BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, April 24, CMC – Issues relating to the further strengthening of the regional Comprehensive Management (RCM) will be among matters discussed at the third meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) that begins here on Thursday.
The two-day meeting will also discuss a national comprehensive disaster management policy, the climate smart community disaster management programme and the mainstreaming climate change adaptation into the CDM Country Work programmes.
“TAC is part of the governance mechanism of CDEMA and provides strategic guidance on the development and implementation of the regional Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme. The meeting will see a gathering of senior officials of the national disaster management organisations of CDEMA’s 18 participating states and specialised regional organisations,” said a spokesman for the organisers.
He said the TAC will also consider the way forward on a logistics plan for the regional response mechanism and the review of 2010-2011 emergency events in CDEMA participating states. (TB/BGIS)
The two-day meeting will be addressed by the Acting Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Michael Lashley.