Disaster

Get Away From Shore – US And Japan Warn On Tsunami

BBC News:- The US and Japan have advised people on their Pacific coastlines to get away from the shore as a precaution against tsunami waves caused by a volcano eruption in...

Desperate Search For Survivors As Death Toll Rises After U.S. Tornadoes

BBC News:- A desperate search for survivors is under way in parts of six US states devastated by powerful tornadoes that have left at least 83 people dead. Dozens more people are...

More Than 50 Feared Dead In Kentucky’s Worst Ever Tornadoes

BBC News:- The governor of the US state of Kentucky has warned that more than 50 people are thought to have been killed by tornadoes overnight. Andy Beshear said the figure could rise...

NEMO Announces Emergency Early Warning Test For Dennery

The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) will be conducting an exercise in Dennery on Thursday afternoon to enhance the organisation’s disaster risk resilience programme. NEMO Acting Director Maria Medard explained that the...

Taiwan Technical Mission Strengthens Farmers’ Hurricane Resilience

Press Release:-  Due to the cause of climate change, St. Lucia is now facing higher threat to hurricane more than ever before. Over the past 5 years, St. Lucia has experienced 3...

Saint Lucia Installs Early Warning Systems For Tsunamis

Press Release:-  As part of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) implemented by the Department of Economic Development, three (3) tide gauges were installed by the UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC)...

Indian Couple Sail To Their Wedding In Giant Cooking Pot

Sky News:- A couple in India arrived at their wedding in unusual style by floating through the flooded streets in a large cooking pot after heavy rain hit the southern state of...

PwC In The Caribbean Donates US$50,000 To Haiti Earthquake Relief

Press Release:-  PwC firms operating in the Caribbean have collectively donated US$50,000 to disaster relief and recovery efforts in Haiti after last month’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake. The money was raised by the partners and...

6,000 Evacuated As Lava Gushes From Canary Islands Volcano

Lava gushing from the Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption on land in 50 years has forced authorities to evacuate another part of El Paso municipality on the island of La Palma...

Alert Level Lowered At La Soufriere Volcano In Saint Vincent

CMC:-  Government has lowered the volcanic alert level from Orange to Yellow, nearly five months after eruption of the La Soufriere volcano. The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) in a statement, said...

Hurricane Ida Knocks Out New Orleans Power

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., knocking out power to all of New Orleans, blowing roofs...

CARICOM Leaders Discuss Political, Humanitarian Situation In Haiti

Press Release:- The Bureau of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met in Special Session on Friday 27 August 2021 to discuss the political and humanitarian situation in Haiti. The meeting was...

NEMO Welcomes Monetary Donations For Haiti After Deadly Earthquake

Press Release:-  The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is scaling up its humanitarian assistance to Haiti following the 7.2 magnitude quake that struck the southern region of the country on 14th...

Colombette Landslide Cleared, But Motorists Urged To Exercise Caution

The major landslide that completely blocked the road at Colombette, Soufriere, has been cleared, but a Ministry of Infrastructure official has urged motorists to exercise caution because the area is slippery...

‘The House Is Moving’- Castries Family Escapes Landslide

Declaring that 'the house is moving', a mother and three children of Bocage, Castries, were forced to flee their home with just the clothing on their backs, after a landslide occurred...

PAHO Director Says Haiti’s Medical Facilities Overwhelmed After Deadly Earthquake

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, has urged the international community to meet the immense needs of Haiti in the aftermath of that country's recent devastating earthquake,...

Tensions Rise In Haiti Over Slow Pace Of Aid After Deadly Earthquake

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Tensions have been growing in Haiti over the slow pace of aid reaching victims of a powerful weekend earthquake that killed more than 2,100 people and...

Haitian Doctor Grateful For Support Her Country Has Received After Deadly Quake

Dr. Shaelle Durand, a Haitian native living in Saint Lucia, says she is saddened by news of Saturday’s deadly earthquake in the country of her birth, coming after the recent assassination...

Rescue Work In Haiti Hampered By Heavy Rains

BBC News:- Rescue work following the deadly earthquake which struck Haiti on Saturday has been hampered by heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Grace. Tens of thousands of people left homeless by...

CDB Stands ‘In Solidarity’ With Haiti After Deadly Earthquake

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says it stands in solidarity with the Government and people of Haiti following the earthquake which occurred on Saturday. "We express our deepest sympathy, knowing that the...

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