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Tag Archives: earthquake

  1. Port-Au-Prince’s Minister of the Interior Accelerates Implementation of Seismic Risk Plan in Northern Haiti

    Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul said Haiti’s Civil Protection Agency, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program, will accelerate the implementation of the Seismic Risk Plan (SRP) in Northern Haiti, which seeks to improve the way that this region prepares for and reduces risks of earthquakes. Haiti’s northeastern region is one the country’s […]

    March 1, 2012NatureNo comments
  2. Deputy CEO of Regional Insurer warns of tough times for Disaster Policyholders: Beacon’s 2nd In Command also sees Pet Insurance unlikely in near future

    A strong possibility due to the Caribbean being prone to Hurricanes and a recent spate of earthquakes make it less likely for overseas agencies eager to reinsure the area, making current policies more likely to boost their premiums. This warning was given by Robert Mowser while addressing participants at a recent rebranding of Beacon Insurance at the […]

    February 27, 2012NatureNo comments
  3. CARICOM Leaders and Haiti’s Minister of the Interior Agree that Collaboration is Key to a Stronger Caribbean

    In meeting with the President of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Mr. Desi Delano Bouterse and the Bureau of Heads of Government during CARICOM’s two-day mission to Haiti, Haiti’s Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul stressed that Haiti is charting a new course for sustainable economic development. “We are focusing our efforts on investment and job […]

    February 15, 2012Featured, NatureNo comments
  4. UNITED NATIONS REPORT SEES NEED FOR GOVERNMENTS & INDIVIDUALS TO GET MORE PROACTIVE IN CONSTRUCTION WHERE DISASTER-PRONE AREAS HAVE TO BE CONSIDERED

    The United Nations System for Barbados and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), through the leadership of the United Nations Development Programme for Barbados and the OECS, and in partnership with the UN International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), CDEMA and the Florida International University’s Disaster Risk Reduction Programme, just concluded its Barbados […]

    June 23, 2011Featured, Nature, NatureNo comments