Zoom Link for “LIVING ON THE FRONTLINE: BUILDING RESILIENCE” Symposium
Press invitation to Symposium
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 —
Update: To join the symposium remotely please join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://uwi.zoom.us/j/137346589
The Eastern Caribbean region is highly vulnerable to natural disasters including volcanic eruptions, tsunami, earthquake and tropical cyclones. In recent years, and decades, the region has been severely impacted by numerous hurricanes and volcanic eruptions.
In recognition of International Day for Disaster Reduction, the OECS Commission in Saint Lucia has dedicated the week of October 15 – 19, 2018 to disaster awareness with a specific focus on increased resilience.
One of the main activities planned for the week is a live/virtual symposium jointly organised by the OECS Commission with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Helen Television System, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and the University of the West Indies Open (UWI) Campus.
The event will feature speakers from several of the aforementioned institutions as well as from the Government of Montserrat and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA).
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The media and the general public.
The Symposium will be held on Wednesday, October 17th 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON
UWI Open Campus Auditorium, Morne Fortune, Castries.
(758) 455 6372