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… PANAMA, 18 January, 2016 - The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) has launched an awards scheme for 2016 … of the Jeremy Collymore Award for Research in Disaster Response and Disaster Risk Management. In December, Mr. Collymore received CDEMA’s highest award at the 9th … resilience.” He stressed the importance of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, adopted in March 2015,  to the Caribbean States and its 40 …
GENEVA, 8 June 2012 - The magnitude 4.0 earthquake recorded off the coast of Antigua on 11 May is "a warning that the Caribbean should prepare for a much more severe earthquake to come," says a leading expert. Seismologist Joan Latchman of the Seismic Research Unit in Trinidad and Tobago said: "Caribbean islands lie in an area of relatively high earthq…