Disaster

Martinique Residents Urged Not To Panic Over Mount Pelée Volcanic Activity

Martinique officials are urging people not to panic amid a rise to yellow alert for Mount Pelée Volcano. They say despite an increase in seismic activity, no eruption is expected in the...

Martinique Steps Up Vigilance Over Activity At Mount Pelée Volcano

Experts in neighbouring Martinique are stepping up their vigilance as a result of activity at Mount Pelée Volcano and have raised the level of alert, local reports say. Martinique 1ere  on Friday...

PM Signals Relief To Communities Impacted By Heavy Rains

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says authorities in Saint Lucia are mobilising to assist communities affected by heavy rainfall. According to the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), communities including Dennery, Micoud and Laborie...

NEMO Urges Vigilance As Heavy Rainfall Impacts Several Communities

Heavy rainfall has impacted several communities in Saint Lucia, prompting the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) to urge citizens to remain vigilant. NEMO Director, Dorine Gustave, said the organisation was Monday afternoon...

CDEMA Signs Disaster Relief MoU With interCaribbean Airways Ltd

Press Release:- The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and interCaribbean Airways Ltd. officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, establishing a mutual agreement for the movement of relief personnel and...

CTO Produces Tourism Multi-Hazard Risk Management Guide

Press Release:- Caribbean tourism practitioners and policymakers in the public and private sectors now have a practical tool to help them prepare for, and manage, multiple hazards that pose a risk to...

CDEMA Launches New Caribbean Risk Information System

Press Release:- The Caribbean Risk Information System (CRIS) platform was officially launched on November 12, 2020, by CDEMA, to fulfil its mandate of enhanced knowledge management in the Caribbean. The CRIS was designed...

NEMO Speaks On Disaster Mitigation Efforts

Prolonged rainfall brought on by Friday’s Tropical Wave and an all weekend upper level trough resulted in minor surface water flooding and land slippage in various areas on island  Sunday 1st...

Parts Of Dennery Under Water After Overnight Rain

Parts of Dennery were under water Tuesday as a result of overnight rain that continued into the wee hours of the morning. Both the northern and southern parts of the village were...

US Donates Hurricane Shelter Equipment To Saint Lucia

The United States Embassy recently donated $30,000 USD worth of hurricane shelter equipment to Saint Lucia’s National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) to aid in preparation efforts for future hurricane seasons. “This U.S....

Hurricane Paulette Makes Rare Landfall In Bermuda As Category 1

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Paulette made a rare landfall in Bermuda early Monday as a strong Category 1 storm just hours after the wealthy British territory shuttered schools,...

NEMO’s National Emergency Operations Center to be enhanced

When a natural disaster strikes, Saint Lucia’s response is coordinated from the National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) located at the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) headquarters at Bisee. In order to...

UK Ships Ready To Assist Caribbean In Event Of Hurricane

Press Release:- The UK ships RFA Argus and HMS Medway recently sailed into Bridgetown, Barbados, to replenish supplies ahead of anticipated hurricanes. The two ships form the UK’s immediate response to...

NEMO list of emergency shelters

GOVT.LC - As Inspected and Certified by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour, the public is hereby informed that under Part IV Section 13 of the Disaster Management, Act...

US Working With Caribbean To Build Disaster Resilience

Press Release:- On August 14, the United States Government in partnership with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) launched a new USD $4.5 million initiative entitled “Caribbean Climate Resilience Initiative.” This new initiative will help...

Hurricane Isaias Lashes Bahamas

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Isaias ripped shingles off roofs and blew over trees as it carved its way through the Bahamas early Saturday and headed toward the Florida...

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