Tag Archives: disaster

NEMO Disaster Plan

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has outlined the elements of a comprehensive Disaster Management Strategy, which has been formulated by the National Emergency Management Organization NEMO. The Prime Minister spoke of the importance of the plan, as he presented the 2015 Budget Address in Parliament last week. He said the strategy will guide this country’s… Continue Reading →

The Public Should Become More Involved In Disaster Risk Reduction

An appeal has been made for persons throughout the country to become actively involved in Disaster Risk Reduction and Shelter management programs to assist in times of disasters. This appeal was made by Chief Education Officer, Lou-anne Gilchrist during the opening of a two-day Child-Focused and Gender Sensitive Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Workshop, earlier this… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves Has Raised Estimated $300,000,000 EC For Disaster Relief

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the Government has been able to secure significant resources to carry out a number of infrastructural projects in North Leeward, in the wake of the devastation caused by the floods of December 2013. The Prime Minister made the point, as he delivered the feature address at a ceremony held… Continue Reading →

Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop Will Be Hosted Today By NEMO

The National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, is hosting a workshop today to discuss the Country Document for Disaster Risk Reduction in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. NEMO says the workshop is being held to provide an overview of the country document and present and revise the draft version of the document. It is also aimed… Continue Reading →