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Premier Makes Bold Challenge To Regional Leaders

On the doorsteps of the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Premier and Minister for Finance, Hon. Ralph T. O'Neal has once again called on regional leaders to pay more attention on disaster management programs.

The bold call was made during the opening ceremony for the 2nd meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) at the Long Bay Beach Resort.

NEMO urges Vincentians to be ready for the hurricane season

Wednesday 1st June marks the official start of the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane. According to  William M. Gray and Philip J. Klotzbach of the Colorado State University, this Hurricane Season is predicted to be an above average one with sixteen (16) named storms nine (9) of these will become hurricanes and five (5) of these will become major hurricanes. The National Emergency Management Organisastion (NEMO) is urging all Vincentians to be ready for the hurricane season.