ARCHIVED 2007 ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITIES - JANUARY 2007

1.  15th - Budget Meeting with Finance & Treasury
2.  31st - EIA for Quarry Impact Study by JECO Comsultants of Grenada at Credit Union at 2 pm
3.  31st - WETLAND MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT: JECO Caribbean of Grenada and the NHCS - Credit Union at 7 pm
4.  Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  FEBRUARY 2007

1.  3rd - 4th : 2 Day training workshop for Fire & Rescue Volunteers in Nevis
2.  8-9, 12-13 : Maritime Security Training & Awareness Session (with Tabletop Exercise) at Red Cross building
3.  8th - 11th: 28th Annual International Disaster Management Conference—Orlando, Florida
4.  12th - 15th: Search & Rescue Training Workshop - NEMA Headquarters, St. Kitts
5.  12th - 17th : USAID/OFDA Damage Assesment & Needs Analysis (DANA) Hand-off in Grenada (rescheduled from 5th-10th)
6.  15th : Orientation Exercise (part of the Planning Activities towards the Airport Simulation Exercise)
7.  20th : Tabletop Exercise (part of the Planning Activities towards the Airport Simulation Exercise) : 9 am - 12 noon
8.  20th : Meeting with US Southcom on Humanitarian Assistance Project in Nevis
9.  22nd : DIPECHO Table top Exercise in Nevis, with representatives from St. Kitts
10. 23rd : EMT Assessment by PAHO (Patient Assesment, Airway Management, Trauma Modules) - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
11. 26th - 2nd March : USAID OFDA Training for Instructors (TFI) Handoff Course in Bahamas (proposed)
12. 27th : VANCE W. AMORY INT'L AIRPORT - SIMULATION EXERCISE
13. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  MARCH 2007

1.  1st : HUMAN RESOURCES SEMINAR at Mount Nevis Hotel
2.  7th : Training Workshop using the "Jaws of Life" (Vehicle Extrication Techniques) - by a Halmatro Technician in Nevis
3.  29th - 30th : Agricultural Open Day - NDMD Exhibit
4.  Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  APRIL 2007

1.  2nd - 6th : 2007 National Hurricane Conference at the Hilton Riverside New Orleans, LA
2.  18th : Career Fair at Methodist Conference Hall, Chapel Street (rescheduled)
3.  18th : Time Management Workshop - Red Cross building - Chapel Street
4.  21st : DIPECHO Disaster Management Workshop on Damage Assessment (4 Communities)
5.  Search & Rescue (SAR) meeting/training for SAR team and volunteers
6.  Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  MAY 2007

1.  7th - 11th  : FAHUM 2007 - High Level Seminar/Exercise - “Seismic Events and Regional Health Issues" Guatemala
2.  14th - 18th : Florida Governors Hurricane Conference, Fort Lauderdale
3.  22nd - 25th May : CDERA BOARD MEETING - Anguilla
4.  Nevis Disaster Management Committee & Sub-Committee meetings
5.  Fire & Rescue Simulation Exercises - Jaws of Life
6.  Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  JUNE 2007

1.  1st - Start of the Hurricane Season : National Day of Prayer - Service at New Testament Church of God, Bath Road
2.  6th : Careers Day - Methodish Church Conference Centre & Yard - coordinated by Human Resources, Premier's Ministry
3.  6th - 8th : Caribbean Telecommunications Conference at the Puerto Rico Convention Center
4.  
11th : Launch - CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mon 5-6 pm (Guest: Joseph Parry & "Street Talk")
5.  18th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5-6 pm (
Guests: Arthur Anslyn & Devon Liburd)
6.  22nd : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committe meetings (Public Information & Education)
7.  22nd : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committe meetings (Utililties & Transport)
8.  25th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5-6 pm (
Guests: Ernie Stapleton & Huey Sargeant)
9.  28th : Mitigation Council meeting at NEMA headquarters - 9:00 am
10. 28th : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committes Chairperson's meeting at Administration building, Nevis
11. 28th : NDMO presentation at Diabetics clinic at Gingerland Health Centre
12. 29th : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committe meetings (Public Information & Education) - to be rescheduled
13. 29th : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committe meetings (Search & Rescue)
14. 28th - 29th : Natural Hazard Management Conference, "Furthering the Risk Reduction Agenda", Jamaica (postponed)
15. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  JULY 2007

1.  2nd : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - 5 to 6 pm  (Guests: Floyd Robinson & David Stapleton)
2.  3rd - 4th : Disaster Risk Benchmarking Tool, National Training Workshop, NEMA Headquarters, St. Kitts
3.  5th : Motivational session held by Human Resources at Red Cross builidng (9 am - 12 noon)
4.  5th : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committes Chairperson's visit to NDMD new facilities at Long Point, Nevis - 3 p.m.
5.  6th : Nevis Disaster Mgt Sub-Committe "Search & Rescue" members visit SAR stores at Fire & Rescue Hdq, Nevis - 3 p.m.
6.  9th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - 5 pm - 6 pm (
Guests: Lincoln Sargeant & Carlyle James)
7.  10th : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committe meetings (Emergency Supplies) - Credit Union - 9 am
8.  13th : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committe meetings (Medical & Health)
9.  16th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio - "DISASTER & U" - Mon 5 - 6 pm (Not held)
10. 16th - 20th : International Health Conference at Four Seasons - Aids & Chronic Diseases
11. 17th : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committe meetings (Housing & Shelter Management) - Credit Union - 9 am
12. 21st : Fire & Rescue (Search & Rescue) Volunteer meeting at Fire Services Station, Charlestown at 9 am
13. 23rd : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm
14. 24th (Tuesday) : Nevis Disaster Management Committee meeting - RED CROSS Building - 2 pm
15. 26th : New Nevis Disaster Management building final inspection
16. 27th : Exercise Region Rap 2007 - 10 am to 3 pm - Annual Regional Emergency Telecom & Information Simulation
17. 30th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm (Not held)
18. 30th - 31st NEVIS DISASTER MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE - Four Seasons Resort, Pinneys, Nevis (postponed)
19. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  AUGUST 2007

1.   2nd : Operational Opening of Nevis Disaster Management Department building (Offices/EOC/Warehouse) Long Point
2.   6th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm (Not held)
3.   13th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm: Guests: Lester Blackett, Alister Thompson
with guest Host Mr. Huey Sargeant
4.   13th - 31st : Nevis Disaster Management Sub-Committee meetings
5.   14th : DANA Consultation in St. Kitts
6.   16th - 17th : Initial Damage Assessment Workshop, St. Kitts
7.   16th : NDMC Emergency Meeting at NDMD Headquarters, Long Point Re: Hurricane Dean (1st Animated TV broadcast)
8.   20th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm:
Guests: Sutton (Met Office) & Carlyle James (CIC - Nevis)
9.   25Aug - 1st Sept : Cuban Experts visit Federation on Disaster Reduction/Management exploratory & Fact finding mission
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. 27th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm: Not Held
11. 28th : Cuban Experts visit Nevis on Disaster Reduction/Management exploratory & Fact finding mission - 2 p.m. at NDMD
12. 29th - 30th : Shelters & Shelter Management Workshop - for Shelter Managers (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
13. 31st : Cuban Experts visit Nevis on Disaster Reduction/Management exploratory & Fact finding mission (9 am - 3 pm)
14. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  SEPTEMBER 2007

1.   3th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm: Guests: Anelda Maynard-Date (Nevlec) & Fayola Browne (Shelter
Manager trainee)
2.   5th : Emergency Operating Centre (EOC) Workshop : 9 am - 4 pm at NDMD training facility, Long Point
3.   10th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm: Not Held
4.   11th : NDMD Communication Setup meeting at NDMD facility at 10 a.m.
5.   12th : "CONSULTATION ON THE ECONOMY" - Stimulating Growth Development and People Empowerment" 4 Seasons
6.   17th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm: Not Held (Holiday)
7.   20th : Follow-up meeting : NDMD Communication Setup meeting at NDMD facility at 1:30 p.m.
8.   24th : Planning for Official Opening of Nevis Disaster Management Department Office/EOC & Warehouse at Long Point
9.   24th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm
Special Guest: Llewellyn Newton
10.  29th : Fire & Rescue (& Search & Rescue) volunteers meeting
11.  Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  OCTOBER 2007

1.   1st : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm Guests: David Stapleton (FSSO Fire Officer - Fire & Rescue)
& Elroy Hendrickson (Chief Security Officer - NASPA)
2.   1st - 12th : Installation & setup of VHF Radio Communication equipment and antenna
3.   6th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm Guest:  Not Held
4.   
9th -15th : Disaster Communications Management Course, Washington, USA
5.   15th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm Guest:  Not Held
6.   16th : Videoconference on “Regional Dialogue on ‘Capabilities of Telecommunications for Disaster Relief’-  World Bank
7.   22nd : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm Guest: Repeat broadcast
8.   24th : Nevis Physical Development Plan meeting at NCCU (10 a.m. & 2 p.m.)
9.   29th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm
Guest: Lester Blackett (Host - Huey)
10. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

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CTIVITIES -  NOVEMBER 2007

1.   5th : Fire & Rescue Meeting - Sandy Point, St. Kitts
2.   6th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm Guest:  Not Held
3.   9th : Formal handover of the US Southcom funded project to the Nevis Disaster Management Dept (not the formal opening)
4.   12th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm
Guest: Carl Herbert (NEMA)
5.   19th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm Guest: Pat (DIPECHO)
6.   20th - 21st : Ministry of Health - Strategic Health Issues & Priority Setting Workshop (SHIPS) at Mount Nevis Hotel
7.   22nd : Mitigation Council Meeting at NEMA Headquarters, St. Kitts
8.   26th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm:
Guest: Dr. Cardell Rawlins, Surgeon
9.   31st : Open House Visit by Ivor Walters Grade 6 Primary School students to Nevis Disaster Management Department
10. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES -  DECEMBER 2007

1.   3rd : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm: Guests: Roland Hoag, Anthony Evelyn
2.   8th - 13th Dec : Open House at Nevis Disaster Management Department: for Grade 6 Primary School students
3.   10th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program - "DISASTER & U" - Mondays 5 pm - 6 pm: LAST PROGRAM FOR 2007
4.   
10th - 14th : 2nd Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management, The Hilton Barbados
5.   11th - 13th : FAHUM Planning Conference, El Salvador
6.   FLORIDA & US VIRGIN ISLAND NATIONAL GUARD Visit RSS States (Telecom & EOC assessment)
7.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program
2007 ACTIVITIES
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