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Prime Minister Caribbean Development Bank Project

Vincentians have been assured that is progressing well on the Natural Disaster Management project being financed by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). This assurance came from Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves as he provided an update on the project during a News Conference on Wednesday. Dr. Gonsalves said the various aspects of the project are… Continue Reading →

NEMO says it will continue to work closely with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) says it will continue to work closely with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross to ensure that all persons who were affected by the Christmas Eve natural disaster receive assistance. Speaking at a recent News Briefing, Director of NEMO, Howie Prince said it will cost the Government… Continue Reading →

Vincentians may have to pay more for electricity in the coming months.

Vincentians may have to pay more for electricity in the coming months, as a result of the damage sustained by the Hydro Stations of the St.Vincent Electricity Services Limited VINLEC. Chief Executive Officer of VINLEC Thornley Myers explained how the natural disaster impacted the operations of the company, during a News Conference yesterday. Mr. Myers… Continue Reading →

A sum of 60-thousand EC dollars has been allocated to the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to purchase essential medicines

A sum of 60-thousand EC dollars has been allocated to the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to purchase essential medicines, in the aftermath of the December 2013 Trough System. The OECS Secretariat’s Pharmaceutical Procurement Service has activated its disaster fund and will be making the funds available to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines… Continue Reading →

In light of the recent disaster the ministry of health has been providing psychological care and counselling….

The Ministry of Health has been providing psychological care and counseling to persons who were affected by the recent natural disaster. Health Psychologist attached to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, Dr. Jozelle Miller says her team has been providing psycho social support to the victims. Psychologist in the Ministry of Health Dr. Jozelle Miller.

Several local radio stations will be involved in a radiothon this Sunday, to assist persons affected by last week’s natural disaster.

Several local radio stations will be involved in a radiothon this Sunday, to assist persons affected by last week’s natural disaster. Chairman of the National Broadcasting Corporation, Elson Crick says the programme will originate from NBC Radio, and several other stations have confirmed their participation in the programme. Mr. Crick says an account has already… Continue Reading →