Tagged: disasters

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DMCA Bolstered with New Comms Equipment

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) has received new communications equipment to bolster its resilience in times of emergency. Some of the equipment was on display at last Friday’s ICT Expo. These included satellite...

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DMCA Holds Tabletop Hurricane Exercise

Montserrat’s readiness to respond to a tropical storm or hurricane impacting the island was tested on Monday with a tabletop exercise initiated by the Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA). According to a release from...

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Training in Post Disaster Needs Analysis For GOM Staff

The Policy and Planning Unit of the Ministry of Finance has teamed up with the Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) to deliver Post Disaster Needs Analysis (PDNA) for Montserrat. The four-day training workshop is...

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8AM Update on Tropical Storm Erika

National Hurricane Centre 8Am Update – The center of Tropical Storm Erika this morning is moving west near 16 mph between Guadeloupe and Antigua. A turn toward the west-northwest is forecast later today, and...

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Orange Alert for Kick 'Em Jenny Volcano in Grenada

The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies has issued an orange alert for the underwater volcano Kick’em Jenny, after strong and sustained signals were recorded in the early hours...