Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 5th, 2017 (NEMA) – Saint Kitts-Nevis National Disaster Management Offices (NEMA/NDMD) embarked on a re-structuring of its Community Volunteer Programme back in 2014. This process followed much reflection and evaluation of the then existing system and its ability to meet the demands of the changing environment that is also being impacted by climate related risks. In a consultation, Ms. Donna Pierre, Disaster Risk Management Specialist from the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Unit (CDEMA CU) met with staff of both offices as well as district volunteers from St. Kitts at the NEMA Headquarters. The meetings took place from April 25th – 27th, 2017.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 15, 2015 (NEMA) – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is collaborating with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) on the presentation of a training course related to the roles and responsibilities of users of the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) at NEMA HQ, on 26th and 27th January, from 9am.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 23, 2014 (NEMA) - The much anticipated launch of the Training in the Regional Code of Practice (COP) for the Construction of Houses or Safer Building Course, took place today, Monday, 23rd June, 2014 at the Division of Technical and Vocational Education of CFBC.
Charlestown, Nevis, June 3rd, 2014 (NIA) - Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) in the Premier’s Ministry Lester Blackett says predictions for a near-normal or below-average 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season, is no reason for residents of Nevis to let their guard down.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 14th, 2014 (NEMA) - An exercise to determine protocols related to Tsunami Readiness and Response is being planned for 17th and 18th, at NEMA Headquarters, Lime Kiln; and 19th and 20th, February, 2014, at the Nevis Disaster Management Agency, on Nevis.