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  • 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, […]
  • TORNADO-LIKE IMPACT DEEMED A “WET MICRO BURST” INCIDENT, COMPETENT AUTHORITY - Reports and calls made to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on November 3rd 2019, recorded a weather incident that occurred in the Conaree and Bird Rock areas. At the time, it was classified as a weak tornado which was embedded in a deep-layered and slow moving Trough that was affecting the Northern Leewards over […]
  • NEMA STAFF MOBILISED YESTERDAY - Sunday 3rd November, 2019, as reports of various impacts were received by the agency, related to the passage of a trough across the Caribbean chain of islands.Reports included sudden wind upsurges, particularly in the area of Conaree, which are currently being analysed by the St. Kitts Meteorological services.The “tornado-like” hazard was said to approach the […]
  • Weather Bulletin - Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport St. Kitts Meteorological Services St. Christopher Air & Sea Port Authority P.O. Box 963 Basseterre St. Kitts Tel: 869 465 2749 Tele- fax: 869 465 9122 Weather Bulletin Issued at: 7 am Monday 4th November, 2019 Present Weather: Partly Cloudy Winds: Light Breeze of 7 mph from the NORTH Temperature: […]
  • USNS Comfort Partners with NEMA to Enhance Emergency Lifesaving Skills - While USNS Comfort medical services continued at the Antioch Baptist Church and the St. Paul’s Community Centre, Comfort’s crew also conducted the first session of a three-day subject matter expert exchange centred on emergency response, coordinated by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The multi-national team of the Comfort will demonstrate, working with the Nevis […]
  • District Joint Worship - In commemoration of International Day for Disaster Reduction, the NEMA is embarking on an annual week-long celebration, beginning with Joint Worship at identified churches within the eight districts served by NEMA Volunteers. District residents are cordially invited to join your NEMA Volunteers at a church in your area. Residents of District #3 are invited to […]
  • COME ONE COME ALL TO THE NEMA COMMUNITY MOVIE NIGHT! - Bring your SNACKS, FOOD & ITEMS THAT MAKE YOUR MOVIE GOING EXPERIENCE POPP! Popcorn (NOT POPCAAN) WILL BE FREE FREE FREE!!! Vendors will be on hand to provide drinks and food services for your complete entertainment. Come with blankets, hats (Dew start falling AWREDDY!) whatever you need to be comfortable. The movies CONTAGION and INTO […]
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  • NEMA/NDMD PREP FOR U.N. DESIGNATED COMMEMORATION October 7th to 19th, 2019 - International Day for Disaster Reduction is held every 13 October, to celebrate how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters. The 2019 edition continues under the “Sendai Seven” campaign, centred on the seven targets of the Sendai Framework. This year, the focus is on “Building Back Better” as a means […]