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BASSETERRE, (NEMA) – Despite a seemingly quiet Hurricane Season, NEMA has been busy building resilience to disasters at the community and national levels, throughout the year. In fact, Homeland Security Permanent Secretary, Mr. Elvis Newton remarked at the closure of an exercise held last month in Sandy Point, that NEMA has […]

NEMA CONTINUES STRATEGIES FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT THROUGH CERT


COMMUNITY NOTICE The first real weather disturbance for the 2012 hurricane season has prompted the NEMA office to re-issue its list of emergency shelters in St. Kitts. Tropical Storm Issac is traversing through the region in a west-north westerly direction with wind speeds of approximately 40 mph with gusts of […]

NEMA Issues Updated List of Emergency Shelters


By Orita Bailey Individuals of NEMA District 4 ( Old Road to New Guinea) in St. Kitts commenced a 3 day workshop at the Half Way Tree community centre, which will enable them on completion to become more fully conversant with the assessment and mitigation of risk of disasters to […]

Workshop Trains Residents in Disaster Risk Management



NEMA BULLETIN BOARD NOTICE DISASTER RISK REDUCTION INTERVENTION FOR HALF WAY TREE COMMUNITY All Residents of Half Way Tree are specially invited to an important Community Consultation on the establishment of an OECS/CDB funded project, to put into action a community-based first response system, which will be managed through stakeholder […]

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION INTERVENTION FOR HALF WAY TREE COMMUNITY


By Orita Bailey Residents in the northern parts of St. Kitts were woken by earth tremors in the early hours of this morning. Calls to the local NEMA office provided no information concerning what is thought to have been a 3.51 earthquake stretching from Puerto Rico to the northern region […]

ST. KITTS RESIDENTS EXPERIENCE 3.51 EARTHQUAKE


BULLETIN BOARD NOTICE FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND RESIDENTS OF DISTRICT ONE All Committee Members and Residents or other interested persons are invited to attend a NEMA District One Meeting, slated for Thursday, 14th July, 2011, from 5:00pm, at the Newtown Community Centre. Everyone is asked to make a special effort […]

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY DISTRICT MEETINGS



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


Basseterre, St. Kitts, (November 4th 2009) The upper echelon of the Police Force, Defense Force, Customs and Excise, HM Prisons and Fire and Rescue Services met at National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Building where they received a Regional Security System (RSS) sensitization brief.

SECURITY STAKEHOLDERS RECEIVES RSS SENSITIZATION