Govt. Montserrat
Government based in Montserrat

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20 Apr 2018 description

The Montserrat Customs and Revenue Service (MCRS) is reminding residents, home and building owners that the “HURRICANE RISK REDUCTION RESILIENCE PROMOTIONAL DRIVE” introduced by the Government of Montserrat through the Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Disaster Preparedness) (Exemption) Order on November 27, 2017, will end on May 31, 2018.

To benefit from the programme items must arrive and be cleared before May 31.

The programme allows persons to benefit from exemption on the customs duties and consumption tax on the importation of a number items. These include:

23 Feb 2010 description

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 of …

18 May 2007 description

Visual observations revealed very little change to the dome structure during the period, and lava extrusion appears to have ceased. Nevertheless, whilst the dome may not be actively growing, it remains as a large mass of partially molten lava capable of collapsing or exploding. The amount of material above Tyres Ghaut to the NW is sufficient to generate pyroclastic flows and surges capable of impacting on the lower Belham Valley and lower lying areas up o lower Happy Hill and the Old Towne ridge.

Recorded seismic activity remained very low throughout the period.

12 May 2007 description

Visual observations revealed very little change to the overall dome structure during the period, and lava extrusion appears to have ceased. Nevertheless, the amount of material here is sufficient to generate pyroclastic flows and surges capable of impacting on the lower Belham Valley and lower lying areas up to lower Happy Hill and the Old Towne ridge.

Recorded seismic activity remained very low throughout the period.

04 May 2007 description

Visual observations revealed very little change to the overall dome structure during the period, although fresh deposits are present in the head of Tyres Ghaut, the upper parts of Farrell's Plain and the Tuitt's Ghaut and the upper parts of the Tar River. Pyroclastic activity has been ongoing on the east and northeastern sides of the dome, and flows have been observed in the Tar River Valley and on Farrell's plain running out into Tuitt's Ghaut.