St. Ann, Jamaica
February 10-21, 2003

Pan American Health Organisation World Health Organisation University of the West Indies, Mona Jamaica Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency
Caribbean Development Bank Office for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, Jamaica Ministry of Health Jamaica
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Dr. Jean-Luc Poncelet


Dr. Dana van Alphen


Regional Advisor

525 23rd Street 525 23rd Street
Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.
U.S.A. U.S.A.
Tel: 202-974-3521 (W) Tel: 202-974-3521 (W)
  202-412-6009 (Cel)   202-412-6009 (Cel)
Fax: 202-775-4578 Fax: 202-775-4578
Email: Email:
1 The Actors in Risk Management

1 Sectoral Preparedness
General concepts and Definitions

2 Health, Disasters and Development  
3 Course Presentations  
  Ms. Pat Bittner   Maj. Ivan Alert  

Program Management Officer

Subregional Advisor ag.
PAHO/WHO PAHO/WHO Caribbean Program Coordination
525 23rd Street Dayrellís Road & Navy Gardens
Washington, D.C. Christ Church
U.S.A. Barbados
Tel: 202-974-3528 (W) Tel: 246-436 6448 (W)
  202-412-6009 (Cel)   246-233-2728 (Cel)
Fax: 202-775-4578 Fax: 246-436 6447
Email: Email:
1 New technologies and disaster information resources

1 Sectoral Preparedness
General concepts and Definitions

2 Part 2. The right information, at the right time, the right way  

3 Part 3. Where to find disaster information

  Eng. Ana Treasure  

Dr. Gaya Gamhewage

Environmental Health Advisor Technical Officer
PAHO/WHO Jamaica Emergency and Humanitarian Action, WHO
2 King Street Avenue Appia 20
Kingston 1211 Geneva 27
Jamaica Switzerland
Tel:  876-967-4626/4691 Tel:  + 41 22 791-4030 (W)
  876-371-1617 (Cel)   + 41 22 340-1247 (H)
Fax:  876-967-5189 Fax:  + 41 22 791-4844
Email: Email:
1 Disaster Management In Water And Sanitation

Mr. Andrť Griekspoor

Dr. Claude de Ville de Goyet

Technical Officer


Emergency and Humanitarian Action, WHO Emergency Preparedness and Humanitarian Action, PAHO
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27  
Tel:  + 41 22 791-2761 Tel:  (301) 657-3898
Fax:  + 41 22 791-4844 Fax:  (301) 657-3898
Email: Email:


1 Emergency Mobilisation of resources
CAP Basics and Current Issues


2 Guidelines On The Use Of Military And Civil Defence Assets In Disaster Relief, UNITED NATIONS OCHA-GENEVA MCDU, Draft Revised Edition August 2000 2 Placing Bioterrorism in its Context

3 Nomenclature for IASC Appeal and Strategy Documents, Proposal to the IASC Working Group, Produced by the IASC CAP Sub-Working Group, January 2003   3 Mobilisation of Resources

4 Technical Guidelines For The Consolidated Appeals Process, OCHA, Updated August 2001   4 Simulation Exercise, Discussion of Management Issues

More reading on simulation exercise
  Mr. John Telford   Ms. Sacha Bootsma  
  Consultant, WHO   Technical Officer
  Millbank   PAHO/WHO CPC
  Woodbrook   Dayrellís Road & Navy Gardens
  Mountrath Co. Laois   Christ Church
Ireland Barbados
  Tel:  + 353-502-32667 (W)   Tel:  246-436 6448 (W)
  Fax:  246-436 6447
  Fax: + 353-502-32989   Email:
1 Humanitarian Supply Management System (SUMA)

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