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      By Russell Williams   As the Caribbean awoke to the most powerful hurricane in the Atlantic for the last decade, users of FaceBook might have expected to be able to use FaceBook’s Safety Check Feature, however it was conspicuous by its absence!   Hurricane Irma was Missing […]

Where was Facebook’s Safety Check During Hurricane Irma?


Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 24, 2012 (SKNIS) The National Emergency Management Agencies (NEMA) in St. Kitts and Nevis are encouraging residents to be prepared for any possible disaster including earthquakes. Carl Herbert, National Disaster Coordinator of St. Kitts noted that a three-day workshop coordinated by NEMA was specifically designed to […]

NEMA TAKES THE LEAD IN EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS


SKELEC: Operation successful; greater reliability expected for 2012 hurricane season Basseterre, St. Kitts (April 29, 2012) — The St. Kitts Electricity Company Limited (SKELEC), on Sunday, restored electricity to all of its customers following a planned 10-hour island wide blackout to undertake wide-scale inspection and repairs to its generation and […]

SKELEC: Operation successful



Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 01, 2011 (SKNIS): Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis have been warned not to be lulled into a false sense of security regarding the potential threat tropical systems continue to pose to the twin-island Federation. Carl Herbert, Disaster Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) […]

NEMA SOUNDS WARNING FOR 2011 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON