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Countries in the Wider Caribbean  Region need, before being part of the Regional OPRC Plan, to have their own national contingency plan developed.

 

You can find the status of Conventions for all countries here.

 

The country profiles with the latest information of the status of the NCP available at the Center, as well as the list of REMPEITC's activities attended by each country, can be found in the country folders.

 

 

Country Name

Last update of the Country Profile

Status of the NCP

Last Update of the NCP

Authority in charge of the NCP

Antigua & Barbuda

18-Apr-12

Approved in 1995 - New draft in 2012

National Office of Disaster Management 

Aruba

20-Nov-11

Written in 1993 and approved in 1994

 

Crisis Management Office

Bahamas

21-May-10

Approved in 1999

1975, updated 1999 and 2006

 

Barbados

13-Apr-12

Adopted

January 2002 (+revised draft in 2007)

Environmental Protection Department

Belize

19-Nov-08

Draft

November 2008

Department of Environment in consultation with NEMO Secretariat

Colombia

28-Jul-10

Adoptado

La última revisión del Plan se hizo en Octubre de 2009.

Dirección de Gestión del Riesgo

Costa Rica

9-Feb-10

Borrador 

2010

 Comisión Interinstitucional para la Prevención, Control y Combate de la Contaminación del Mar por Hidrocarburos.

Cuba

4-Jan-08

 

Septiembre 2009

DSIM

Curaçao

20-Sep-11

Adopted in 1994

2008

Directorate of Shipping and Maritime Affairs – assisted by a National Coordinator

Dominica

1-Jan-10

Approved (1996)

 

 

Dominican Republic

11-Jun-11

Draft

2001

La Marina de Guerra 

El Salvador

11-Feb-10

En progreso

 

La Comisión Nacional por medio de la Dirección General de Protección Civil Prevención y Mitigación de Desastres (DGPCPMD)

France - French Antilles

1-Dec-08

Adopted

Apr-08

AEM (maritime safeguard bureau for the French West-Indies)

France - French Guiana

30-Mar-09

Adopted

 

 

Grenada

25-Mar-09

Draft

Apr-01

National Emergency Relief Organisation (NERO), represented by the National Disaster Co-ordinator in the Office of the Prime Minister.

Guatemala

26-Feb-10

Borrador

2011

Comisión de Contingencia en Caso de Derrames de Hidrocarburos sus Derivados y Sustancias Potencialmente Peligrosas en al Mar y Regiones Marino Costeras (CODEMAR). 

Guyana

1-Nov-08

 

 

 

Haiti

29-Dec-11

None

 

 

Honduras

2-Mar-10

Borrador

Nov-11

Dirección General de la Marina Mercante
Oficina de Prevención de la Contaminación

Jamaica

25-Mar-09

Approved

 

Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management.

México

19-Dec-08

 

2008

La SEMAR (Secretaría de Marina)

Neth - BES Islands

12-Mar-12

Draft

2012

Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment - Rijkswaterstaat for Saba, Statia and Bonaire

Nicaragua

23-Feb-10

Borrador

Jul-09

Dirección General de Transporte Acuático / Departamento de Proteccion Maritima y Portuaria 

Panamá

8-Mar-10

Borrador

2010

La AMP es responsable del PNC (actualización, distribución...).

Saint Kitts and Nevis

29-Mar-09

Drafted

1998

 

Saint Lucia

25-Mar-09

Adopted (approved in 2007)

August 6th, 2002 (5th version)

National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO)

Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

19-Feb-09

Draft

Feb-09

National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) 

Sint Maarten

17-Apr-12

Not written yet (March 2012)

 

Maritime Authority

Suriname

17-Jan-08

Draft

2004

Maritime Authority of Suriname

Trinidad & Tobago

24-May-12

Draft

2012

MEEA

UK - Anguilla

20-Feb-12

Draft

Several drafts developped but never adopted

Department of Environment

UK - British Virgin Islands

10-Jun-09

 

 

 

UK - Cayman Islands

13-Aug-09

adopted in 1997 and enabled in legislation in 2001

 

 

UK - Montserrat

20-Jun-06

Draft

1996

 

UK - Turks and Caicos

10-Jul-05

 

1996

 

United States

20-Jan-12

Adopted

 

 

Venezuela

1-Jul-10

 

 

 Instituto Nacional de los Espacios Acuaticos e Insulares (INEA) 

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