Extracts from Sections 20 (1) of the 2005 Nevis Disaster Plan (draft)
(1) Public Information and Education
Director, Government Information Service - Chairperson
Deputy to be the person acting for the Director
Representatives, Radio & Television VON/Goodwill/NTV/TBN?
Representatives, Print & Electronic – Observer/Leeward Times
Radio/Ham Operators President
Library Service (Director)
Education To be specified
Church (Chairperson of Nevis Christian Council)
Telecommunication Cable /C&W
- Organisation of on going public awareness and education programmes on all types of disasters as well as preventive measures to be taken. - Dissemination of information, before, during and after a disaster. - Alerting the population of any impending disaster and precautionary measures to be taken. - Arranging for training of disaster personnel at all levels. - Develop Website link - Material for children e.g. comic cartoon - Initiate Disaster Awareness Day/Week - Use of text message to all users - Reliability of information disseminated.