2009 ACTIVITIES (COMPLETED)

ACTIVITIES :  JANUARY 2009

1.   13th : Annual Financial Meeting at Cultural Center with Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Department
2.   14th : Books Party at St. John's Primary (NDMD participation)
3.   19th : Premier's Ministry Meeting at Cultural Center with Heads of Department and staff
4.   19th - 31st : Radio Network Installation for Health sector & Disaster Management
5.   20th : Search & Rescue meeting at NDMD
6.   20th - 22nd : Caribbean Community  Pandemic Influenza Workshop, Jamaica
7.   24th : Search & Rescue field exercise at Pinneys area (Nevis team plus some members from St. Kitts team)
8.   27th - 28th : USAID OFDA Intial Damage Assessment Workshop at NEMA Headquarters
9.   31st  : Search & Rescue field exercise (Nevis team plus some members from St. Kitts team)
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. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  FEBRUARY 2009

1.   1st - 25th : Radio Network Installation for Health Sector & Disaster Management
2.   10th - 12th : Logistical Support System (LSS) training, St. Kitts.
3.   12th : Environmental Committee meeting at the Ministry Conference room
4.   15th - 24th : Inaugural Pilot Search and Rescue Training Course, Montserrat
5.   19th : NDMD Exercise on Disaster Preparedness to the Sixth Grade Tourism Class at Ivor Walters Primary
6.   25th - 27th : Basic Cardiac Life Support  and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course, Montserrat
7.   25th - 27th : Open House at Nevis Disaster Management Department for Grade 5 Primary School students
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.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  MARCH 2009

1.   2nd : Open House at Nevis Disaster Management Department for Grade 5 Primary School students
2.   20th : Shelters & Shelter Management Policy Review - NDMD
3.   25th : Shelters & Shelter Management Policy Review - NEMA
4.   25/27th : Agriculture Open Day - NDMD Exhibition
5.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  APRIL 2009

1.   14th : Web EOC Emergency Operation Centre training National Information Communications Technology (ICT) Centre, 9am to 3 pm
2.   15th : Web EOC - Emergency Operation Centre training NDMD, 1 pm to 4 pm
3.   17th : Avian Flu Tabletop Exercise on Friday 17th April at the EOC, NEMA Headquarters, Lime Kiln
4.   18th - 20th : UWI Seismic officials visit Nevis to maintain & reinstall Earthquake detection equipment
5.   21st : Crisis communications workshop - at Occasions
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27th : Meeting of Health & other Agencies in response to the outbreak of Swine Flu in Mexico & elsewhere at NDMD 10 am
7.   27th : Press Conference - Dr. Patrick Martin - Chief Medical Officer on Swine Flu outbreak - 12 noon
8.   27th : Health Meeting in response to the outbreak of Swine Flu in Mexico & elsewhere at Hospital 2 pm
9.   28th: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM with Dr. Judy Nisbett and Dr. Patricia Bartlette: Topic - H1N1 (Swine) Flu
10. 29th : Integrated Water Resources Managment Workshop - Mount Nevis Hotel -  9 am to 4 pm
11. 30th : Web EOC - Emergency Operation Centre training at NDMD at 1 pm
12. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  MAY 2009

1.   1st : Press Confernce - Hon. Hensley Daniel - Minister of Health  on Swine Flu outbreak - 10:30 am
2.   6th : Meeting of Health & other Agencies in response to the outbreak of Swine Flu at NDMD 10 am (postponed)
3.   11th : Dr. Patricia Bartlette (Vet Officer) attends meeting in Trinidad on H1N1 (Swine) Flu
4.   11th: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM: Dr. Patrick Martin (H1N1 Swine Flu) & Corporal Hazel (New traffic laws)
5.   14th: Nevis Air & Seaport Authority Workshop on Port Security and ISPS code compliance at Red Cross building (9am-3pm)
6.   18th: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM: Topic - Safety in the Work Place (postponed)
7.   25th: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM: Topic - Preparation for the 2009 Hurricane Season (rescheduled)
8.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  JUNE 2009

1.   8th: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM: Carl Herbert, National Disaster Coordinator, NEMA & Huey Sargeant, Chairperson, Public Awareness
and Education Committee, Nevis Disaster Management Committee
2.   15th: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM: Topic: New traffic laws including seatbealts, cell phone use (Rescheduled)
3.   22nd: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM: Topic to be announced
4.   23rd : 2010 Budget Meeting at NDMD - Premier's Ministry
5.   25th : Mitigation Council Meeting - NEMA St. Kitts
7.   29th: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM: Topic to be announced
6.   Drafting of Policy documents on Mass Crowd Events
7.   Completion and Testing of Health Radio Communications Network
8.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  JULY 2009

1.   14th: CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm
2.   15th : H1N1 (Swine) Flu News Conference - status of Swine Flu in the Federation - Dr. Patrick Martin
3.   21st : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm
4.   23rd : Stakeholder meeting on 2009 Culturama Emergency/Disaster Plan at NDMD
5.   27th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U" 5-6 pm : Swine Flu in the Federation with Dr. Patrick Martin, Dr. Nisbett & Dr. Essien
6.   30th : SCASPA Tabletop Exercise, St. Kitts
7.   30th : Mitigation Council Meeting - NEMA St. Kitts (postponed to 6th August)
8.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  AUGUST 2009

1.   1st : Emergency/.Disaster Management at Culturama Calypso Show, Cultural Complex, Charlestown
2.   2nd : Emergency/.Disaster Management at Culturama Queen Show, Cultural Complex, Charlestown
3.   6th : Mitigation Council Meeting - NEMA St. Kitts
4.   10th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm
5.   16th : EMERGENCY MEETING of the Nevis Disaster Management Committee 11 am: Llewellyn Newton Disaster Management Facility, Long Point
6.   17th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM on Mondays at 5 pm:  GUESTS: Carl Herbert (Disaster Coordinator -
NEMA), Huey Sargeant (Chairman - Public Information - NDMC) & Alister Thompson (Community Liaison Officer - NDMD)
7.   24th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "Disaster & U" at Choice Radio 105.3 FM on Mondays at 5 pm:  GUESTS: Pastor Andrew Gardner - Nevis
Coordinator for the Adventist Disaster Relief & Development Agency (ADRDA); Spencer Hanley, Director General, St. Kitts/Nevis Red Cross and
General Manager NASPA
8.   27th : MITIGATION COUNCIL Meeting at NEMA headquarters at 10 am ...  with Prime Minister - Dr. Denzil Douglas
9.   31st : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm: Guests to be announced
10. Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  SEPTEMBER 2009

1.   CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm
2.   Agencies finalising Disaster Plans
3.   Development of draft Policy documents on Mass Crowd Events
4.   Planning for Airport Disaster Simulation Exercise
5.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  OCTOBER 2009

1.   5th & 6th : National Marine Zoning Workshop: "Visioning a National Marine Zoning Plan to balance multiple uses for a sustainable future", OTI, SK
2.   5th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm
3.   12th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm
4.   19th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm
5.   21st : The Chief Medical Officer (SKN), Dr. Patrick Martin, will host a Press Conference at 1:30 p.m. (Caribbean time) on Wed 21st Oct: to provide a H1N1
(Swine) Flu update via webcast and radio links, from the Disaster Office in Nevis.
6.   26th : CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm
7.   27th : Visit by Angelica Elliott, new Permanent Secretary, Premier's Ministry to Nevis Disaster Management Department offices
8.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  NOVEMBER 2009

1.   4th : Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) meeting
2.   11th : Visit by Cuban official - Re. Institute of Friendship
3.   23rd : Facilitator visit to NDMD to finalise plans for "Results Based MANAGEMENT TRAINING workshop" - a CDEMA regional Project
4.   24th : Project Formulation & Planning meeting for 2010
5.   26th -27th : Results Based MANAGEMENT TRAINING workshop - a CDEMA regional Project - Llewellyn Newton Disaster Management Facility
6.   30 Nov - 3rd Dec: Port Health Surveillance Plan of Action Workshop (IHR), St. Kitts
7.   CHOICE 105.3 FM Radio Program: "DISASTER & U": Mondays 5-6 pm
8.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program

ACTIVITIES :  DECEMBER 2009

1.   1st : Btool Tool (A Disaster Risk Management Benchmarking Tool) Sub-Committee Meeting at NEMA
2.   1st - 3rd : Port Health Surveillance Plan of Action Workshop (International Health Regulations), St. Kitts
3.   7th - 11th: Comprehensive Disaster Management under the theme Strengthening CDM through Youth and Community Empowerment at the
Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica
4.   8th : Meeting to further develop potential OAS Project on "Disaster Mitigation & Management" with key partners including Economic Planning
& Statistics; Physical Planning, Natural Resources & Environment; and Tourism
5.   9th : Nevis Island Administration Budget Presentation 2010
6.   15th : Ministry of Health Annual Report: 9am - 12noon at Cultural Center - The meeting will be carried "LIVE" on this Website courtesy LIME
7.   22nd : Meeting: OAS Project development on "Disaster Mitigation & Management" with key partners in Physical/Economic Planning & Tourism
8.   Continued Public Awareness and Education program
2009  ACTIVITIES
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