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10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management, 04-09 Dec 2017, Bahamas (Nassau)

The Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management is a signature event of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and its partners. The 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management has been co-hosted by the Government of The Bahamas through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and run from December 4th – 9th, 2017 and was convened under the theme “CDM: The Road to Resilience Check Point 2017 – Building Resilience through Partnerships”.

Utilising the checkpoint approach to monitoring the progress of the 2014-2024 CDM Strategy, participants were presented with the Caribbean Assessment Report which provided decision-makers with information related to progress, gaps and lessons learnt towards the achievement of CDM.

The objectives of CDM10 were to: facilitate knowledge exchanges on pathways to resilience through Public and Private Sector Partnerships; highlight progress towards the achievement of CDM results within the priority areas of Institutional Strengthening, Knowledge Management, Sector Mainstreaming and Community Resilience; showcase relevant research and applicable tools for the advancement of CDM in the region; provide a forum for the engagement and empowerment of youth in supporting the DRM agenda; strengthen DRM capabilities of CDM Stakeholders