Kingstown, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, June 8, 2012 (NEMO) - The Council of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Organizations of USA, Inc. (COSAGO) will hand over a number of household items to four families, who were affected by the flood in Georgetown 11 - 12 April, 2011. These families were living in the Emergency Shelters in Georgetown but have returned to their homes a few months ago.

Today, 1st June marks the beginning of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued on the 24th of May, 2012, indicates that this year there will be a near-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin. The projection is that there’s a 70 percent chance of nine to 15 named storms, of which four to eight will strengthen to a hurricane and of those one to three will become major hurricanes.

Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, May 8, 2012 (NEMO) - During the course of the morning, the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) received several calls from concerned persons and Media houses enquiring if the la Soufriere volcano was erupting. Some callers indicated they have seen smoke coming from the la Soufriere while others indicated that they were smelling sulphur.

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