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Saint Lucia Hosts OECS Disaster Preparedness Meeting

Press Release:-  Representatives from 12 OECS Member States met on 17th and 18th October, in Saint Lucia, to assess how they can enhance preparedness for natural hazards, such as...

Hurricane Ravaged Bahamas Appeals At UN For Tourism Assistance

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AP) — As the Bahamas strives to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the prime minister is pleading with the international community to tackle climate change —...

Saint Lucia Cops Honoured For Dominica Hurricane Relief

Press Release:- Members of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force who served in the Regional Security System (RSS) were honored recently for their involvement in Dominica relief efforts post Hurricane...

Weeks later in the Bahamas, US medics can smell more bodies than they can...

CNN: It takes just seconds here to be overwhelmed by the stench of death. More than two weeks after Hurricane Dorian wiped out entire neighborhoods, East Grand Bahama still looks...

Jerry Becomes A Hurricane, Forecast To Pass North Of Leeward Islands

Tropical storm Jerry has become a hurricane with forecasters warning of likely life-threatening surf and rip current conditions for portions of the northern Leeward Islands by Thursday afternoon. The US...

Antigua, Other Islands Under Tropical Storm Watch As Jerry Approaches

Several Caribbean Islands including Antigua & Barbuda are under tropical storm watch as Tropical storm Jerry approaches. Jerry is expected to become a hurricane late Thursday, weather forecasters say. The storm,...

Hurricane Warning In Effect For Bermuda

A hurricane warning is in effect for Bermuda as hurricane Humberto continues to strengthen. Schools and offices have also been ordered closed while citizens have been ordered off the road...

Saint Lucia To Review Building Codes, Hurricane Shelters

Saint Lucia is to reassess building codes and hurricane shelters in light of the devastation caused in the Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian. Infrastructure Minister Stephenson King told reporters Tuesday that...

Bahamas Issues Ban On New Construction In Shantytowns

The  Bahamas government Sunday night issued a stop order banning any new buildings in four major shantytowns on Abaco, the Nassau Guardian reports. The order follows the recent devastation of...

UN Chief Urges Conversion Of Debt Into Investment In Resilience

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on a just ended visit to the hurricane ravaged Bahamas, voiced support for the conversion of debt into investment in resilience. "In cases like the Bahamas, I...