Natural Disasters

Deaths, injuries confirmed in Haiti earthquake

Miami Herald:-  At least seven deaths have been confirmed following an earthquake in northwest Haiti. A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook the island late Saturday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. At...

CARICOM expresses solidarity with Indonesia

CARICOM Today:-  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has expressed the Community’s deepest solidarity with Indonesia in the wake of the recent catastrophes. In a message of condolence to the...

Banana industry severely impacted by Tropical Storm

Between 80 and 90 percent of Saint Lucia's banana industry sustained damage as a result of the passage of Tropical Storm Kirk last Thursday, according to preliminary estimates it...

Review coming for Saint Lucia’s disaster plan

Saint Lucia's national disaster plan is down for review in the coming weeks, the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) has reported. According to NEMO Director, Velda Joseph, matters such as...

Kirk forces father, 6 year old son to flee home

A father and his six year old son were forced to flee their home Thursday night due to the effect of high winds associated with the passage of Tropical...

Indonesia reels after disasters

Sky News:-  More than 300 people have been killed after a tsunami - triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake - slammed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. It is the latest devastating...

Tourism update on Tropical Storm Kirk

Press Release:-  Tropical storm Kirk has now passed, and Saint Lucia has been given the all clear by the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO). The airports and hotels are open,...

Kirk: Heavy rain, high winds, downed trees and power outages reported

Parts of Saint Lucia have been experiencing high winds and heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Kirk. The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) has reported wind, rain and gusty winds in...

Disaster Group looks out for the vulnerable in face of storm warning

The Castries North Disaster Management Committee has appealed to residents of Castries North to provide information regarding vulnerable persons in the community who may be in need of help,...

All Police Officers to be on Stand-By

PRESS RELEASE: The Commissioner of Police Mr. Severin Monchery would like to appeal to all Police Officers both on duty and on leave (vacation, lieu, off etc) to be on...