Caribbean Emergency Legislation Project (CELP)
National Workshop
The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel
Kingston, Jamaica
March 25, 2010
 Welcome Remarks
  • Joan Neil, OAS Representative in Jamaica
Overview of Key issues in Disaster Legislation and the Caribbean Emergency Legislation Project State of Emergency, Budget Appropriation, Execution and Accountability: Key Challenges in Jamaica’s Legal and Institutional Framework
  • Judy Daniel , President, Environmental Advisors Inc. / Environmental Law and Management Expert / OAS-DSD Consultant

 National experiences: A look at different perspectives

  • Michelle Edwards, Senior Director, Mitigation, Planning, and Research Division, Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management
  • Lois Hue , Deputy Director General, Jamaica Red Cross

National Experiences: A look at different perspectives
  • Jacqueline C. Brown , Senior Director - Projects, Public Expenditure Division, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service
  • Saundra Bailey , Director, Reinsurance and Risk Management, CGM Insurance Brokers Jamaica Limited

 Identification of best practices
  • Teni Housty, Partner, Fraser and Housty Attorneys-at-Law (Guyana) / OAS-DSD Consultant
Working Groups

Working Groups’ Reports


  • Joan Neil, OAS Representative in Jamaica