ARCHIVED 2006 ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITIES - JANUARY 2006

1.  12th : Red Cross building - Meeting for Crash simulation exercise at Vance W. Amory Airport
2.  18th : Meeting with US Southcom representative - Re: NDMO Office/EOC/Warehouse Project
3.  19th Jan - 2nd Feb:  UWI Seismic personnel visits Nevis & St. Kitts - to inspect stations and gather data (2 weeks)
4.  23rd&25th : Nevis Physical Development Plan meeting - Re: Nevis Island Profile training
5.  26th-27th : National Damage Assessment Plan & Strategy Consultation - NEMA St. Kitts
6.  Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - FEBRUARY 2006

1.   8th: Disaster Management presentation to Teachers Union (rescheduled)
2.   9th-12th : Annual International Disaster Management Conference, Orlando, Florida (Health focus)
3.   16th : First Aid Workshop, Red Cross Building
4.   16th-17th : OECS Disaster Mitigation Conference, St. Lucia
5.   22nd : Retreat for Senior Managers (organised by Human Resources, Premier's Ministry, NIA)
6.   22nd-24th : USAID OFDA Regional Training Workshop - NEMA Headquarters, St. Kitts
7.   Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - MARCH 2006

1.   1st : National Relief Policy Workshop - NEMA Headquarters, St. Kitts
2.   2nd-3rd : Warehouse Management Training Workshop - NEMA Headquarters, St. Kitts
3.   6th-10th : Emergency Care & Treatment Workshop (ECAT) - Nevis
4.   8th-10th : CDERA Seminar "Achieving Risk Reduction thru Comprehensive Disaster Mgt", Barbados
5.   16th : Simulation Exercise Planning Meeting -  Vance W. Amory International Airport Conference Room
6.   20th : Disaster Management Presentation at Nevis Teacher's Union Workshop at Nevis Credit Union
7.   20th-25th : Mass Casualty Management Workshop - Red Cross Building, Nevis
8.   24th : Aircraft crash Tabletop Simulation exercise
9.   22nd-25th : Incident Command System Workshop - Credit Union Conference Room, Nevis
10. 22nd-23rd : USAID OFDA Caribbean National Disaster Coordinators meeting - "Risk Reduction", St. Lucia
11. 27th : Disaster Mananagement Presentation at Nevis Teacher's Union Workshop at Nevis Credit Union
12. 27th- 31st : Hazardous Material Training - Angelus Resort, Frigate Bay, St. Kitts
13. 27th-31st : Emergency Care & Treatment Workshop (ECAT) - Nevis
14. 27th March -7th April : Exercise Tradewinds - Jamaica - Tradewinds related Training and FTX (Regional)
15. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - APRIL 2006

1.  10th-14th : National Hurricane Conference, Orlando, Florida
2.  11th-13th : Supplies Management Workshop (SUMA software), at AVEC, Basseterre, St. Kitts
3.  19th : Visit by officials from U.S. Southern Military Command - re. NDMO Warehouse/EOC/Office Project
4.  20th : Nevis Physical Development Plan Workshop at Mount Nevis Hotel
5.  21st-28th : FA HUM CPX - Honduras - FA HUM Command Post Exercise
6.  25th-29th : Damage Assessment & Needs Analysis (DANA) - NDMO staff member to St. Lucia
7.  26th : Meeting with Nevis Fire & Rescue Services - re. Bush Fires in Nevis
8.  27th : Meeting on Nevis Physical Development Plan - re. Environment & Disaster sectors
9.  28th : Public Awareness/Education Campaign relating to recent Bush Fires (Radio, TV, Print & more)
10.
Aircraft crash Simulation exercise preparation
11. Update Airport Disaster Plan
12  Update Hospital Disaster Plan
13. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - MAY 2006

1.  2nd : Airport Simulation Exercise meeting (key agencies)
2.  3rd-5th : Health Disaster Coordinators Meeting, Peru - Health Planner/Disaster Officer attended
3.  8th-12th : Governor's Hurricane Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (not attended)
4.  9th : Aircraft crash Simulation exercise planning meeting at Airport Conference Room
5.  17th : Draft Budget Meeting for Airport Simulation Exercise
6.  25th-26th : Disaster Simulation Exercise Design Workshop
7.  25th : NDMO presentation at Diabetics clinic at Gingerland Health Centre
8.  29th, 30th or 31st : Radio Communication Workshop (proposed)
9.   Flood Management Plan Review meeting
10. Fire & Rescue Training
11. District Chairperson meeting
12. Critical Private Agencies to draft Disaster Plans
13. NEMA / NDMO meeting
14. Update Nevis Disaster Management Plan
15. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - JUNE 2006

1   1st : First Day - 2006 Hurricane Season (Radio/TV Broadcast by Chairman of the Nevis Disaster Mgt Cmte)
2.  8th - 9th : 1st Aid Training Workshop
3.  10th : DIPECHO V - VCA Workshop at Frigate Bay Resort (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
4.  16th : DIPECHO V - Community Awareness Reception at Old Manor Hotel (7:00 - 9:30 p.m.)
5.  18th-21st : 16th World Conference on Disaster Management, Canada
6.  26th June - 1st July : PAH
O Mass Casualty Management Workshop - Nevis (postponed)
7. 28th June - 1st July : PAHO Incident Command System Workshop - Nevis (postponed)
8. 29th : Culturama Event Planning (Security, Safety, Medical Strategy etc.)
9. Contin
ued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - JULY 2006

1.  3rd : Airport Simulation Exercise Observer/Evaluator Workshop (postponed)
2.  4th : Culturama Event Planning (Security, Safety, Medical Strategy etc.)
3.  6th : Mitigation Council Meeting - NEMA Headquarters, St. Kitts
4.  12th : Review of Disaster Act - NEMA Headquarters 9:00 am
5.  12th : Budget software training session - UWI computer lab 9:00 am
6.  14th: Culturama Event Management Plan meeting - NCCU
7.  17th: Culturama Event Management Plan - Cultural Complex site visit
8.  19th: Culturama Event Management Plan - Cultural Village site visit
9.  21st : Culturama Event Management Plan
10. 24th-28th : Title:  International Seminar on Global Change - UWI, Mona
Seminar Theme: Global Change and Caribbean Vulnerability: Environment, economy and society at risk?
11. 26th : Culturama Event Management Plan
12. 27th - 28th  : IDA Workshop - St. Kitts at NEMA headquarters
13. 27th July - 8th Aug : CULTURAMA FESTIVAL BEGINS
14. 31st : Culturama Event Management Plan - Inspection of Complex
15. 31st July - 4th August : Search & Rescue Training (1 week) - St. Kitts
16. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - AUGUST 2006

1.  1st : Handover of lights (patrol & vehicle) to Police for Culturama Activities
2.  3rd - 8th : Culturama Event Management Plan - Culturama Complex (Multi-Agency team)
3:  4th : Search & Rescue Training Simulation - Part of World Cup Preparations - Warner Park - St. Kitts
4.  10th : Simulation Debriefing - Cricket World Cup
5.  15th : Visit by US Southcom Military rep for NDMO Project at Long Point (Office/EOC/Warehouse)
6.  25th : Nevis Disaster Management Committee meeting
7.  28th Aug - 1st Sept - PAHO Emergency Care & Treatment Workshop (ECAT) - St. Kitts
8.  29th : Utilities and Transport Subcommittee meeting at the Credit Union Conference Room
9.  Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - SEPTEMBER 2006

1.  4th - 8th : PAHO Mass Casualty Management Workshop (MCM) - St. Kitts
2.  6th - 8th : PAHO Incident Command System Workshop (ICS) - St. Kitts
3.  26th - 29th : OECS Damage Assessment Course - NEMA building - St. Kitts
4.  26th - 28th : International Telecommunication Union/CTO - ICT Disaster Management Conference - Jamaica
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.  Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - OCTOBER 2006

1.  2nd - Opening of NIA House of Assembly
2.  2nd - Budget meeting at Bath Hotel (Premier's Ministry)
3.  4th - Eric Newman (US contractor) visits NDMO site for Office/EOC/Warehouse
4.  6th - Region Rap Exercise
5.  9th - 13th Oct : USAID Training For Instructors (TFI) Course - Grenada
6.  11th - International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction  - Theme: "Disaster Risk Reduction Begins at School"
7.  12th - Roper (US Southcom Enginner) visits NDMO site for Office/EOC/Warehouse
8.  16th - Ground breaking ceremony at 3 p.m. for NEW Nevis Disaster Management Office/EOC/Warehouse building
9.  24th - Flood Management meeting at NCCU
10. 25th - Astor 25 IP/Telecommunications Proposal Meeting
11. 25th - Meeting Fire & Water
12. 27th - Flood Management meeting at Red Cross
13. 30th - Annual Estimates Committee meeting
14. 31st Oct - 2nd Nov : USAID DANA - St. Kitts (focus on Needs Analysis & Prioritization of Needs)
15. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES - NOVEMBER 2006

1.  3rd - CPA meeting - Methodist Conference Room
2.  6th - Eric Newman (US contractor) visits NDMO site for Office/EOC/Warehouse
3.  8th - Caribbean Technology Services Consultancy Meeting (CDB)
4   12th - 15th : IAEM Annual Conference & Exhibit - "Going All the Way ..  Putting Plans into Action" - Orlando, Florida
5.  13th - 14th : International College Fair at Methodist Conference Hall (9 am Opening at Red Cross building)
6.  13th - 15th : Hydrometeological Warning Systems meeting in Mexico
7.  13th -17th : Geographical Information System workshop (Imagery manipulation) course at Credit Union Conference room
8.  17th : Search & Rescue (SAR) meeting at Ministry of CWPUP building - conference room - 9 am
9.  20 Nov - 1 Dec: Disaster Risk Reduction for Leaders Course - Jamaica (Focus on Health)
10. Search & Rescue (SAR) team meeting
11. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

PROPOSED ACTIVITIES - DECEMBER 2006

1.  4th - 8th :  USAID OFDA Initial Damage Assessment Handoff Course - Grenada
2.  11th - 15th : CDERA Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management - Hilton Barbados
3.  Continued Public Awareness and Education program
2006 ACTIVITIES
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