Welcome to Disaster Risk Reduction Centre

CDEMA launches On-line Donation Facility for States affected by Hurricane IRMA. Direct donations may be made by clicking the link: http://www.cvent.com/d/xtqmzg

Hurricane Irma – Initial Impact
Situation Report #1
Situation Report #2

For further Situation Reports see CDEMA http://cdema.org/

Vision Statement

To be a multi disciplinary Centre of Excellence in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management in the Caribbean and globally, especially in Small Island States




Hurricane Ivan covering the Caribbean in September 2004
  1. Provide the leadership that drives the rationalization, integration, and development of all initiatives in disaster risk reduction and disaster management within the University of the West Indies.
  2. Mobilize resources, to supplement those provided by the University of the West Indies, to advance the university’s disaster management programme.
  3. Develop partnerships and other collaborative mechanisms that allow the University, its students and staff to maximize the effectiveness of their interventions in disaster management to advance sustainable development in the Caribbean region.

Let's Think Prevention and Mitigation



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DRR Related Research and Publications - UWI

Draft Research Themes and Publications by Subject AreaDOCX1.82 MB Download
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