NATIONAL OFFICE OF DISASTER SERVICES

NEWS AND SPECIALS

Back to National Office of Disaster Services

CLEAN UP IN BARBUDA
Thursday 21st September 2017

A number of persons representing key agencies travelled to Barbuda this morning to aid in the clean-up and restoration of the island.

According to Director of the National Office of Disaster Services (NODS), Philmore Mullin, among the delegation are personnel from the Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA), the Central Board of Health (CBH), Defense Force, National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) and a number of Barbudan residents, Survey Department and the Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

Mullin says the APUA workers are expected to begin working on their system to see how soon electricity and water can be restored to the island, while the other groups will be responsible for the cleaning of the island, paving way for the rebuilding process.

CBH personnel will be specifically tasked with the fogging, disposal of dead animals and the pumping of stagnant water from the area.
As it stands, Mullin says the team will travel over to the island every day until suitable arrangements can be made for their accommodations in the form of pre fab houses and tents.

This work is estimated to take approximately 2 to 3 weeks. 


Click here for all News and Specials for National Office of Disaster Services

 
connect with antiguanice.com
FacebookTwitterYoutubeNewsletterRSS

contact
NAME: Philmore Mullin
TEL: +1 (268) 462-4206
US TEL: +1 (268) 562-2144/460-7075
FAX: +1 (268) 462-4742
EMAIL: nodsanu@gmail.com
ADDRESS: American Road St. John's
FIND US ON: Facebook
LOCATION: 3 View Map
WEBSITE: Click here

news and specials

NODS SENDS SUPPLIES TO ST. VINCENT

Tuesday 13th April 2021
A 20-foot container was shipped to assist residents who have been displaced by the recent volcanic e...
Read More

SCHOOL ART COMPETITION

Tuesday 6th April 2021
In an effort to enhance Disaster Risk Management knowledge, NODS is hosting a Hazard Arts Competitio...
Read More

NODS ASSISTS WITH TRANSPORT OF DIGNITY KITS TO ST. VINCENT

Monday 25th January 2021
Two hundred kits containing personal items primarily for women & girls were sent to St. Vincent....
Read More

TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCH STATEMENT

Thursday 20th August 2020
Residents are urged to monitor the system closely and have their disaster plans ready...
Read More

TSUNAMI READY RECOGNITION

Wednesday 19th August 2020
St. Johnís City, City West and City South have been designated as tsunami ready through a UNESCO pro...
Read More

All News Stories and Specials