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NEMO Urges Residents To Be Prepared For Earthquakes

Press Release:- The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC) has informed of a magnitude 5.2 earthquake which occurred near Dominica, at 10:01 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2020. The...

Caribbean Urged to Prepare For Big Earthquake

The  Caribbean has been warned to prepare for a big earthquake, after several parts of the region were  rattled by tremors in recent times. Over the weekend, the Seismic Research...

Another Earthquake Rocks Puerto Rico

CNN:- An earthquake with a 5.9 magnitude rattled Puerto Rico on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey reports. The quake was about 8 miles south of Indios, Puerto Rico, in the...

NEMO Official Reflects On Hurricane Season, Says Saint Lucians Were ‘Lucky’

The Deputy Director of the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), Maria Medard,  has asserted that Saint Lucians were a lucky people, having been spared  the effects of a hurricane...

Caribbean Urged To Brace Itself As Earthquakes Rock Puerto Rico

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Tuesday said that the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico...

USAID Gives $10m To Improve Caribbean Disaster Resilience

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) says Washington is providing US $10 million to improve local resilience to disasters in priority countries...

Heavy Equipment Owners Urged To Be On Standby After Dorian

Press Release:-  – The Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Energy is requesting all heavy equipment owners and operators to have their equipment on stand-by, as per established protocol, in order...

Puerto Rico Quake Destroys Natural Landmark

BBC News:- A popular tourist rock formation in Puerto Rico has collapsed after a strong earthquake shook the island, damaging homes and causing power cuts. The stone arch, known as Punta...

Saint Lucia PM Begs Citizens Not To Downplay Storm

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Monday begged his countrymen to take the approach of  Dorian seriously. "I am pleading with all Saint Lucians to please take these warnings and alerts very...

CARICOM Expresses Sympathy To Australia Over ‘Extraordinary’ Fires

CARICOM Today:-  Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque extended sympathy to the Government and People of Australia on the loss of life and property due to...