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  • NEMA GRATEFUL FOR DONATION FROM CFYR - Deputy National Disaster Coordinator (DNDC), Mrs. Claricia Langley-Stevens, is joined by NEMA IT Technician, Lejon Lorenzo James, in receipt of a Satellite Phone which was donated by Community, Family and Youth Resilience (CFYR) Program in August, 2020. The donation, valued at US$1035.00, was made by CFYR Senior Operations Specialist, Mrs. Sharalee Benjamin-Kelly. The CFYR IS […]
  • Earthquake Alert - September, 2020 UWI, SRC – Automatic Earthquake LocationDATE AND TIME:2020-09-04 8:57 pm (Local Time)2020-09-05 00:57 (UTC)MAGNITUDE:5.5LOCATION:Latitude: 10.81NLongitude: 62.07WDepth: 10 kmNEARBY CITIES:64 km WNW of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago89 km WNW of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago92 km NW of San Fernando, Trinidad and TobagoIf you felt this earthquake, please tell us (http://uwiseismic.com/EarthquakeFeedback.aspx)DISCLAIMER: this event […]
  • NEMA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE ATLANTIC, ALONG WITH ST. KITTS MET SERVICES - NEMA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE ATLANTIC, ALONG WITH ST. KITTS MET SERVICES showers and thunderstorms have become better organized in association with a low pressure system located about midway between the west coast of Africa and the Lesser Antilles. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive to development, and a tropical depression could form during […]
  • PSYCHO-SOCIAL SUPPORT IS CRITICAL TO RECOVERY FROM ANY DISASTER -
  • EVERYONE HAS A ROLE TO PLAY IN EVERY DISASTER – KNOW YOURS AND WHERE TO FIND HELP, WHEN NEEDED -
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Claricia Langley-Stevens - CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Claricia Langley-Stevens, Deputy National Disaster Coordinator, on her attainment of the highest Award in the category of Disaster Management, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2020. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Community Development, Gender Affairs and Social Services and held at the Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank […]
  • NEMA continues to support the efforts of the Ministry of Health - NEMA continues to support the efforts of the Ministry of Health, led by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws, to educate and update communities on the outbreak of the nCOVID19 virus throughout the world. NDC Abdias Samuel and Deputy Coordinator Claricia Langley-Stevens, have been arranging presentations and meetings with segments of society in order to […]
  • NEMA PARTNERS WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO EVALUATE FIRE DRILL AT BHS - “Comprehensive Disaster Management Plans are only as effective as the paper they are written on”, according to Deputy National Disaster Coordinator (DNDC), Claricia Langley-Stevens, “unless they are tested and test results, evaluated,” she said. Mrs. Langley-Stevens commented following an evacuation drill at Basseterre High School in collaboration with Fire and Rescue Services, St. Kitts-Nevis Red […]
  • NEMA FACILITATES JAPAN GRANT AID PROJECT
    TO THE BENEFIT OF STAKEHOLDERS
    - The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is the primary beneficiary of some equipment and materials, resulting from a Japan Grant Aid that was earmarked for Economic and Social Development here in St. Kitts-Nevis. The initiative began in 2015 and was successfully finalised in January of this year, with the delivery of products, including the following: […]
  • HOUSING AND SHELTER COMMITTEE RECEIVES TRAINING - Sheltering persons affected by disaster is a responsibility of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and is facilitated by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA. Shelters are located throughout the islands and are selected, via a number of procedures, by the Housing and Shelter Sub-Committee which is responsible for their upkeep and management during […]