Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA)

Overview of Department:

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) is the lead agency on Montserrat responsible for emergency and comprehensive disaster management through prevention, mitigation, planning, preparedness, response and recovery.


DMCA’s vision is a comprehensive approach to hazard management: to facilitate and coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive disaster-management programmes through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.


To prevent or reduce the impact of natural and man-made hazards and disasters on life, health, property and expedite recovery through education, warning systems and coordination of multi-agency resources.


The DMCA provides the following services:

  • Operational and Logistical Support in times of crisis and disasters;
  • Communication and main provider of VHF radio system via interagency linkages;
  • Oversee all operations of Zone V;
  • Disseminate precise, timely and transparent information before, during and after a hazard impact, emergency or disaster, and carryout outreach activities;
  • Rental of Assets;
  • Rental of Facilities;
  • Maintenance of critical infrastructure;
  • Provision of standby generation plants for inter-agency support.

Department News


Mr. Alvin Ryan

Important Disaster Info.

Hurricane Tracking Map

Social Media

Main Contact Details

Sweeney’s Montserrat
Tel: 664-491-7166 or 664-491-3076
Website: dmca@gov.ms

Departments/Unit Contact Information

Operations & Logistics Officer: Kelvin White
Email: whitek@gov.ms

Main Tel: 664-491-7166

Information & Education Officer: Ms. Shirlian Queeley
Email: queeleys@gov.ms
Main Tel: 664-491-7166

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