The National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) is expanding the various means through which hazard warning alerts can be sent to the public through Common Alerting Protocol (CAP).

Several radio stations have expressed an interest in being a part of the process by allowing emergency messages to interrupt regular programming.

Bridgetown, Barbados February 17, 2022 - The Preparedness and Response Division (PRD) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), through its Regional Training Centre (RTC), commenced a three-day Damage and Needs Assessment (DANA) Orientation/Training workshop for the St. Vincent & The Grenadines National Emergency Management Organisation (SVG NEMO) on February 15th, 2022. The training is intended to present a systematic approach for conducting damage assessment in an effective and time sensitive manner to influence response and recovery actions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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