The Ministry of Agriculture will bring to a close the 1 year Emergency Assistance Response Project, funded through the Food and Agriculture Organization, to assist farmers affected by the December 2013 adverse weather system. A release from the Ministry says the project consisted of a number of programs, with the general objective of providing assistance… Continue Reading →
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 →
Vincentians are being encouraged to develop and implement emergency plans for their families, to mitigate the risk of disasters. The advice came from Sergeant Paul Smart of the Fire Department of the Police Force, during the On the Beat programme aired on NBC Radio on Monday night. Sergeant Smart said it is important that persons… Continue Reading →
The Fire Department of the local Police Force has restated its ongoing commitment to reducing the impact of fires on the lives of Vincentians. This commitment was given by Assistant Superintendent of Police, Joel James, during the On the Beat programme aired on NBC Radio on Monday evening, which focused on fire prevention.
Miss Forbes outlined some simple measures which Vincentians can take to adapt to climate change. The National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, is paying closer attention to the issue of climate change, which has had a significant impact on the weather patterns affecting St. Vincent and the Grenadines in recent years Word of this has come… Continue Reading →
Efforts are being made to heighten public awareness about geological hazards as St. Vincent and the Grenadines observed the 35th anniversary of the 1979 eruption of the La Soufriere volcano on April 13th. The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is partnering with the Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies, the Soufriere… Continue Reading →
Executive Director of the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), Howie Prince said the country is still in a State of Disaster. He made this statement during a press briefing which was held to update the nation on the status of the relief and recovery process. Mr. Prince said they have established disaster zones in the… Continue Reading →