Tag Archives: Disasters

Prime Minster Says Road Repair Programme Is Hindered By Recent Disasters

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the Government’s road maintenance programme has been derailed as a result of the series of severe weather events which have affected the country. The Prime Minister made the point, as he responded to a question from the media, at a News Conference on Tuesday. Dr. Gonsalves said the Government… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Transport And Works Plans Big Projects In Light Of Recent Disasters

The Ministry of Transport and Works is currently preparing to embark on a series of projects for protective work to be done on a number of bridges throughout the country. Chief Engineer, Brent Bailey tells NBC News that this work will take place while they implement a number of bridges around the country which were… Continue Reading →

St.Vincent And The Grenadines Biodiversity

Efforts are being made to reduce this country’s vulnerability to natural disasters through the implementation of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan. The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is implementing the project as party to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Project Coordinator of the Biodiversity Project in St. Vincent and the Grenadines,… Continue Reading →

HLDC Over 100 Employed

The Housing and Land Development Corporation said more than one hundred Vincentians are currently employed in the reconstruction efforts following the disaster in December of 2013. General Manager of the Housing and Land Development Corporation (HLDC), Elvis Charles tells NBC News that Mr. Charles said the housing program, is ongoing in Fitzhughes, Cumberland, Vermont and… Continue Reading →