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What is NDRMVP?

The National Disaster Risk Management Volunteer Programme (NDRMVP) seeks to bring under one (1) umbrella, volunteers from various institutions across the island to render service in the pre and post-impact phases of a disaster. The mission of the programme is to strengthen the response mechanisms and build the capacity of volunteers, towards enhancing the preparedness, response and recovery efforts through the education and training at the community and parish levels.

Who is a NDRM Volunteer?

NDRM Volunteer is an individual that possesses skills-sets that include but are not limited to DRM, who is willing, able and available without monetary contributions, to contribute to the development of a resilient nation and community by giving their time, knowledge and skills.

Purpose & Objectives of NDRMVP

The purpose of the programme is to identify and empower, competent and committed individuals who exhibit genuine interest and willingness to assist in emergency situations.  Such individuals once identified and the requisite agreements signed will support the existing Emergency Preparedness and Response Mechanism during a disaster.

The objective of the NDRMVP is to:

Am I Eligible to Become a Volunteer?

Advantages of Becoming a Volunteer