NEMO holds nationwide session on current catastrophe administration policy

NEMO TO HOST Nationwide STAKEHOLDERS Session TO Existing THE Final DRAFT OF THE SVG Current Extensive Disaster Management (CDM) Plan – JUNE 13-14, 2023

The Nationwide Unexpected emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) through funding from the Globe Bank under the Canada Caribbean Resilient Facility (CRF), will host a National Stakeholders Consultation to existing the Remaining Draft of the Current St. Vincent and the Grenadines Detailed Disaster Management (CDM) Plan on Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th June, 2023.

This Session targets countrywide amount stakeholders (general public and private sector, civil culture, NGOs, CBOs and faith-primarily based companies) with a purpose and/or curiosity in Extensive Catastrophe Administration in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The major aims of the sessions are:

To present the context and final result of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Daft Comprehensive Disaster Administration Plan updating system.

To critique and endorse the Draft St. Vincent and the Grenadines In depth Catastrophe Management Coverage.

To agree on next steps for operationalizing the Plan and executing its strategic interventions and certain actions.

The Consultation to existing the Draft St. Vincent and the Grenadines Current Extensive Disaster Management (CDM) Policy will consider position at the Seventh-Working day Adventist Convention Room at Old Montrose, Kingstown commencing at 8:30 a.m. each individual day. The Opening Ceremony will consider spot at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday 13th June, 2023. The Attribute Speaker will be Dr. Hon. Ralph E. Gonsalves, Primary Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Minister of Nationwide Protection, Tertiary Schooling and Authorized Affairs.

In 2014, the National Emergency Administration Organisation initiated the drafting of a National CDM Coverage with the vision, Safer and resilient communities throughout Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) that encourages environmental preservation, sustainable ecosystems and economic progress thereby offering for a far better high quality of everyday living for its citizens.

The Authorities of SVG initiated the approach of Updating the Draft National CDM Coverage in 2020 to manage alignment with the switching hazard landscape and national, regional and worldwide frameworks. The method was impacted by the constraints of COVID -19 and the fact that the state was also impacted by a few gatherings in one yr, together with the eruption of the La Soufrière Volcano. The lessons from these recent situations and stakeholders’ consultations generated the inputs for updating and finalizing the Draft CDM Policy.

The Countrywide Stakeholders Consultation to existing the Final Draft of the Up-to-date St. Vincent and the Grenadines Complete Disaster Administration (CDM) Policy will be led by Marketing consultant Mr. Jeremy M. Collymore, Catastrophe Risk Management and Resilience Specialist and Honorary Investigate Fellow with the Institute for Sustainable Growth at the College of the West Indies.