The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is inviting applications for the following positions:
- Senior Programme Officer – Telecommunication who will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of the telecommunications programme at the CDEMA Coordinating Unit. This will include the development and implementation of the minimum emergency telecoms standards for CDEMA Participating States (PS) as well as maintain the emergency telecoms function at the CDEMA CU. Deadline for applications is close of business on Thursday, January 31st, 2019.
- Logistics Specialists who will be responsible for providing support to the Preparedness and Response Programme. This will include the development & management of the Regional Logistics Programme. Deadline for applications is close of business on Friday, January 18th, 2019.
- The link for the CDEMA website is: https://www.cdema.org/opportunities.
St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago W.I. – Tuesday 3rd April, 2018 – Stakeholders and members of the public are expected to convene at Sandy Bay Government Primary School on April 6th at 4:00 PM for the official launch of the Volcano-Ready Communities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines Project, which aims to increase awareness of volcanic and multi hazard risk at the community level in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.Read more: Volcano-Ready Communities Project to Launch in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Today the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) launched the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) Based All Hazard Warning System. CAP is an (Extensible Markup Language) XML based protocol and is the common element of the individual warning components which allow all components to be triggered by a single action. Jerwayne Laidlow- Radio Communication Officer NEMO presented the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) and explained how to subscribe for email alerts along with installing of the App. It was funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from ECHO – the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid.
Read more: Launch of CAP/EWS (23-03-2018)