Thirty-nine shelters have been named for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season.
It’s now the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season and residents are being advised to begin finalising preparations for the season.
Recent earthquakes throughout the region do not necessarily mean there is an increase in seismic activity.
The tsunami evacuation exercise facilitated by the National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) on Friday has increased the level of awareness among residents on tsunami safety and brought to light the need for follow-up programmes especially with the Ministry of Education.
Welcome to the National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) website.
While exploring the world of Disaster Management, you will be able to find information on
not only the traditional relief aspects of a disaster, but also the more effective,
pre-disaster risk reduction aspects, which are critical elements of any sustainable emergency/disaster management process.
This web-based tool also serves as a link for professionals, volunteers, and organizations active in all phases of disaster management.
CDEMA (Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency)
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is the new name of the regional disaster management body formerly known as the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA), which operated from 1991 to August 2009. The official date of transition from CDERA to CDEMA was September 1, 2009.
The following provides a listing with details on the type of disasters which can affect Antigua and BarbudaHurricane Earthquake Drought Fire Flood Landslide Storm Surge Thunderstorm Tsunami Volcanoes