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The Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) is the region’s premier event on disaster risk management and is organised by the Coordinating Unit (CU) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in collaboration with its partners. CDM is the Caribbean brand of Disaster Risk Management. Promoted and advanced throughout the region, CDM contributes to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) 2015-2030, a blueprint for global actions in Disaster Risk Management (DRM).

Being dubbed the largest gathering of professionals in the field of disaster management, the 12th CDM also curates a platform that facilitates professional development for all disaster risk management (DRM) Practitioners conceivable.

The Conference is also the regional event of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) and is structured to promote good practice, share ongoing research and chart the way forward for the advancement of CDM in the Caribbean.

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Mia Amor Mottley

The Honourable
Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C., M.P

Prime Minister

Philip J. Pierre

The Honourable Philip J. Pierre

Prime Minister
Saint Lucia

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Who Should Attend?

  • Disaster risk management practitioners
  • Planners
  • Environmental scientists
  • Practitioners from the financial services and insurance industry
  • Innovators in the disaster management space
  • Technology entrepreneurs
  • Hospitality and tourism sector practitioners
  • Regional government officials

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a hybrid event that is being held at Savannah Beach Hotel with limited seating capacity. Physical appearance is by exclusive invitation only. If you have not been issued with an exclusive invitation, please register to join us virtually at:
No, you do not have to download any software to participate. You only need to have access to the internet and you will need to register here: by following the instructions and visiting the same website on the day of the event to log-in to join the event.
We recommend Chrome or Firefox.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
The event will remain open 24/7 for 30 days. Therefore, you can attend whenever it’s convenient for you during this period of time. Also, sessions will be available on demand via the vFairs portal for a limited period of time.

Contact us

Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

Resilience Way, Lower Estate

St. Michael, Barbados

Tele: 246 434 4880