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Strengthening Early Warning Systems In Saint Lucia

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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...

Tropical Depression Forms South East of Lesser Antilles

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National Hurricane Center (NHC): At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of newly formed Tropical Depression Five was located near latitude 10.4 North, longitude 47.9 West. The depression...

Canada Funding New Initiative To Help Caribbean Deal With Disasters

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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...

Rihanna Heartbroken By Events In The Bahamas, Promises Help

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Barbados born superstar Rihanna is heartbroken at the devastation in the Bahamas due to the passage of Hurricane Dorian, media reports say. And she has pledged financial assistance. “It truly breaks...

Antigua, Other Islands Under Tropical Storm Watch As Jerry Approaches

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Several Caribbean Islands including Antigua & Barbuda are under tropical storm watch as Tropical storm Jerry approaches. Jerry is expected to become a hurricane late Thursday, weather forecasters say. The storm,...

Bahamas Minister Downplays Reports Of Hurricane Looting

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The Bahamas Minister of National Security Marvin Dames Thursday downplayed reports of looting in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, according to local media. The Nassau Guardian quoted him as saying...

Disaster Risk Management Guide Coming For Caribbean Tourism

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Press Release:-  The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is soon to publish a disaster risk management (DRM) guide for the region’s tourism sector as part of its objective to foster a...

Tropical Storm Humberto Brings Strong Winds, Heavy Rain To Bahamas

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Parts of the Bahamas already devastated recently by Hurricane Dorian were affected Saturday by strong winds and heavy rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Humberto. Forecasters say Humberto is likely to...

PM: Dorian A Reminder To Invest In Building Resilience

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Saint Lucia's Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has said that witnessing the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian on Abaco Island in the Bahamas is extremely heartbreaking. Writing on his official Facebook page...

Dorian Brings Unprecedented Devastation To The Bahamas

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Hurricane Dorian appears to have caused "unprecedented" devastation in the Bahamas, the country's leader says. The storm, the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, remains "extremely dangerous", said Prime Minister Hubert...