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IFRC Seeks To Strengthen Disaster Risk Management In SVG

The International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) has pledged its continued support towards strengthening community resilience in countries of the region. Coordinator of the IFRC), Daniel Cott, gave the assurance while addressing today’s launch of a new Disaster Risk Reduction Program for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Mr. Cott said the main objective of… Continue Reading →

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 →

The Public Should Become More Involved In Disaster Risk Reduction

An appeal has been made for persons throughout the country to become actively involved in Disaster Risk Reduction and Shelter management programs to assist in times of disasters. This appeal was made by Chief Education Officer, Lou-anne Gilchrist during the opening of a two-day Child-Focused and Gender Sensitive Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Workshop, earlier this… Continue Reading →

Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop Will Be Hosted Today By NEMO

The National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, is hosting a workshop today to discuss the Country Document for Disaster Risk Reduction in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. NEMO says the workshop is being held to provide an overview of the country document and present and revise the draft version of the document. It is also aimed… Continue Reading →