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Testing the National Emergency Notification System Phase 1

30th August 2019, 5:08pm Press Release

HMCI and the DPSC will soon test Phase 1 of the NENS Radio Alert System. All radio broadcasts will be briefly interrupted to conduct the important testing.

HMCI and DPSC Hold Joint Workshop on Public Emergency Alerts

29th August 2019, 1:33pm
Press Release

Inmates Receive Career Advice

27th August 2019, 4:19pm
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Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and the Environment
3rd Floor, Government Administration Building, 133 Elgin Avenue
George Town
Grand Cayman
P: (345) 244-2424

Freedom of Information

As a Public Authority, the Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and the Environment complies with the Freedom of Information Law, 2007.

The Ministry is responsible for providing policy direction and monitoring the overall performance of its departments. The intent of the Ministry of Home Affairs is to ensure the Cayman Islands remains a safe and secure place to live, visit and invest.


Financial Services

Recognised as one of the world's leading global financial services centres, the Cayman Islands prides itself in providing a wide variety of professional services, including banking, funds, company formation, insurance, structured finance, vessel and aircraft registry, and the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange.

Her Majestyís Prison Service

Her Majestyís Prison Service serves the public by keeping in custody those committed by the courts. Our duty is to look after them with humanity and help them lead law abiding and useful lives in custody and after release.

Her Majestyís Fire Service

The CIFS provides fire prevention, domestic and aerodrome rescue and firefighting services. The Cayman Island Fire Service primarily provides firefighting and rescue service to the three islands. There are three stations in Grand Cayman with the main headquarters located on Airport Road in George Town and sub-stations in West Bay and North Side. There is one station in Cayman Brac and one in Little Cayman.

Department of Community Rehabilitation

The Departmentís primary mission is to assess, manage, supervise and rehabilitate adult offenders in the community, in order to influence positive behavioural change, while reducing adult offending behaviours, promoting victim interest and enhancing public safety in the Cayman Islands.

Department of Public Safety Communication (911)

911 Public Safety Communications (Cayman Islands) was established in 1996 to answer emergency and non-emergency telephone calls 24 hours per day from the Communications Centre located in downtown George Town. Prior to that, residents called 999 (the police) to process emergency calls.

Hazard Management Cayman Islands

Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) has overall responsibility for the national hazard management programme, including preparedness, response, mitigation and recovery. HMCI has responsibility for Governmentís public safety radio system. The agency deals with all hazards (man-made and natural) and is permanently staffed and ready to go operational at all times. HMCI is responsible for the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) which is located at the Fire Station in George Town.

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Hon Tara Rivers JP MLA

Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs

  • Dax Basdeo PhD JP

    Chief Officer

  • Kathryn Dinspel-Powell

    Deputy Chief Officer

  • Wendy Manzanares

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Kimlon Lawrence

    Chief Human Resources Officer

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