ARCHIVED 2005 ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITIES - DECEMBER 2005

1.  1 Dec - Mitigation Council Meeting - NEMA St. Kitts
2.  2-5 Dec: Wilton Park Conf. U.K. "Improving National/Regional Disaster Response Capacity"
3.  7 Dec - Service of Thanksgiving, Methodist Church, Charlestown (end of Hurricane season)
4.  8 Dec - CDB meeting (part focus on Disaster Management issues) at CWPUP/PPNRE
5.  8 Dec - DSEP - Seminar Promoting Statistics Literacy: Poverty, CSME & Sustainable Dev.
6.  13 Dec - Preliminary meeting for Crash simulation exercise at Vance W. Amory Int'l Airport

ACTIVITIES - NOVEMBER 2005

1.  8 Nov - European Union meeting - NCCU
2.  10 Nov - Mitigation Council Meeting - NEMA St. Kitts
3.  11 Nov - NAO focus group meeting - St. Kitts
4.  16 Nov - Consultation with Floyd Homer NCSA - Nevis
5.  17 Nov - Technology Needs Assessment Project meeting on Climate Change - St. Kitts
6.  18 Nov - CDERA mandate review meeting, St. Kitts
7.  21-25 Nov - PAHO Workshop (Emergency Care & Treatment: ECAT) - St. Kitts
8.  23 Nov - Systematic Observation Systems Workshop with Met Officers - St. Kitts
9.  24-25 Nov - Emergency Telecom Workshop, St. Kitts/Nevis - SAR CDERA Project
10. 28 Nov - 2 Dec - PAHO Workshop (Mass Casualty Management/ICS) - St. Kitts

ACTIVITIES - OCTOBER 2005

1.  1-8 Oct - DISASTER AWARENESS WEEK OF ACTIVITIES
2.  7-9 Oct - Small Island Developing States (SIDS) meeting - St. Kitts
3.  12 Oct - Submission of 2006 Capital Projects for NDMO
4.  17-21 Oct - Training for Instructors - USAID OFDA Workshop NEMA Hqt, St. Kitts
5.  17-22 Oct - Caribbean Association of Fire Fighters Conference, Trinidad & Tobago
6.  25 Oct - Aircraft Crash Simulation at St. Lucia Airport (Observer)
7.  27 Oct - Mitigation Council meeting, NEMA Headquarters, St. Kitts

ACTIVITIES - SEPTEMBER 2005

1.    6 Sept - Committee meeting to draft Awareness Week plans and Newsletter
2.    8 Sept - Nevis Disaster Management Committee & District Chairs meeting - 3:00 pm
3.    9 Sept - Committee meeting to finalise Awareness Week plans and Newsletter
4.    9 Sept - St. Thomas's District Committee meeting 7:30 pm New Testament C.O.G.
5.    13 Sept - NEMA / NDMO meeting in Nevis at 1:30 p.m.
6.    14 Sept - St. George's District Committee meeting 7:30 pm Hanley's Road Center
7.    17 Sept - St. James Shelter Committee meeting 5:30 pm Shaws Road Pre-School - Shelter Manager - Estella Queeley - 1st Shelter Committee meeting
8.    9 Sept - St. Thomas's District Committee meeting 7:30 pm New Testament C.O.G.
9.    23 Sept - Proposed Public Awareness & Education meeting
10.  26 Sept - Utilities & Transport Sub-committee meeting - 2 pm - Nevis Credit Union
11.  28 Sept:  St. George's District Committee meeting 7:30 pm Hanley's Road Center

ACTIVITIES - AUGUST 2005

1.   4 Aug  - Meeting Fire Services (Nevis) - Equipment Project Proposal
2.   4 Aug  - Meeting Medical and Health Services (Nevis) - Medical Project Proposals
3.   7-11 Aug - Disaster Management Workshop, Tortola
4.   10 Aug - Environmental Pollution Sub-committee meeting: NCCU Conf. Rm 9:30 am
5.   10 Aug - St. James District Committee meeting - Combermere Primary School (rescheduled)
6.   11 Aug  - Search & Rescue Sub-committee meeting at 1:30 pm NCCU Conf. Rm
7.   12 Aug  - Utilities & Transport Sub-Committee meeting at 9 am - NCCU Conf. Rm
8.   16 Aug  - Emergency Shelter Sub-Committee meeting at 1:30 pm - Rams Complex (Financial Services Board Room)
9.   19 Aug - Deadline for Submission of 2006 Estimates
10.  22 Aug - Public Information & Education Sub-Committee meeting - Red Cross Building
11.  25 Aug - Nevis Emergency Executive Committee (NEEC) meeting 1:30 pm Red Cross Building - (rescheduled)
12.  25 Aug (proposed) - Cable & Wireless handover ceremony
13.  26 Aug - Deadline for Submission of 2006 Capital Estimates
14.  26 Aug - Talk to Diabetics and other meeting participants: Cotton Ground Health Centre
15.  29 Aug - Peace Corps Orientation training - 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
16.  30 Aug - Nevis Disaster Management Committee meeting: 10:00 am at Credit Union
17.  31 Aug - 1 Sept: Shelters/Shelter Management Workshop "for Shelter Managers"

ACTIVITIES - JULY 2005

1.   6 July   -  District Chairperson's Meeting at NDMO Offices
2.   7 July   -  Disaster Management Sub-committee Chairpersons meeting at NDMO Office
3.   12 July -  NDMO Website & Brochure Launch at Red Cross Building
4.   14 July -  Mitigation Council Meeting, NEMA Headquarters, St. Kitts
5.   14 July -  Premier's Ministry 2006 Estimates Meeting
6.   14 July  - Medical & Health Sub-Committee meeting (Dr. Judy Nisbett - Chairperson)
7.   15 July  - Some Public Agencies submitted Disaster Plans (Agencies to be identified)
8.   21 July  - Emergency Supplies Sub-Committee meeting (Stephen Jones - Chairperson)
9.   23 July  - 1st Culturama Sea Fair, Oualie Beach (NDMO Booth)
10.  25 July  - Talk to Diabetics and other meeting participants - Brown Hill Health Centre
11.  25-27 July - Regional Security System Strategic Plan Review Conference, Barbados
12.  26 July - Prize-giving ceremony on VON Radio for winners of Culturama Sea Fair "Disaster" Quiz
13.  28 July - Medical & Health Sub-committee meeting: Health Ministry Offices 10 am
14.  29 July - Trade Fair - Craft House Grounds 10 am - Disaster Management Booth
15.  30/31 July - Disaster Management Office distributed "web-cards"/brochures at Culturama Queen/Calypso Shows

SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES (FEB - JUNE 2005)

1. 3-6 February – Annual International Disaster Management Conference in Orlando, Florida
2. 22-24 Feb – Damage Assessment & Needs Analysis Regional Course, Antigua
3. 1-2 March - Initial Damage Assessment Workshop , Hanley's Road, Nevis
4. 3-5 March - Shelters & Shelter Management Workshop , Hanley's Road, Nevis
5. 10 March - Disaster Warehouse supplies from US Military Southern Command
6. 15 March - NEMS meeting with OECS ESDU
7. 17-18 March - Warehouse Management Workshop – St. Kitts
8. 26 March – Meeting with Nevis Amateur Radio Club
9. 31 March – Exhibition Booth at Agriculture Open Day , The Villa.
10 26-27 April – Key Agency Meeting at Red Cross Building (Disaster Plan update)
11. 26-27 April - Regional Review meeting, Jamaica (Denzil Stanley)
12. 9-13 May – Governor’s Disaster Conference in Tampa, Florida
13. 19 May – Meeting with Adventist Disaster Relief Agency (ADRA)
14. 23-24 May - Health Disaster Coordinators Meeting in Tortola (Nicole Slack)
15. 25 May - 7 June - Inspections of Emergency Shelters
16. 31 May – Meeting with the Premier
17. 1 June – Meeting with Masters student researching geo-physical (Volcano) hazards
18. 3 June – Meeting with Health Disaster Coordinator (Nicole Slack)
19. 8 June – Media Meeting & District Chairpersons meeting
20. 14 June - Key Agencies meeting & "Let Talk" Program on VON radio
21. 20 June – Meeting with Floyd Homer - Environmentalist (Climate Change, Biodiversity)
22. 21 June – Meeting with Shelagh James on Public Awareness and Education Plans
23. 22 June – Meeting with Carl Herbert and Goldwyn Caines (NEMA)
24. 22 June – Meeting with Key Agencies to draft Flood Management Plan
25. 23 June – 1st meeting Nevis Disaster Management Committee at Red Cross
26. 30 June -  Flood Management Plan Meeting/Workshop
2005 ACTIVITIES
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