Basseterre, St Kitts , October 14th, 2013, (NEMA) - Identifying and responding to the impacts of natural and anthropogenic hazards on St. Kitts and Nevis via an all inclusive method, is at the core of an upcoming consultation, which seeks to incorporate climate change and enhancement, into Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM). The exercise is being offered under the auspices of the second phase of the Government of Austria funded Project to Mainstream Climate Change in Disaster Management (CCDM II) and the Comprehensive Disaster Management Harmonisation Implementation Programme (CDM-HIP), which is funded by Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

BASSETERRE, 12TH August, 2013 – (NEMA) – Enhancing community resilience to disasters continues to be a priority for the Ministry of Homeland Security and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), according to Districts Coordinator, Mrs. Telca Wallace. Consequently, members from select districts in St. Kitts, are to participate in a one week Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training organised by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with NEMA. The training will be held at the Sandy Point Community Centre from Monday, August 19th to Friday, August 23rd, beginning at 8am each morning.

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