The National Emergency Management Organization NEMO launched its Volcano Awareness Activities to commemorate 40 years since the last eruption of La Soufriere Volcano on Friday April 12th 2019

NEMO says the activities will focus on community preparedness for a volcanic eruption and sensitizing the public about the ‘Volcanic Emergency Evacuation’ aspect of the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Component of the Tradewinds Exercise 2019.

These activities will be conducted in collaboration with the UWI Seismic Research Centre, and with support from the Soufriere Monitoring Unit; the Forestry Division; the Ministry of Health; the Police Force Tradewinds Secretariat and the Volcano Ready Communities Project SVG.

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