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NEMO: No Major Damage From Passage Of Dorian

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Saint Lucia experienced no major damage from the passage of Tropical Storm Dorian, the Acting Director of the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), Dorine Gustave says. " All of the...

Saint Lucia Optimistic About Trade With UK As Brexit Nears

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Press Release:- The United Kingdom’s Brexit bill has completed its passage through the House of Commons and the House of Lords and has received royal assent. On 31st January, at...

CARICOM Expresses Sympathy To Australia Over ‘Extraordinary’ Fires

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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...

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 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...

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...

Jamaica To Set Up Earthquake Readiness Committee

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Jamaica Observer:- KINGSTON, Jamaica — To better prepare the society for an earthquake, a National Earthquake Readiness Committee will be established by the Government. Minister of Local Government and Community Development,...

Dorian: PM Says Saint Lucia Expecting the Worst, Announces 6.00 PM Shutdown

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced a  Monday 6.00 pm shutdown of the country, as Dorian approaches. "We are expecting the worst," Chastanet  told reporters following a pre-strike meeting of ...

Number of missing in California wildfires jumps to 631

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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

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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...