EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM
Extracts from Chapter 8 of the 2005 Nevis Disaster Plan (draft)

EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM

(49) The first report of an emergency will be given either by:

1. Superintendent of Police.
2. General Manager Nevis Air And Seaport Authority.
3. Medical Officer of Health.
4. Divisional Fire Officer.

Reports of hurricane, major flooding, major accidents, fire, terrorism will originate from the M. Reports of sea accidents and oil spills will come from either the
General Manager N.A.S.P.A. or the Met Office at VAW International Airport. Air accidents will be reported by the General Manager N.A.S.P.A. and disease
epidemics will be reported by the Medical Officer of Health.

(50) All reports of major emergencies will be directed to the Chairman of the Disaster Management Committee, according to the following procedure:

Hurricane and Volcanic Eruption

National Disaster Coordinator - St. Kitts
Inform Prime Minister
Chief Secretary
Commissioner of Police

Chief Secretary, St Kitts
Inform Chairman, Disaster Management Committee, Nevis
Premier's Secretary, Nevis

Premier's Secretary
Inform Disaster Coordinator, Nevis
All Permanent Secretaries

Commissioner of Police
Inform Superintendent of Police, Nevis
Premier's Secretary, Nevis

Permanent Secretaries
Inform all Heads of Departments and Statutory Bodies

Superintendent of Police
Inform Premier, Nevis
Premier's Secretary

Major Accident/Oil Spill

Superintendent of Police, Harbour Master , Airport Manager
Inform Premier's Secretary

Premier's Secretary
Inform Premier
All Permanent Secretaries
Nevis Disaster Co¬ordinator

Disaster Coordinator
Inform Hospital  Administrator

Air and Sea Accidents

General Manager
Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority
Nevis Disaster Management Office

Director - NDMO
Chairperson of Nevis Disaster Committee
Premier’s Secretary
Divisional Commander Nevis Division of Police Force

Threats and Terrorism

Divisional Commander Nevis Division of Police Force
Nevis Disaster Management Office
Premier’s Secretary
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