RCI St. Lucia
posted on May 04, 2016 12:55
The Italian Government has agreed to provide financial support to the Government of Saint Lucia for a state-of-the-art Flood and Hazard Early Warning System and Information Centre. The agreement between the two countries was formalised during the recently concluded Signing Ceremony for the Paris Agreement at UN Headquarters in New York, by Saint Lucia’s Sustainable Development Minister Hon. James Fletcher and his Italian counterpart, Hon. Gian Luca Galletti.
The Early Warning System will involve the establishment of a multi-hazard Information Centre for natural disasters forecasting and early warning that combines information derived from multiple ground and satellite sources and provides concrete information on upcoming extreme weather events and their potential impacts over the island.The Centre will provide the following services:
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