Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, August 2nd, 2013 (NEMO) - Community members from villages throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines will participate in a one week Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training organized by the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) in conjunction with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA). The training will be held at the NEMO’s Conference Room from Monday, August 5 to Friday, August 9, 2013.

Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, April 12, 2013 (NEMO) - April 13th marks 34 years since the last eruption of the La Soufriere volcano, and the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) will be joined by the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of The University of the West Indies and the Soufriere Monitoring Unit (SMU) to commemorate the anniversary and to raise awareness of the risk and science associated with an active volcano. This year, NEMO will be targeting primary and secondary school students in communities likely to be impacted by an eruption of La Soufriere. A community meeting will also be held in Chateaubelair on Tuesday evening.

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