hit communities –drilling rig being pursued

    The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) is leading efforts to bring some level of relief to communities hard hit by drought-like conditions due to El Nino.…

General Notice

The public is being notified that a 24-hour National Emergency Monitoring System (NEMS) has been activated through the Civil Defence Commission (CDC).
Citizens are encouraged to report any emergency situation to the NEMS to enable efficient alerting of the relevant authorities.

This can be done by telephone calls to 226-1114, 226-1117, 600-7500, 623-1700.

By text to 600-7500 or 623-1700.

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