October 20, 2021

Cayman Islands’ First Responders train in Incident Command Systems and Mass Casualty Management

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Between October 15th and October 19th, approximately forty individuals in Grand Cayman are receiving training in Mass Casualty Management (MCM) and Incident Command Systems (ICS). The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) are sponsoring the courses. “A Mass Casualty Incident is any event resulting in a number of victims large […]

Caribbean tsunami exercise to be conducted March 15, 2018

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GRAND CAYMAN (HMCI) The Cayman Islands will join other localities in the Caribbean as a participant in a tsunami response exercise on March 15, 2018. The purpose of this exercise is to evaluate local tsunami response plans and communications strategies, increase tsunami preparedness, and improve regional coordination. “This important exercise will test the current procedures […]

38 Volunteers complete Red Cross training programme

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38 Volunteers from the Cayman Islands Red Cross have successfully completed a  National Intervention Team (NIT) training programme. The intensive six-night training, developed by the International Federation of Red Cross, trained local volunteers to coordinate, facilitate, respond to and recover from disasters. During the programme, volunteers developed presentations based on what they learned and applied […]