Tag Archives: National Emergency Management Organization

SHELTER MANAGEMENT TRAINING

Persons who will be serving as Shelter Managers during the 2019 Hurricane Season will receive training today, at a Shelter Management Training Workshop, organized by the  National Emergency Management Organization {NEMO} The Training Workshop, is targeting Shelter Managers and their team members, and will be held at NEMO’s Conference Room from today to Thursday. The… Continue Reading →

2019 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially starts on Saturday June 1st.   Director of the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), Michelle Forbes is advising individuals and families to be prepared for the season which ends on November 30th. Miss Forbes warned against complacency, and appealed for vigilance throughout the entire six-month period.  She also stressed that… Continue Reading →

TRADE WINDS AND VOLCANO ACTIVITIES

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said the activities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the last eruption of La Soufriere Volcano were extended this year because of Exercise Trade Winds which takes place during the month of June. Director of NEMO, Michelle Forbes said they ended the program last Thursday with a consultation at… Continue Reading →

NEMO REMAIN PREPARED

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has reiterated its appeal for members of the public to always be prepared for any disasters. This appeal was made by Radio Communications Officer at NEMO, Jerwin Laidlow, who highlighted that even though the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season will end at the end of November, people should still be… Continue Reading →

NEMO TSUNAMI

A “Know the Tsunami Warning Signs” Video will be released today as the National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, joins the global community to observe World Tsunami Awareness Day today. The video was produced locally by NEMO in collaboration with a number of popular local Soca Artistes, with funding from the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency… Continue Reading →

EARTH SCIENCE WEEK

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) will be hosting activities from today to commemorate Earth Science Week The activities will be conducted in collaboration with the UWI Seismic Research Centre, and with support from the Volcano Ready Communities Project and the Strengthening Resilience in Volcanic Areas (STREVA) Project of the University of East Anglia (UK)…. Continue Reading →

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

A 25-million dollar project is currently being implemented by the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in Sandy Bay to address Disaster Management issues. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves spoke of this as he delivered the feature address yesterday, at a ceremony to mark the opening of a Satellite Warehouse in Noel, Sandy Bay…. Continue Reading →