We are thrilled to announce the launch of TEMA’s Newsletter, an informative resource showcasing an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse into the activities and programs of our esteemed agency. As a leading disaster management agency, TEMA is unwavering in its commitment to keeping our community well-informed, empowered, and prepared to tackle any challenges that may arise.
Through our newsletter, our primary objective is to provide valuable insights, expert advice, and timely updates on the latest developments within the agency. Get a firsthand look at the initiatives we are undertaking in and around the community, as well as the comprehensive programs we have in place.
These opportunities are specifically designed to enhance our skills and ensure that we continually excel in our roles, equipped to handle any situation that comes our way.
Don’t miss out on this invaluable resource! Take a moment to explore TEMA’s Newsletter today and be prepared to confront any challenges that may arise. Together, we can forge a safer and more resilient future for our community.
HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS CAMPAIGN
ARE WE PREPARED FOR THE HURRICANE SEASON?
Make Tobago a HARD TARGET this Hurricane season.
Prepare Tobago’s children, by registering your summer camp for a Hurricane Preparedness presentation
The kids will learn to:
• Understand which hazards that may impact your community
• Know what to do to be safe and mitigate damage
• Take action to increase their preparedness
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY AND THE TOBAGO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING, CEMENTING OUR PARTNERSHIP IN DISASTER RESILIENCE
On Thursday 3rd March 2022, The Habitat for Humanity’s National Director Ms. Jennifer Messiah visited the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA). Ms. Messiah along with TEMA’s Director Mr. Allan Stewart cemented the partnership by signing the Memorandum of Understanding between TEMA and Habitat of Humanity Trinidad and Tobago.
This agreement was created to assist our communities to disaster resilience, thereby better preparing them to withstand and rapidly recover from disasters and hazards.
Habitat for Humanity TT will be offering training to TEMA and its volunteers in Construction Technology, which includes such components as blueprint reading, concrete mixing, roofing, and project management. This training which began on March 1st, 2022 is intended to increase the capacities of communities to become disaster resilient and to build and enhance the skills of persons within these communities.
Both TEMA and Habitat for Humanity have committed to sharing information and resources with each other and engaging and consulting on National Policy as it pertains to disaster preparedness and recovery efforts.
Additional training offered by Habitat for Humanity included Geospatial Information Mapping, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Gender Mainstreaming.
of the islandwide blackout that recently took place in Trinidad, We at TEMA (Tobago Emergency Management Agency)
want to inform members across the nation on tips you should utilize to assist you if a power outage were to occur..