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Saint Lucia Hosts OECS Disaster Preparedness Meeting

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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...

Dorian Batters The Bahamas As A Category Five Hurricane

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Hurricane Dorian has made landfall in the north-west Bahamas as a powerful category five storm with sustained winds of up to 180mph (285km/h). The "extremely dangerous" storm is the strongest...

EU Mobilises €500,000 Initial Emergency Aid To Bahamas

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Press Release:- The EU is mobilising an initial 500,000 euro in immediate emergency funding to assist those in the Bahamas affected by the category 5 Hurricane Dorian, which devastated the...

Saint Lucia To Participate In Regional Tsunami Exercise

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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....

Late Night Quake Rattles Trinidad & Tobago

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 rattled parts of the capital late on Sunday night, but there were no reports of damage or injury,  according to CMC News. The...

He put his son on a roof to keep him safe after the hurricane....

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(CNN) Adrian Farrington struggled to keep his 5-year-old son afloat after Hurricane Dorian hit their home on Abaco Island in northwestern Bahamas. They clung to each other, surrounded by...

Saint Lucians To Benefit From Data-Driven Disaster Mitigation

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Press Release:- A contract for LIDAR data collection of Saint’s Lucia’s entire landmass and coastal zone was signed under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, DVRP, as one of the highlights...

Saint Lucia PM Sends Sympathy To Paris Over Notre Dame Fire

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Press Release:- The world was shocked by news yesterday of a major fire at the famed Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France. As the House of Assembly commenced Monday’s session,...

At least 42 die in California’s deadliest wildfires

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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...

US Official Says No Protected Status For People Fleeing The Bahamas

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A senior official in the administration of President Donald Trump has been quoted by CBS News as saying that the US will not be granting protected status to people...