Tag: Hazard Management Cayman Islands

Danielle Coleman named HMCI director

Danielle Coleman named HMCI director

| 28/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Danielle Coleman has been named Director of Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI), after having served as acting director on a rotational basis for the last six months. She is also the former Deputy Director of Preparedness and Planning for HMCI. [...]

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Cayman Brac CERT established

Cayman Brac CERT established

| 06/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Brac now has a dedicated Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) with the 52 residents who completed their training celebrated at a graduation ceremony held Saturday, 2 June, at the Seafarers and Veterans Hall. The 26-hour course comprised training in first aid/CPR, fire sa [...]

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Prospect repeats as CERT competition winner

Prospect repeats as CERT competition winner

| 14/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the second year in a row, the Prospect Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) came away winners in the annual CERT challenge in a competition featuring a completely different format than previous years. Instead of teams getting trained and then competing using the skills lear [...]

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Danielle Coleman: BVI destruction ‘worse than Ivan’

Danielle Coleman: BVI destruction ‘worse than Ivan’

| 01/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Danielle Coleman has returned from her secondment to the British Virgin Islands (BVI), describing the situation there as worse than the devastation caused by Hurricane Ivan on Grand Cayman in 2004. The Deputy Director of Preparedness and Planning with Hazard Management Cayman Islan [...]

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Danielle Coleman assisting BVI Red Cross

Danielle Coleman assisting BVI Red Cross

| 26/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Danielle Coleman, Deputy Director of Preparedness and Planning with Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI), has been deployed to the British Virgin Islands to help with aid efforts. She will assist the BVI Red Cross and the BVI Department of Disaster Management following the devas [...]

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Crowds get to eye Hurricane Hunter up close

Crowds get to eye Hurricane Hunter up close

| 02/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): About 1,000 people, comprising students from 12 different schools and members of the public, took advantage of a rare opportunity to tour a Hurricane Hunter aircraft on Wednesday, 26 April. The plane made a one-day stop at Owen Roberts International Airport’s General Aviation Ter [...]

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Tsunami response exercise for the Cayman Islands

Tsunami response exercise for the Cayman Islands

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands will join other Caribbean islands on Tuesday, 21 March, to take part in an annual tsunami response exercise called the CARIBE WAVE 17. According to Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) Director McCleary Frederick, the purpose of the exercise is to evaluate loc [...]

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Brac trains for mass casualty emergency

Brac trains for mass casualty emergency

| 17/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Between 7 and 11 November, 20 people in Cayman Brac received training in mass casualty management (MCM), in a course sponsored by the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI). Course coordinator, HMCI Awareness and Communications Officer S [...]

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Prospect team wins CERT competition

Prospect team wins CERT competition

| 20/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Prospect Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) took home the Chairman’s Challenge Cup in the second annual CERT Challenge, which was held at the Agriculture Grounds on Saturday, 17 September. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, who is chairman of the National Hazard Managemen [...]

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Training offered on disaster management

Training offered on disaster management

| 11/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A three-day disaster-management workshop, facilitated by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, is running through Thursday, 12 November, offering a refresher and training course for all related personnel in Cayman. [...]

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