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31 Mar 2002 description

Part 1 Annual Report of the National Emergency Management Office April 1, 2001 to March 31, 2002

The National Emergency Management Organisation Office is that organ of the Public Service charged with the responsibility of orchestrating all aspects of preparedness and response to disasters and other emergency situations affecting the State. The Office coordinates the activities of the National Emergency Management Organization. This is a two tiered network of committees, which function at the National, and Local levels respectively.

14 Dec 2001 description

The 2001 hurricane season was above average.

In December 2000 Professor William M Gray et al, forecasted that the 2001 hurricane season would be a below average hurricane season. However, at the beginning of the 2001 hurricane season, this team updated their forecast on June 07, 2001 to indicate that the season would be above average consisting of 12 named storms, 7 hurricanes and 3 intense hurricanes. The long-term averages are: Tropical Storms-10, Hurricanes-6 and Major Hurricanes-2. (NOAA, 2001).

12 Oct 2001 description

Tropical Storm Jerry threatened the islands of the Eastern Caribbean namely Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Tobago during the period October 6th to 8th, 2001. The system with maximum wind strength of 50mph did not adversely affect any of CDERA Participating States.

09 Oct 2001 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) is responding to Hurricanes Juliette and Iris, which have affected two different parts of Mexico.

08 Oct 2001 description

WTNT32 KNHC 082004

07 Oct 2001 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2001/0201
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Tropical Storm Jerry - The Caribbean

06 Oct 2001 description

At 11:OOam Eastern Caribbean Time, the center of newly formed Tropical Depression 12 formed near 11.2N 51.1W or approximately 740m1s East of the Windward Islands. The Depression is moving towards the WNW near 14mph with sustained winds of 30mph.