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  1. High level meeting convened to address El Nino impact-multi-sectoral interventions to be taken to bring relief to farmers

    A high-level meeting was today convened with the aim of bringing relief to affected farmers countrywide. The multi-sectoral approach in dealing with the effects of…

  2. Guyana intensifies water search

    Even as hospitals and restaurants are being  urged to store water to help cope with the drought, authorities are considering diverting creeks to the East…

  3. Region Nine hard hit by extreme dry weather conditions

    Severe dry weather conditions in Region Nine are taking a heavy toll on Indigenous Peoples’ villages and communities in Guyana’s southern Region. There has been…

  4. CDC’s national response mechanism activated- in response to El Niño

    The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) which is Guyana’s premier agency for Disaster Response and Preparedness has activated the National Response Mechanism to address the shortage…

  5. Public Sector Investment Programme

    Hinterland communities in Regions One, Seven, Eight and Nine that are affected by the prolonged dry season, will be given support. Government is in the…

  6. CDC launches National Emergency Monitoring System

    The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Guyana’s leading agency for disaster management, recently launched a 24-hour operational National Emergency Management System (NEMS) which will see the…

  7. CDC launches disaster risk management project in Orealla/Siparuta

    As part of its International Day of Disaster Reduction observance, held under the theme “Knowledge for life”, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) launched its disaster…

  8. CDC’s institutional capacity to be strengthened-volunteer corps being promoted

    The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) which recently, in its own way, celebrated International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015, is currently in the process of…

  9. Emergency supplies, warehouse for drought-stricken Rupununi

    Authorities are preparing to rush emergency supplies to the drought-stricken Rupununi, obtain dorught-resistant cassava sticks and build a warehouse to stock necessities, the Ministry of…

  10. NEOC’s activation a success

    Georgetown, GINA, July 22, 2015Heavy rainfalls which resulted in increased water levels in rivers and canals, significantly affecting the daily operations of Regions 3 and…

  11. President Ramotar, CDEMA Head discuss Region’s Disaster Management Strategy …Guyana’s CDC lauded

    Georgetown, Guyana , January 14, 2015 (Guyana Chronicle) – Guyana’s role in the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) was the topic of discussion when President…

  12. CDC Volunteer Corps launches Region Nine branch

    In an effort to ensure the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) successfully achieves its mandate, the Civil Defence Commission Volunteer Corps (CDC VC), with financial assistance…

  13. Consultation On Disaster Risk Management Bill

    The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is committed to developing a national strategy for disaster risk reduction and management being the systematic approach…

  14. Consultancy: Design of An Investment Programme In Flood Prevention And Mitigation

    The Government of Guyana (GoG), with the support of the international donor community, has taken several actions to improve disaster risk management (DRM) and coastal…

  15. CDC’s EOC Management Training for GDF Reserve Officers

    The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) continues to extend its mandate of delivering Disaster Risk Management (DRM) training across Guyana.The CDC recognizes and understands the importance…

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.

By Whatsapp messenger to 623-1700.