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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TEL: +1 (268) 462-4206
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ECTEL'S DONATION TO NODS

Wednesday 21st November 2018
The St. Lucia-based telecommunications company donated EC$50,000....
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NODS INTENSIFY EFFORTS TO MOVE OCCUPANTS AT BARRYMORE HOTEL

Thursday 8th November 2018
Personnel from NODS, Public Works Department & the Police visited the hotel this morning....
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JAPANESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALLY HANDS OVER DISASTER EQUIPMENT

Friday 2nd November 2018
Two million US dollars worth of equipment was handed over to NODS...
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SUSTAINABILITY MEETING FOR NATIONAL MULTI-HAZARD EARLY WARNING SYSTEM

Monday 29th October 2018
The system is expected to be ready for 2019 hurricane season....
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COMMUNITY NOTICE

Friday 28th September 2018
Due to construction and renovation ongoing at NODS, the regular telephone lines are presently not op...
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