NON-GOVERNMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Extracts from Chapter 5 of the 2005 Nevis Disaster Plan (draft)

ROLE OF NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS (NGO's) AND SERVICE CLUBS

Chamber of Commerce
Identify and provide warehousing.
Ensure  availability of essential emergency supplies.

Red Cross Society
Assist with first aid training.
Provide relief supplies.
Assist with distribution of relief supplies.
Assist with first aid at medical centres and emergency shelters.
Assist in search and rescue.

Christian Council
Assist with distribution of relief supplies.
Provide relief supplies.
Assist with rehabilitation.
Assist in public awareness programmes.
Assist with management of shelter

Amateur Radio Club
Assist with telecommunications at essential points in keeping with directions of the Telecommunications sub committee.

C B Radio Club
Assist with telecommunications.

Cable and Wireless
Provide emergency telecommunications at essential points.
Restore telephone services as soon as possible

Youth Council
Assist with evacuation of victims and aged persons.
Assist with distribution of education material.
Assist in clearing debris.
Performing messenger service.

Jaycees, Lions, Rotarians
Assist with evacuation of disaster victims and aged
Assist in providing relief supplies
Assist public awareness programmes.
Assist with rehabilitation.

Boy Scouts, Girls Guides, Cadets, Brigades, 4-H Clubs
Assist with evacuation of disaster victims
Provide messenger service.
Assist in distribution of educational material.
Assist at emergency shelters and  feeding centres.
Assist with sorting and parceling of clothing.
Assist in record keeping.
Assist in clearing debris.
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