EMERGENCY SEISMIC - VOLCANIC  COMMITTEE
Extracts from Sections 20 (2) of the 2005 Nevis Disaster Plan (draft)


(6)  Seismic/Volcanic (To be amended in the near future)

Nevis Disaster Coordinator - Chairperson (Now assigned to the NDMD Project Officer)
Superintendent of Police
Medical Officer of Health
Medical Superintendent of Alexandra Hospital
Press and Government Information Officer
Director, Public Works Department
Representative - Red Cross Society
Representative - St.George's Improvement Committee
Representative - St. John's Improvement Club

Functions

- Develop a plan of action for dealing with volcanic eruption.
- Advise Government on the possibility of an eruption and issue of alert stages based on information from qualified Scientists.
- Develop appropriate public education programmes for dealing with volcanic emergencies.

Other technical/advisory functions will be carried out by the National Seismic/Volcanic Management Sub Committee.
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