This is the official website for the Nevis Disaster Management Department in the Premier's Ministry of
the Nevis Island Administration. This Agency is responsible for the planning and implementation of
Comprehensive Disaster Management for Nevis at the Llewellyn Newton Disaster Management Facility
weready.org - a CDEMA website featuring all major hazards, the risks and their management
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ST. KITTS/NEVIS FERRY SCHEDULE: WEEK Mon 19 - Thu 23 July
KEY JULY 2015 EVENTS (& more)
Nevis Disaster Management Dept
P .O. Box 280, Premier's Ministry
Long Point, Nevis, West Indies
Tel: 869-469-1423 (24/7) / 869-469-7903
Cell: 869-668-3077  Fax: 869-469-5407
Email:
odpnevis@yahoo.com
Website: www.nevisdm.com
FaceBook: www.facebook.com/nevisdm
Twitter: www.twitter.com/nevisdm
Mobile App: http://ndmd.mobapp.at
NEMA: 869-466-5100  Fax: 869-466-5310
NEMA Email: nemaskb@thecable.net
ST. KITTS - NEVIS COAT OF ARMS & FLAG

KEY JULY EVENTS

1st : Cabinet submission on Shelters re. preparedness for the Hurricane Season at 10 am

1st : BNTF Project meeting with NEMA via SKYPE

7th : Tradewinds 2015 Debrief Report at 0900hrs at NEMA

Nevis Disaster Management Committee meeting (date to be posted)

Nevis Disaster Sub-Committee meetings to be scheduled including Housing & Shelter Mgt, Medical & Health Services, Emergency Supplies, Seismic/Volcanic, Environmental Pollution and Search & Rescue

Ferry Schedule Information being updated and posted for NDMD App & Website

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

FUTURE 2015 ACTIVITIES

12th - 14th Aug: Shelters & Shelter Management Workshop at NDMD

Ferry Disaster Plan Formulation & possible Exercise

Official Opening of the new Emergency Operations Center/Offices at NDMD - Reps from US Govt, Federal & NIA, CDEMA, OAS & other Disaster Organizations and representatives, expected to attend

Nevis Arterial Drainage Master Plan Project continued

Joint Disaster/Emergency Inspections with Fire & Rescue Services

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST JUNE EVENTS

31st May - 9th June : Tradewinds Regional Exercise to be held in St. Kitts/Nevis & Belize

5th : Region Rap and RCC exercise

11th : Port Security Committee meeting - 9:00 a.m at NDMD

12th : Updatable Ferry Schedule Information designed and posted for NDMD App & Website

17th : BNTF Project meeting with NEMA at NDMD - other meetings planned

18th - 19th : OECS Regional Symposium on "Communicating Climate Change Issues" - St. Kitts

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST MAY EVENTS

Tradewinds Exercise Weekly meeting (on Thursdays) at NEMA

18th - 21st : ICS Workshop - 3 days, Plans Review Workshop (Ferry Plan) for 1 day - St. Kitts

18th - 22nd : Emergency Care & Treatment Workshop at NEMA, St. Kitts

21st - 30th : JICA Data Collection Survey on Disaster Prevention in CARICOM Countries Invitation Program in Japan

25th - 30th : PAHO MASS CASUALTY WORKSHOP at NDMD, Nevis

31st May - 9th June : Tradewinds Regional Exercise to be held in St. Kitts/Nevis & Belize (more details shortly)

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST APRIL EVENTS

Tradewinds Exercise Weekly meeting (on Thursdays) at NEMA

23rd : Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour cocktail, Marriotts 8-10pm

24th : Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour (U.S. Hurricane Hunter aircraft), RLB Airport, St. Kitts from 8:45 am

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST MARCH EVENTS

19th March :The St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force, local lead agency with SOUTHCOM for tradewinds - meeting 10 a.m. NEMA

25th March : 2015 CARIBE WAVE/LANTEX Tsunami simulation exercise. The CARIBE WAVE/LANTEX event provides an opportunity for Emergency Management Organizations throughout the Caribbean to exercise their operational lines of communications, review their tsunami response procedures, and promote tsunami preparedness.

26th March : First Regional Meeting of the Regional Caribbean Platform of Territorial Information for Disaster Prevention (PITCA), Trinidad

Music video being designed for the NDMD Theme (calypso) song "Plan Now! Don't Wait! Disasters Don't Discriminate!"

New Promo for the cutting edge, real time "NDMD Mobile App" being produced

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST FEBRUARY EVENTS

3rd : School Safety Meeting at NDMD EOC building

Music video for the NDMD Theme (calypso) song "Plan Now! Don't Wait! Disasters Don't Discriminate!" being planned

New Promo for the cutting edge, real time "NDMD Mobile App" being produced

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST JANUARY EVENTS

5th/8th : University of Virginia Arlington students visits Nevis & NDMD

9th :St. Kitts & Nevis Fire & Rescue Services Competitive Exhibition of Fire fighting activities held in Charlestown, Nevis.

20th : Caribe Wave Webinar 1 (English) 18h00 UTC

29th - 30th : CDEMA facilitated Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Training Workshop

Music video for the NDMD Theme (calypso) song "Plan Now! Don't Wait! Disasters Don't Discriminate!" being planned

New Promo for the cutting edge, real time "NDMD Mobile App" being produced

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST DECEMBER EVENTS

10th: Dr. Simon Atkins (climate economist, disaster risk forecaster) meeting - 3pm

Music video for the NDMD Theme (calypso) song "Plan Now! Don't Wait! Disasters Don't Discriminate!" being planned

New Promo for the cutting edge, real time "NDMD Mobile App" being produced

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST NOVEMBER EVENTS

6th : Ebola Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) training by Roxanne Brookes at NDMD

10th - 11th : CERT Radio Communications Workshop (6 pm - 9 pm)

14th : SKNAPE Logo competition deadline

15th : SKNAPE Annual General Meeting (AGM)

17th -19th : Management - Local Level Workshop, Cuba

18th - 20th : Water Harnessing Workshop at Conaree (8:30 am - 4 pm)

18th : Caribbean Tsunami Information Centre, Mission Visit to SKN - cancelled

20th : Monroe College Leadership Seminar - Red Cross building

21st : PAHO/WHO mission team visiting Nevis - meeting at 9 am at Hospital to deliver specific technical cooperation to strengthen our capacity to detect and respond to a case of EVD - visit also planned to NDMD EOC

24th : Crisis Management Seminar by NTA (3pm to 5pm) at NEPAC - Agenda for the seminar is titled “Hope is not a Plan”

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST OCTOBER EVENTS

29 Sept - 3rd Oct: Customs Training Workshop at NDMD EOC

1st : Wesleyan Pastor's meeting - Tsunami/Earthquake Literature requested

13th Oct: IDDR Day (International Day for Disaster Reduction) 2014: Resilience is for Life (focus on the Elderly)

13th Oct - 22nd Nov: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) training course/workshop

16th Oct : Seniors Meeting for IDDR at Jessups Community Center

16th Oct : St. Kitts-Nevis National Disaster Mitigation Council - focus on Ebola

28th Oct : Ebola training for health personnel with PPE's (10:30 am & 2:30 pm)

30th : Develop a Draft SKN Ebola Contingency Plan at NEMA 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

30th : School Safety Stakeholder Meeting

Nevis Arterial Drainage Master Plan Project continued

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST SEPTEMBER EVENTS

15th Sept: URGENT Safety Meeting at Delta with Maritime Division

22nd - 26th Sept: St. Kitts & Nevis Tsunami & Earthquake awareness campaign - Actitvty details will be posted shortly

29 Sept - 3rd Oct: Customs Training Workshop at NDMD EOC

Nevis Arterial Drainage Master Plan Project continued

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST AUGUST EVENTS

1st : Christena Memorial Service at Samuel Hunkins Drive, Charlestown, Nevis at 3:00 pm

21st Aug - 3rd Sept : Taiwan Workskop on National Disaster Prevention & Protection Policy & Practice

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST JULY EVENTS

7th - 11th July - PDNA regional workshop in Barbados

7th - 11th July - OHDACA Funded Assessment on Facilities Constructed through the HAP - Assessment of Nevis EOC

14th - 15th July - Training Emergency & Humanitarian Situation Workshop, Barbados

14th - 16th July - Center for Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change (CRDAC) Cuba Collaboration Project-Norway on Local Risk Management

22nd July : NEVIS DISASTER MANAGEMENT MOBILE "APP" LAUNCH FOR SMART PHONES & TABLETS AT NDMD.

23rd July - Maritime Affairs Full scale Sea Exercise (postponed)

Continued CDEMA Disaster Management Project Implementation

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST JUNE EVENTS

5th : Region Rap (Regional Disaster Communication) pre Test exercise scheduled at 2 pm

6th : Region Rap (Regional Disaster Communication) exercise scheduled

6th : OECS Workshop at NDMD (Disaster related - details shortly)

16th : Nevis Disaster Management Committee meeting proposed

Nevis Disaster Sub-Committee meetings scheduled - Public Information/Education at NDMD at 9:30 pm

Nevis Disaster Sub-Committee meeting scheduled - Utilities & Transport at NDMD at 1:30 pm

Outfitting (Equipment & Furniture) of the new NDMD EOC/Office

Continued CDEMA Disaster Management Project Implementation

Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PAST MAY EVENTS

8th : Anniversary celebrations 150 years at Red Cross building at 7pm (Int'l Red Cross Day) - Award presented to NDMD

14th-16th : National Disaster Database Workshop in St. Kitts

19th : Student in a Summer attachment at the NDMD from 19th May 2014 to 12th September 2014.

19th : National Disaster Database Workshop facilitators visit to NDMD

22nd : Human Resource (HR) Leadership Workshop, Anglican Hall

30th : A Prayer Service for the 2014 Hurricane Season held at the War Memorial Square, Charlestown, Nevis at 4:30 pm.

Public Awareness and Education program
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