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
US TEL: +1 (268) 562-2144/460-7075
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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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NODS SHELTER LIST 2018

Tuesday 11th September 2018
View the names of the district disaster coordinators, their deputies and the hurricane shelters....
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NODS ADVISES THE MONITORING OF HURRICANE ISAAC

Monday 10th September 2018
Residents are advised to pay attention to the updates from the Met Office and take the necessary ste...
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SHELTER ON BARBUDA CAN ACCOMMODATE BARBUDA RESIDENTS RETURNING HOME

Tuesday 4th September 2018
The shelter can house the residents who remain at the NTTC....
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RELOCATION OF BARBUDA RESIDENTS AT BARRYMORE HOTEL

Thursday 30th August 2018
NODS has set a September 7th deadline to see how best the number of residents can be reduced....
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