The National Disaster Preparedness and
Advisory Committee (NDPRAC) has taken a decision to reduce the volcanic
alert level from level 4 to level 3 paving the way for the immediate reoccupation
of Zone B.
Zone B includes Isles Bay, Waterworks,
Parts of Old Towne and lower Happy Hill.
The decision was taken at an NDPRAC meeting
on Tuesday February 23, 2010 at which the Director of the Montserrat Volcano
Observatory (MVO) revealed that the partial dome collapse on February 11,
2010 had significantly reduced the hazard and risk to Zone B.
Although the decision to allow reoccupance