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NEMO holding consultation on La Soufriere today


The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), in collaboration with the St Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross Society (SVGRC), the French Red Cross (FRC) and the Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department of the European Commission (ECHO), is today hosting a national consultation to present the revised National Volcano Emergency Plan (NVEP), for La Soufriere volcano.{{more}}

The objectives of the consultation are: to familiarize all stakeholders with the updated document; to obtain from them clarification and agreements on assigned roles and responsibilities; and to become oriented to special provisions for alert and warnings, transportation and evacuation, emergency communication and shelter management issues.

This consultation is taking place today, Tuesday, September 30 at the Methodist Church Hall. The opening session will commence at 9 a.m.

The revised (draft) plan will be presented by consultant Jeremy Collymore.