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MEDIA INVITATION - ODPM meets with volunteers


ODPM meets with volunteers

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) is developing its National Volunteer Programme which will allow the public, private and civil sectors to take ownership of their communities’ vulnerabilities and engage in risk reduction and emergency management practices. Since advertising the programme, a number of citizens and agencies have expressed an interest in offering their time and energy. The ODPM intends to conduct an introductory briefing for these volunteers. Further details are hereunder:-

Date:                      Saturday November 26, 2011

Time:                     9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

Location:               Auditorium, Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards, Macoya

Expected to bring remarks at this briefing are:-

  • Mr. Stephan Kishore, Disaster Coordinator  -  Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society
  • Mr. Emmanuel Peters, Director – Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
  • Mr. Allan Stewart, Director – Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA)
  • Dr. Stephen Ramroop, Chief Executive Officer – ODPM

Your media house is invited to cover this launch and provide subsequent reports.


For further information, please contact:


Dike G. Noel, Public Information Specialist

868 640 1285 ext 14240/


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