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Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA)


  • Organization TypeGovernment
  • HeadquartersBarbados
  • Founded1991
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is a regional inter-governmental agency for disaster management in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The Agency was established in 1991 as CDERA (Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency) with primary responsibility for the coordination of emergency response and relief efforts to Participating States that require such assistance. It transitioned to CDEMA in 2009 to fully embrace the principles and practice of Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM). (CDM) is an integrated and proactive approach to disaster management and seeks to reduce the risk and loss associated with natural and technological hazards and the effects of climate change to enhance regional sustainable development.


Staff at Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) have experience in


  • monitoring / evaluation
  • development
  • events / training
  • project support
  • international development


  • barbados
  • belize
  • saint lucia
  • trinidad and tobago
  • united states


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Contact Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA)

Former staff

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Company Offices

  • Barbados (headquarters)
  • Resilience Way, Lower Estate, St. Michael