NEMO to host consultation on development of national protocols and standard operating procedures for tsunami warnings, 23rd – 24th June 2014

Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, June 20th, 2014 (NEMO) - The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) is in the process of developing National Protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Tsunami Warnings for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. To that end we will host a National Consultation to review the draft protocols and standard operating procedures on the 23rd – 24th June, 2014.


The objectives of the consultation are:

  • To familiarize national stakeholders with the Tsunami Protocol Development Process
  • To advance the development of the St Vincent & the Grenadines’ Tsunami Protocol and Standard Operating Procedures; and to identify resources necessary to ensure appropriate preparedness measures for a Tsunami

According to Director of NEMO, Mr. Howie Prince, the expected outcomes of this consultation are:

  • To have an increased awareness among national stakeholders of the Tsunami Protocol Development Process.
  • To have a completed draft St Vincent & the Grenadine’s Tsunami Protocol and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • To make recommendations for the enhancement of tsunami readiness in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and to identify the resources necessary for an appropriate preparedness programme for Tsunamis response.

The consultation will take place at NEMO’s Conference Room on 23rd – 24th June, 2014. The opening ceremony will commence at 9:00 a.m. on June 23, 2014.

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