Tag Archives: Reduction

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves On Disaster Risk Reduction In SVG

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has emphasized the importance of Disaster Risk Reduction, noting that St. Vincent and the Grenadines is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. He was speaking at this morning’s launch of a new Disaster Risk Reduction Program entitled “Community Resilience and Institutional Preparedness in St. Vincent and the… Continue Reading →

Bernard Marksman On The Disaster Risk Reduction Programme

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross Society will host the launch of a new Disaster Risk Reduction Programme next week. The program is entitled “Community Resilience and Institutional Preparedness in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Lesser Antilles facing Natural Hazards” Director General of the Red Cross Headquarters Bernard Marksman says the… Continue Reading →

Disaster Risk Reduction Here Must Incorporate The Latest Technological Advances

Director of the Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies St Augustine Campus Dr. Richard Robertson, has urged Policy Makers here to make full use of local knowledge, when formulating policies to build resilience to Natural Disasters. Dr. Robertson was delivering the keynote address at the opening this morning of a two-day… Continue Reading →