NATIONAL OFFICE OF DISASTER SERVICES

PREVENTION, PROTECTION AND RELIEF

MISSION

The National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) was established as a state-run agency of the government with responsibility to reduce the vulnerability of natural and technological hazards in the twin island state, through multi-sector and integrated hazard risk reduction management. (NODS) through its operations seeks at all times to save life and protect property in Antigua and Barbuda.   NODS also provides administrative and emergency support base on request from the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) to assist any of the CDEMA member states.

NODS assists in the planning and execution of comprehensive stakeholder disaster management exercises at the national level. This is done to test the effectiveness of existing plans and identify deficiencies that need to be addressed by various agencies.


USEFUL INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC

Public Awareness for a Fire
Public Awareness for an Earthquake
Guidelines on preparedness ashfall
Home Preparedness Checklist Hurricane
Emergency Preparedness Guide for Seniors and Caretaker

 










 
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EMERGENCY SHELTERS FOR THE 2019 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON

Monday 26th August 2019
Fifty-seven structures have been selected as emergency shelters....
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TSUNAMI DRILL FOR ST. JOHNíS RURAL WEST

Tuesday 16th July 2019
Following the success of the Bethesda Tsunami Drill, a second exercise will be held....
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PREPARATIONS IN BARBUDA ADEQUATE FOR HURRICANE SEASON

Friday 31st May 2019
NODS is confident that the work done so far should ensure that the island fares well....
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PREPARATIONS FOR THE 2019 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON

Friday 31st May 2019
NODS has been finalizing preparations for the hurricane season which begins on June 1st....
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BETHESDA/CHRISTIAN HILL TSUNAMI DRILL

Friday 25th January 2019
Residents of the area will take part in the first ever drill on Saturday, January 26th....
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