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WILL 2021 HURRICANE SEASON BE ANOTHER ACTIVE ONE?

It is too early to forecast the number of tropical storms and hurricanes expected in the upcoming season however, renowned climatologists admit that they are looking at some of the slow-motion drivers that may assist or hinder hurricane activity over the next few...

CARIBE WAVE 2021 ACHIEVES GOALS, SAY *SKN DMers

Caribe Wave 2021 concluded on Thursday, 11th March, with a Virtual Table Top Exercise, simulating an 8.5 magnitude, Tsunami-generating Earthquake, taking place in the Northern Lesser Antilles.Exercise Director and Deputy National Disaster Coordinator, Claricia Langley-Stevens, led a team of responders, including representation from Nevis Disaster Management Department...

WHO PARTICIPATES IN CARIBE WAVE?

Each one of the 48 countries and territories that are members of CARIBE Early Warning Systems determine their level of participation and coordinate the corresponding activities within their jurisdiction. Locally, participants include: The NEMA on St. Kitts and NDMD on Nevis; Police Telecomms; Emergency Response agents; Media...

WHAT IS CARIBE WAVE?

CARIBE WAVE is the annual tsunami exercise of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Each year, disaster management agencies participate in the exercise to advance tsunami preparedness efforts in the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions.Caribe Wave 2021 is scheduled...

ALERTS

NEMA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE ATLANTIC, ALONG WITH ST. KITTS MET SERVICES

NEMA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE ATLANTIC, ALONG WITH ST. KITTS MET SERVICES showers and thunderstorms have become better organized in association with a low pressure system located about midway between the west coast of Africa and the Lesser Antilles. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive to...

NEMA RESUMES MONITORING, PREPARING, ALERTING!

National Disaster Coordinator (NDC) Abdias Samuel along with Deputy NDC Claricia Langley-Stevens have placed the National Emergency Management Agency on high alert based upon a conversation held with senior officers at St. Kitts Meteorological Services, this morning. In consideration of the projected path of Tropical Depression #10 (TD10), which formed...

ATLANTIC HEATS UP AS SEASON PEAKS

In collaboration with St. Kitts Meteorological Services, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is monitoring 2 systems that are on track towards the Caribbean Sea, after having left the coast of Africa last week. Currently, Invest 94L is the lesser threat, but the closer of the two systems to our...

Hurricane Safety Information & Survival Hints

Hurricane safety measures, of course, will vary from home to home and community to community depending on locations as well as other conditions. For most people, however, the safest place to weather a storm is at home, if the residence is well built and out of reach of the...

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NEMA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE ATLANTIC, ALONG WITH ST. KITTS MET SERVICES

NEMA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE ATLANTIC, ALONG WITH ST. KITTS MET SERVICES showers and thunderstorms have become better organized in association with a low pressure system located about midway between the west coast of Africa and the Lesser Antilles. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive to...