Dr Stephen Ramroop - CEO, ODPMFunding cuts is said to be hampering the ODPM’s progress.

Following flooding which occurred in several parts of Trinidad yesterday Chief Executive Officer of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management, Dr Stephen Ramroop is stating that while his organization has been all that they can to treat with these incidents more is needed to effectively carry out duties.

Speaking on the Power Breakfast Show on Power 102.1fm this morning Dr. Ramroop indicated that the ODPM should be at the center of all aspects relating to natural disasters but a lack of sufficient funding is hindering its technological resources.

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He is hopeful that the ODPM will be granted the authority to carry out training in risk reduction and management to better face its challenges.

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Chief Executive Officer of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management, Dr. Stephen Ramroop.