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  • 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 […]
  • MOFA CONTINUES TO UPDATE NATIONALS IN THE DIASPORA ON THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUSBasseterre, St. Kitts, February 06, 2020 - (SKNIS): Collaboration between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in St. Kitts and Nevis and the National Disaster Mitigation Council has been vital in communicating updates on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus to nationals in the diaspora. “We have engaged the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be able to disseminate information to our citizens in the diaspora […]
  • NEMA UPDATED ON CORONAVIRUS BY CMO - National Disaster Coordinator, Abdias Samuel, says that he has been updated on the advance of the Coronavirus, which is currently wreaking havoc in cities on mainland China and other nations in close proximity. It has been widely reported that some 570 cases have been confirmed with 17 deaths among those affected. To date, cases have […]
  • Weather Bulletin - Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport St. Kitts Meteorological ServicesSt. Christopher Air & Sea Port Authority P.O. Box 963BasseterreSt. KittsTel: 869 465 2749Issued at: 7amPresent Weather: Cloudy skiesWinds: A moderate breeze of 18mph from the east-northeast Temperature: 24°C / 75°F Humidity: 84% Sea Level Pressure: 1018.5mbs or 30.07″Sunrise: Tom 6:44 am Sunset: Today 5:59 pmWeather Forecast […]
  • Urgent Marine Weather Message! - High Surf WarningAntigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services8:00 AM Sunday 19 January 2020A high surf warning is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, Anguillaand the British Virgin Islands. The worst conditions are expected today and on thenorthern side of Barbuda.Large, long period swells, being generated by a powerful mid-latitude (bomb) cyclone, located overthe […]
  • FLASH FLOOD WATCH - ISSUED BY ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES 9:20 AM ECT THU, DEC 12, 2019 ST KITTS AND NEVIS A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS OF ST. KITTS AND NEVIS VALID FROM 9:20 AM TODAY UNTIL 3:00 PM THIS AFTERNOON. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT MODERATE TO […]
  • NEMA CELEBRATES CARDI’S 45th ANNIVERSARY AND SPECIAL OLYMPICS LAUNCH - Planning Officer, Mrs. Oureika Lennon-Petty was joined by NEMA Public Relations Officer, Vesta Southwell at the launch of a project which is being spearheaded by Special Olympics athletes and facilitated by Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI). The pilot project, or R.A.I.S.E. seeks to Raise(ing) Athletes’ Independence through Sustainable Enhancement, using a Protected Agricultural […]
  • NEMA, STAKEHOLDERS CELEBRATE END OF HURRICANE SEASON - Ministers of Government celebrated together with NEMA, her stakeholders and members of the religious community at the annual Ecumenical Service of Thanksgiving which was hosted by the Christian Council last night, Sunday, December 1st. The gathering, in thanksgiving for lives spared and property undamaged, took place at the Immaculate Conception Co Cathedral, at East Independence […]
  • UWI, SRC – Automatic Earthquake Location - DATE AND TIME: 2019-11-08 04:11 am (Local Time) 2019-11-08 08:11 (UTC) MAGNITUDE: 5.1 LOCATION: Latitude: 10.75N Longitude: 62.20W Depth: 10 km NEARBY CITIES: 77 km W of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 99 km NW of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago 102 km W of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago If you felt this earthquake, […]