Tag Archives: disaster

NEMO Disaster Database Workshop

Director of the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), Howie Prince says they have made significant progress in the country’s management of disasters over the years. He made this statement this morning during the opening of a three-day National Disaster Database Training Workshop which focusses on Disaster Inventory Management System (DesInventar). Mr. Prince said the latest… Continue Reading →

Prime Minster On Disaster Aid

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said the government will welcome any form of assistance, which will contribute to the ongoing national rebuilding effort in the aftermath of the December 2013 floods. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday, Dr. Gonsalves said this country received numerous pledges of assistance from regional and international agencies following the… Continue Reading →

Disaster Management In St.Vincent And The Grenadines

Permanent Secretaries and Senior Public Servants met at the Foreign Affairs Conference Room yesterday to fashion a national Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) policy and strategy for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. A release from the Agency for Public Information, API, says once this document is finalized, this country is expected to adopt and implement the… Continue Reading →

Cecil McKie Disaster Response

Minister of Tourism, Cecil McKie, has hailed the government’s foresight in putting the necessary mechanisms in place to mitigate the effects of natural disasters. His commendation came during his contribution to last week’s debate on the 2014 Supplementary Estimates in the House of Assembly. In tabling the bill, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr…. Continue Reading →

Jomo Thomas Raises Climate Change Awareness

Government Senator, Jomo Thomas, said recent disasters, including the devastating floods of December 24th last year, highlights the need for greater public awareness on issues relating to Climate Change. He made the point while contributing to last week’s debate on the 2014 Supplementary Estimates in the House of Assembly. Senator Thomas said the increase in… Continue Reading →

Maxwell Charles Debate

Minister of Information, Maxwell Charles, said several key sectors stand to benefit significantly from the successful passage of the 2014 Supplementary Estimates. The estimates, amounting to 83-million 890-thousand, 800 dollars, were by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, in Parliament on Wednesday. Contributing to the debate today, Minister Charles said the financing… Continue Reading →