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The completed rock retaining wall at Fenton Hill, part of the Nevis Disaster Management Department’s Enhancing Disaster Resilience and Emergency Shelter Management Project

NDMD Enhancing Disaster Resilience and Emergency Shelter Management project nearing completion

 
NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JULY 26, 2017) — The final phase of the Nevis Disaster Management Department’s (NDMD) Enhancing Disaster Resilience and Emergency Shelter Management Project is scheduled to commence on July 31, 2017, with extensive work on   the Albertha Payne Community Centre at Bath Village.
 
In an update of the EC$999,000 project funded by the government and people of Japan, through the Embassy of Japan based in Trinidad and Tobago, NDMD Director, Brian Dyer said since work commenced in May 2017, work on (more…)

Mr. Brian Dyer, Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department in the Nevis Island Administration

NDMD Director Dyer speaks to 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JUNE 19, 2017) — The following is a bulletin from the Mr. Brian Dyer, Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).
 
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season officially commenced on Thursday 1st June. This season has been predicted to be a fairly active one as forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have indicated the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year. 
 
Forecasters predict a 70 percent likelihood of 11 to 17 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 5 to 9 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 2 to 4 major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; winds of 111 mph or higher). 
 
It is important to note that an average season produces 12 named storms, of which six become hurricanes, including three major hurricanes. The season commences on June 1st and concludes on November 30th with the peak season from mid-August to late October.
 

Mr. Masatoshi Sato, Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Japan to St. Kitts and Nevis signs grant contract documents and Memorandum of Understanding with Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department Mr. Brian Dyer at a signing ceremony at the Emergency Operations Centre, Long Point on March 15, 2017

Japan gives NDMD grant assistance for disaster resilience; emergency shelter management

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (March 16, 2017) — The Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and the Embassy of Japan to St. Kitts and Nevis, signed a US $370,529 grant contract for the implementation of a project to improve disaster resilience and emergency shelter management on Nevis.  The ceremony was held at the Emergency Operations Centre, Long Point on March 15, 2017. 
 
Mr. Masatoshi Sato, Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Japan to St. Kitts and Nevis signed the grant contract documents and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on behalf of the Government of Japan and Director of the NDMD Mr. Brian Dyer signed on behalf of the NIA.
 
In an overview of the project, Dyer explained that the MOU commits both parties to work more closely with each other towards the common goal of building resilience on Nevis.

OAS Representative pleased with proportional project allocation for St. Kitts/Nevis

 

Organisation of American States St. Kitts and Nevis Representative Mr. Starret Greene

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 15, 2010) — Organisation of the American States (OAS) Representative for St. Kitts and Nevis Mr. Starret Greene said he relished the opportunity to continue to work with all functionaries in St. Kitts and Nevis to ensure that technical cooperation projects and activities the OAS provided for the Federation was proportionally allocated for the benefit of citizens on both sides of the channel.

 

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Nevis Disaster Manager calls for greater government attention to disaster management

 

Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Office Mr. Lester Blackett

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 15, 2010) — Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Office Mr. Lester Blackett said it was no longer sufficient for governments to settle for disaster management strategies which spoke simply to preparation just prior to disasters or post disaster recovery efforts.

 

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