||Last Updated: Nov 11th, 2009 - 13:54:35
NEMO and USAID/OFDA to host consultation to review school safety document for St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Officials from the Ministry of Education, NEMO and other stakeholders will meet on Thursday 12th November, 2009 to discuss developing a school safety program for St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Wed, 11 Nov 2009, 13:47
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines responds to WHO Swine Flu alert
WHO has declared the Swine Influenza H1N1 as a public health emergency of international concern. Countries have been asked to take the necessary precautions through increased surveillance for unusual outbreaks of influenza-like symptoms and severe pneumonia.
Mon, 27 Apr 2009, 11:47
High surf advisory and small craft warning are in effect for St. Vincent and the Grenadines
A weather update from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Meteorological Office states that large northerly swells and breaking waves will generate strong and dangerous rip currents along the north, west and east coasts of St. Vincent and the Grenadines over the next few days.
Fri, 20 Feb 2009, 12:54
Message from the Director NEMO, St. Vincent and the Grenadines on International Day for Disaster Reduction
Today we join the rest of planet earth in celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction. Today people everywhere are encouraged to reflect deeply on how each person’s actions can in some way help to reduce the incidents and impacts of disasters on their lives.
Wed, 8 Oct 2008, 15:44
Strong tropical wave approaching St. Vincent and The Grenadines
Residents in flood prone areas of St. Vincent and the Grenadines are advised to keep a “watchful eye” and exercise caution as a strong tropical wave approaches the island.
Wed, 16 Jul 2008, 12:08
NEMO & USAID/COTS Host Emergency Disaster Planning Training Workshops
Representatives from the Public, Private and Financial Sectors were given the opportunity to gain first hand knowledge in developing Disaster Plans for their Organizations during three Emergency/Disaster Planning Workshops held on the 26th, 27th and 28th March, 2008.
Wed, 23 Apr 2008, 15:37
NEMO & Marion House to host trauma and internal stabilization workshop
Persons involved in dealing with individuals and families who have been traumatized, particularly, by adverse events and disasters will hone their skills during a two day workshop slated for February 19 and 20, 2008 at NEMO Headquarters in St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Mon, 18 Feb 2008, 17:00
OECS/ MoSSaic Programme commenced in two communities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Residents of Paget Farm, Bequia and Dark View will be the first to benefit from the MoSSaiC((Management of Slope Stability in Communities) Landslide Mitigation Project implemented in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in 2008.
Mon, 28 Jan 2008, 13:12
Disaster awareness training for grade five students at the Marriaqua Government School Saint Vincent
Grade five students at the Marriaqua Government School will be introduced to a number of practical exercises in understanding natural hazards and disaster management topics using a newly developed innovation called Disaster Awareness Game (DAG).
Mon, 3 Sep 2007, 15:50
NEMO & CDERA emergency operations centre training workshop to conclude with simulation excercise
The three days workshop on Emergency Operation Centre Training being conducted by the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) in collaboration with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA) will conclude with a simulation exercise beginning at 11:00a.m on Friday 10th August, 2007.
Fri, 10 Aug 2007, 09:48