Extracts from Sections 20 (8) of the 2005 Nevis Disaster Plan (draft)

Search and Rescue

Fire and Rescue Services - Divisional Fire Officer (Chairman)
Representative, Police
Representative, Nevis Air & Sea Port Authority
Administrator, Alexandra Hospital
Representative Captain of Ferry Services
Representative, Nevis Fisherman’s Cooperative
Representative, Taxi Association
Representative, Bus Association
Representative, Defence Force/Coast Guard
Representative, Cadet Corps
Representative, Nevis Amateur Radio Club


§ To train, orient and drill individuals in emergency procedures, and the development of rapid deployment procedures for personnel and vehicles.
§ Rescuing trapped or injured persons in post disaster operations.
§ The development of search and rescue and evacuation procedures for emergency situations.
§ The development of Evacuation Plan for Nevis.
§ The development and testing of evacuation procedures exercises in all government buildings, including schools, and the provision of similar exercises for private
commercial buildings and industrial sites.
Return to Home Page
Return to Previous Page