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Press Releases/Current News

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Response to Explosion at Cul De Sac
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 12:29 PM :: 62 Views :: Article Rating
An explosion was reported at the Rayneau Quarry in the Ferrand Estate in Cul de Sac on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. First responders from the St. Lucia Fi...
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Monday, March 20, 2017
Saint Lucia Participates in Regional Tsunami Exercise
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 3:56 AM :: 81 Views :: Article Rating
Saint Lucia will join other countries in the Caribbean and Latin America as a participant in a regional tsunami response exercise on Tuesday March 21s...
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Wednesday, November 02, 2016
FLOOD ADVISORY
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 5:01 AM :: 485 Views :: Article Rating
A trough system is currently producing moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms over the Lesser Antilles. Due to the recent rains over...
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Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Special Statement On Strong Tropical Wave East Of The Windward Islands
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 1:11 PM :: 572 Views :: Article Rating
   An approaching tropical wave interacting with an upper level trough is expected to produce adverse weather conditions over Saint Lucia ...
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Friday, September 30, 2016
Update on Recovery Effort in the Aftermath of Tropical Storm Matthew
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 11:53 AM :: 766 Views :: Article Rating
Saint Lucia experienced intense rains and gusty winds due to the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew which impacted the island Wednesday through Thursda...
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Thursday, September 29, 2016
Saint Lucia Recovers in the Aftermath of Tropical Storm Matthew
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 2:15 PM :: 779 Views :: Article Rating
Saint Lucia experienced intense rains and gusty winds due to the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew which impacted the island on Wednesday afternoon th...
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Thursday, September 29, 2016
ALL CLEAR Issued following the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 2:49 AM :: 753 Views :: Article Rating
Tropical storm warnings have been discontinued for Saint Lucia from 5:00 AM, today. The all clear was issued by the MET Office at 8:00 am. As a result...
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
UPDATE: Tropical Storm Warning Remains in Effect for Saint Lucia
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 5:10 PM :: 2201 Views :: Article Rating
September 28, 2016 – At 5:00 p.m. today, the center of Tropical Storm Matthew was located near latitude 13.8 north, longitude 62.0 west, or abou...
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Tropical Storm Warning Remains in Effect for Saint Lucia
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 12:13 PM :: 321 Views :: Article Rating
September 28, 2016 – At 11:00 am today, a Tropical Storm warning was issued for Saint Lucia. This Tropical storm warning remains in effect for ...
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Tropical Storm Warning In Effect For Saint Lucia
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 3:50 AM :: 335 Views :: Article Rating

September 28, 2016 - As of 11:00 am today, the wave has been upgraded Tropical Storm Matthew, and Saint Lucia is under a Tropical Storm Watch.  Watches are issued 48 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds.

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Monday, August 31, 2015
Dominica Releases Priority Needs List
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 7:11 AM :: 2060 Views :: Article Rating

As recovery efforts continue in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika, the Government of Saint Lucia continues to urge all Saint Lucians to provide assistance by responding to the needs of our neighbouring island, Dominica.

The headquarters of the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) in Bisee, as well as Post Offices around Saint Lucia have been designated as drop off locations for relief items.

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Friday, August 28, 2015
Government of Saint Lucia Helps Dominica with Supplies
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 5:16 AM :: 1699 Views :: Article Rating

Saint Lucia has been swift in responding to the plight of the Commonwealth of Dominica, particularly those who suffered loss or were displaced as a result of the passage of Tropical Storm Erika on August 27, 2015.

Saint Lucia fully understands the physical, social and psychological impact of such devastation on communities and island nations and therefore pledges its full support to recovery efforts.

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Friday, August 21, 2015
Update on Hurricane Danny
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 6:17 AM :: 1409 Views :: Article Rating
As at 5:00 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Danny was located near latitude 14.0 North and longitude 48.2 West or about 930 miles or 1495 km east of the Windward Islands.  Danny is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue through tonight.  A turn toward the west is expected on Saturday or Saturday night.  On this forecast track, the center of Hurricane Danny is expected to pass near the Leeward Islands on Monday.    
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Saint Lucians Urged to Keep an Eye on Hurricane Danny
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 11:08 PM :: 1340 Views :: Article Rating
The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) in coordination with the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services continues to monitor the development and progress of Hurricane Danny.

According to the Meteorological Services, as at 11:00 am today, the eye of Hurricane Danny was located near 12.5 degrees north, 44.8 degrees west or about 1100 miles / 1760 km east of the Windward Islands.  Danny is moving toward the west northwest at about 12 mph or 19 km/h and this general motion is expected for the next couple of days.  Maximum sustained winds are about 75 mph or 121 km/h and some additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.  On this forecast track, the center of Danny is expected to pass over the Leeward Islands on Monday.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
NEMO Trains Shelter Managers
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 11:44 AM :: 974 Views :: Article Rating
Local capacity for managing emergency shelters in Saint Lucia has been enhanced following a training workshop for shelter managers held on August 17 and 18, 2015 at the conference room of the National Skills Development Centre (NSDC) in Vieux Fort.

Twenty-one persons from various District Disaster Committees and Religious Organizations benefitted from this two-day training workshop, which sought to provide designated shelters managers with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively perform required duties for the operational management of emergency shelters.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Saint Lucians Urged to be Alert!
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 11:39 AM :: 1247 Views :: Article Rating
Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs, Planning and Social Security, has called on citizens to be on the alert as a weather system approaches the Lesser Antilles.

Tropical Storm Danny is the fourth named weather system in the Atlantic Ocean for 2015. As of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, the system was 1,595 miles east of Saint Lucia and the Windward Islands, moving at about 12 miles per hour.
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Friday, July 31, 2015
Flood Warning for Saint Lucia Discontinued
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 5:47 AM :: 1862 Views :: Article Rating
The flood warning which was issued for Saint Lucia has been discontinued.  However, according to the 6 a.m. weather report issued by the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services, the island will continue to experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered showers this morning. However, a gradual decrease in clouds and shower activity is expected as the day progresses.
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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Flood Warning Issued for Saint Lucia at 2:30pm Today
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 8:20 AM :: 1862 Views :: Article Rating
Persistent heavy rainfall over Saint Lucia over the past few hours has raised the possibility of flooding and landslides in parts of the island prone to those hazards.

The Saint Lucia Meteorological Services has therefore issued a flood warning for Saint Lucia with effect from 2:30 pm today until further notice.
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
NO TSUNAMI WARNING FOR SAINT LUCIA
By Library @ 2:27 AM :: 1497 Views :: Article Rating
NEWS RELEASE July 24, 2015 6:00 a.m. EST NO TSUNAMI WARNING FOR SAINT LUCIA An orange alert level remains in effect for the Kick ‘Em Jenn...
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Monday, June 01, 2015
Hurricane Season
By Library @ 8:19 AM :: 1299 Views :: Article Rating
  National Emergency Management Organization Prime Minister’s Office   NEWS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: V...
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Friday, May 22, 2015
scholarship
By Library @ 7:29 AM :: 1529 Views :: Article Rating
Dear CCRIF Stakeholders Please share this announcement with your employees and stakeholders. Thank you. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 29, 2015 -...
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Monday, June 23, 2014
NEMO and CDEMA to Host 5 Day Worshop
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 7:53 AM :: 2951 Views :: Article Rating

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), in collaboration with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), will be hosting a 5 day National Training Workshop entitled ' Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) Training'.

The CERT Training being held at NEMO's Secretariat Headquarters in Bisee from Monday.

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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Call for Papers and Posters (CDEMA)
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 3:28 AM :: 4014 Views :: Article Rating
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is pleased to announce the Call for Papers and Posters for the Annual Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive  Disaster Management (CDM), the region’s premier event on Disaster Risk Management.
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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 9:15 AM :: 4618 Views :: Article Rating

As part of the consultations on a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is pleased to announce the opening of the first round of online dialogues from Monday 27 August to Friday 30 November 2012.

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Sunday, July 08, 2012
Denial of Service Check-Up
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 6:13 AM :: 3186 Views :: Article Rating
Recently the US news (TV, Print and Net) has been discussing that some computers will not be able to access the internet on 9 June, 2012 (tomorrow), if they are infected with a particular DNS malware.
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Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Nemo got Sloogled
By NEMO Saint Lucia @ 6:48 AM :: 2714 Views :: Article Rating
In partnership with the local website slooogle.com the latest in the commonsense series -- A Commonsense Approach to Disaster Management went online. ...
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