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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...

‘No Survivors’ On Crashed Boeing 737

BBC News:-   Ethiopian Airlines jet has crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on flight ET302 from...

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....

Tornadoes Kill At Least 23 In Alabama

BBC News:-  At least 23 people have been killed as tornadoes struck Lee County in eastern Alabama, authorities say. County Sheriff Jay Jones said there had been "catastrophic" damage and there...

Health Officials Review Multi-Hazard Disaster Management Plan

The Department of Health & Wellness is well underway to ensuring preparedness and response to public health hazards as it is currently reviewing its Multi-hazard Disaster Management Plan, it...

Late Night Quake Rattles Trinidad & Tobago

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...

Mayor’s Office To Assist In Bringing Relief To Fire Victims

The office of the Mayor of Castries intends to work with Castries Central MP, Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, in bringing relief to victims of the recent devastating Rose Hill fire. Castries Mayor,...

Over 400 Now Confirmed Dead In Indonesia Tsunami

At least 429 people died, more than 1,400 were injured and another 158 are missing as of Tuesday morning in the Indonesia tsunami, international news reports say. Saturday's Indonesia tsunami...

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...

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...