Saint Lucia: Nation’s emergency response and support to region focus of NEMAC

Saint Lucia’s readiness for an emergency, particularly during the hurricane season, was the focus of the National Emergency Management Advisory Committee (NEMAC) meeting on Tuesday August 14th 2018.

The meeting, held at the Ministry of Infrastructure and chaired by Cabinet Secretary Benjamin Emmanuel, was attended by Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives Honourable Ezechiel Joseph, Leader of the Opposition Honourable Philip J Pierre, Parliamentary Representative for Laborie Honourable Alva Baptiste and Director of the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) Ms. Velda Joseph. Also present were representatives from several Government…

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