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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...

Canada Funding New Initiative To Help Caribbean Deal With Disasters

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Canada says it will launch a CAD$20 million (US$14.8 million) Canada Caribbean Resilience Facility initiative to help Caribbean countries better prepare for and respond to...
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Saint Lucia Takes Part In Disaster Resilience Conference

Press Release:- Government officials from the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Local Government and Empowerment participated in a Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Conference on Strengthening Social Protection for...

Former Saint Lucia Diplomat Launches People’s Distress Fund

Former Saint Lucia diplomat Peter Lansiquot has  launched a People's Distress Fund in the aftermath of the recent Wilton's Yard fire. "I am starting the fund with $5,000 and the...

Saint Lucia Red Cross Assists Wilton’s Yard Fire Victims

The Saint Lucia Red Cross has been assisting victims of Thursday night's fire in Wilton's Yard. The President, Hubert Pierre, disclosed that representatives of the organisation visited the community on...

Houses Destroyed In Wilton’s Yard Fire

Three houses were destroyed in a fire at Wilton's Yard, Castries,  Thursday night, the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) has confirmed. The fire service reported that it received a call...

Saint Lucia PM Sends Sympathy To Paris Over Notre Dame Fire

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,...

Notre-Dame Cathedral In Paris On Fire

BBC News:- A fire has broken out at the famous Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris and has spread rapidly across the building. The cause was not immediately clear, but officials say...

‘Slightly Below-Average’ Hurricane Season Predicted

CNBC:- After destructive Atlantic hurricanes in 2018, a “slightly below-average” season is projected for this hurricane season, according to a forecast released Thursday. The Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June...
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Saint Lucia Addresses Disaster Responsiveness

Press Release:-  Climate shocks are not only responsible for increasing humanitarian crises but are also leading factors in augmenting poverty and food insecurity in Saint Lucia. To deal with this...