Ambassador Lynch delivers remarks at U.S. Disaster Response Assistance to the Guyana Civil Defence Commission

The interagency, cooperative nature of this endeavor highlights the resources and expertise the United States brings to bear in disaster response.  This bilateral engagement should not be, by any means, a one-time intervention.  The U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of International Affairs and Foreign Policy offers a number of virtual and in-person training opportunities that Guyana ...
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U.S.-Guyana Disaster Response Cooperation

On June 6, the United States Embassy in Georgetown and the Guyana Civil Defence Commission (CDC) marked strong bilateral cooperation in disaster response with the official conclusion of oil spill response training and the donation of disaster response equipment. From January through April 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard led a series of joint activities designed ...
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U.S. and Guyana Partner to Build Maritime Oil Spill Prevention and Response Skills

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the Guyana Civil Defence Commission (CDC), with support from the United States Department of State's Energy and Mineral Governance Program (EMGP), began a six-month series of joint activities designed to assist Guyana in the development of a reliable national response system and enhance the CDC’s maritime oil spill ...
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Building Disaster Resilience in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Recognizing the important role that communities play in building resilient countries, USAID is also partnering with the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) under a new activity that started on August 3, 2020 entitled, “Building Community Resilience in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean”. Under this initiative, USAID is contributing USD $1 million to strengthen coastal communities to become ...
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