Tag Archives: Michelle Forbes

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 →

PUBLIC CONTINUE SUPPORTING NEMO

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is continuing to host community meetings at locations across the country, to discuss evacuation plans in the event of a Volcanic Eruption. The meetings are being held as part of activities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the last eruption of La Soufriere Volcano. The sessions are focusing on… Continue Reading →

NEMO SATELLITE WAREHOUSE

An official ceremony will be held tomorrow for the opening of the NEMO Satellite Warehouse at Sandy Bay. The warehouse, which was designed by the local architectural firm. TVA Consultant Limited was constructed at a cost of approximately EC$308,000.00. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. tomorrow and will include addresses from Director… Continue Reading →

DISASTER PLAN

Director of the National Emergency Management Organisation NEMO, Michelle Forbes, has reminded Vincentians of the importance of having a Family Disaster Plan, in the event that the country is impacted by a natural disaster. Miss Forbes gave the reminder, during NBC’s Face to Face programme this week. She said there must be a role for… Continue Reading →

NEMO AND EMERGENCY SUPPLIES

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is reminding families to always have their emergency supplies at hand. The reminder came from Director of NEMO, Michelle Forbes as she urged Vincentians to remain vigilant, despite the fact that the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season has been fairly quiet so far. Miss Forbes said it is important that… Continue Reading →

FORBES- EMERGENCY TRAINING

Local and regional delegates are now into the third day of working sessions, at a five-day training course being hosted by the National Emergency Management Organisation, NEMO. NEMO is hosting the Emergency Operations Centre Management Course, in collaboration with the U.S. Agency for International Development/Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance. The main objective of the course… Continue Reading →

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TRAINING

A five-day Sub-Regional Emergency Operation Centre, EOC, Management Training Course officially opened here this morning at the Paradise Beach Hotel Conference Room at Villa. The training course is being hosted by National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development/Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance. Speaking at this morning’s brief… Continue Reading →