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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...

At least 42 die in California’s deadliest wildfires

BBC:-  Thirteen more bodies have been recovered in California, bringing the death toll in the US state's deadliest wildfire to 42, officials say. The remains were found in and around the...

Number of missing in California wildfires jumps to 631

Sky News:-  The number of people reported missing in California's deadly wildfires has jumped to 631, as 65 victims are confirmed dead. The revised official list of the 631 individuals whose...

Remembering Victims Of Ravine Poisson Disaster

Press Release:-  In observance of the 80th Anniversary of the Ravine Poisson Disaster which resulted in the loss of many lives and properties, the Special Ravine Poisson Disaster Committee in...

Strengthening Early Warning Systems In Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia, through the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), received some technical assistance from the Cuban government to conduct Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for the island. The technical experts were...

Disaster Risk Management Guide Coming For Caribbean Tourism

Press Release:-  The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is soon to publish a disaster risk management (DRM) guide for the region’s tourism sector as part of its objective to foster a...

Bangladesh Slum Fire Leaves 50,000 Homeless

BBC News:- A massive fire has swept through a slum in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, leaving 50,000 people homeless. About 15,000 homes were destroyed in the Chalantika slum late on...

Saint Lucia To Participate In Regional Tsunami Exercise

Press Release:-  Saint Lucia will join other countries in the Caribbean and Latin America as a participant in a regional tsunami response exercise on Thursday March 14th, 2019, dubbed CARIBEWAVE19....

Saint Lucia, CDEMA Review National Shutdown Policy

Press Release:- Saint Lucia’s National Shutdown Policy was last reviewed in 2011. The country is currently in the process of reviewing that policy document with the help of the Caribbean...

Tropical Depression Forms South East of Lesser Antilles

National Hurricane Center (NHC): At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of newly formed Tropical Depression Five was located near latitude 10.4 North, longitude 47.9 West. The depression...