News

  • WEATHER UPDATE FROM ST. KITTS MET OFFICE - The weather conditions that we are currently experiencing (between 2:30pm and 4:00pm) today (Friday 2nd August 2019) is associated with a tropical wave that is moving through the island chain as mentioned in the morning forecast from today. Moderate showers and moderate thunderstorms are possible today and accompanied with some gusty winds especially in moderate […]
  • Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Businesses - Have you ever considered the catastrophic effects a hurricane may have on your business, your employees and your life? DEVELOP A WRITTEN PLAN Developing a written disaster plan and training employees to implement it is critical to your survival and continuity. The following guidelines may assist you in the development of a plan. When you […]
  • Hurricane Safety Information & Survival Hints - Hurricane safety measures, of course, will vary from home to home and community to community depending on locations as well as other conditions. For most people, however, the safest place to weather a storm is at home, if the residence is well built and out of reach of the expected high tides and/or flood waters. […]
  • From Danger to Safety - ON From Danger to Safety this week, I am joined by Senior Met Officer Elmo Burke and National Disaster Coordinator, Abdias Samuel, from 6pm on Thursday, 1st and at 3:30pm on Sunday, 4th August, 2019 on Radio ZIZ. Our conversation will centre on the upcoming peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season and ongoing monitoring of weather […]
  • 2019 MITIGATION COUNCIL MEETING CONVENED UNDER NEW CHAIR - Mitigation Minister, Hon. Vincent Byron, (Attorney General) has proposed an increase in the number of times that the Mitigation Council meets with stakeholders, each year. The amendment was announced during the 2019 meeting of the Council which took place on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019. The Council traditionally meets once a year in May, allowing subcommittees […]
  • -
  • IT’S HURRICANE SEASON! PLEASE READ TIPS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION - IT’S HURRICANE SEASON! PLEASE READ TIPS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION
  • Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Businesses - Have you ever considered the catastrophic effects a hurricane may have on your business, your employees and your life? DEVELOP A WRITTEN PLAN Developing a written preparedness plan and training employees to implement it is critical. The following guidelines may assist you in the development of your plan. When you develop your written plan, make […]
  • Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Home - Hurricanes can be dangerous, listening to the hurricane warning messages as issued by St. Kitts Meteorological Services and NEMA can help you to reduce the chances of injury or major property damage. BEFORE * Know your Emergency Shelters Contact the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) or your District Manager for the location of your closest […]
  • NEMA PARTICIPATES IN DROUGHT RISK MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP - NEMA Planning Officer, Mrs Oureika Lennon-Petty is representing the DM agency at a collaborative workshop, hosted by the Ministry of Environment at Manhattan Gardens, St. Kitts. At the opening of the Drought Risk Management Training Workshop, (June 5 – 7th, 2019), Minister with responsibility for Environment et al, Hon. Eugene Hamilton said that everyone should recall […]