CDEMA Boss Endorses Holness’ Call for Greater Regional Disaster Cooperation

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Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, CDEMA, Ronald Jackson, says regional governments should invest more in existing systems of dealing with natural disasters.

Speaking in the Cayman Islands yesterday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, urged Caribbean states to improve their response coordination to natural disasters.

Mr. Jackson says more effective systems of monitoring and responding to natural disasters will benefit the region.

Mr. Jackson says the Caribbean region is under utilizing available assets.

Mr. Jackson also says coordination between countries should be streamlined to avoid redundancies.

Ronald Jackson, Executive Director of CDEMA speaking yesterday on Nationwide this Morning.


William Mitchell is a sports-fanatic turned journalist. He graduated from CARIMAC in 2016. He interned at the Jamaica Gleaner covering sports and joined NNN in 2017. Mitchell covers crime for Nationwide. He’s been to every single zone of special operations across the island.


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