December 8, 2022

Cayman: Passport Office on preparing for Hurricane Season

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28 June 2022 – The Passport and Corporate Services Office (P&CSO) urges all residents to ensure that travel documents are valid and secured, in preparation for this hurricane season. Residents are advised that travel documents cannot be issued when weather conditions require the closure of Government offices, including the Passport & Corporate Services Office. As […]

Cayman: Public to prepare for Hurricane Season

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By: Hannah Reid Ahead of the start of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season on 1 June, Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) and the Cayman Islands National Weather Service (CINWS) are encouraging the public to be prepared, have a plan, and monitor official sources for updates. “The inclement weather forecasts circulating on social media are a timely […]

Cayman: PWD/NRA teams prepare for Hurricane Season

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Organisers Address Inspection Teams The Public Works Department (PWD) and National Roads Authority (NRA) completed their 34th consecutive joint hurricane preparedness exercise on Wednesday, 5 May 2021. Hurricane Shuttering Exercise Horizontal Line Up of Cars 050521 Teams testing for overall hurricane readiness, shuttered up key government buildings and shelters, checked and started standby generators and […]

Be prepared this Hurricane Season at the National Museum!

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Strengthening regional readiness – Caribbean prepares for 2019 Hurricane Season

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REPORT from International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies ♪ Water come inna mi roomHuh huh!Mi sweep out some with mi broomDi likkle dog laugh to see such funAnd di dish run away with the spoon ♪ It was catchy, it was humorous, it was enjoyed by persons as far as Nicaragua, however, it […]

Caribbean 2017 Hurricane Season: an evidence-based assessment of the Early Warning System

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From Relief Web REPORT from World Meteorological Organization Foreword The 2017 hurricane season in the Caribbean was unprecedented. High-powered, high impact hurricanes, including Irma and Maria, left a path of destruction, infrastructure damage and casualties in more than a dozen territories in the region. Without forecasts and warnings, the tragic loss of life would have been […]

Caribbean: PAHO signs agreement with Development Bank to focus on mental health ahead of Hurricane Season

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From teleSUR TV “Strengthening social and individual resilience is, and always should be, a key component of any response to disasters,” said Monica La Bennett. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have signed an accord to improve the capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in the Caribbean as part […]

2018 Hurricane Message from Cayman Islands’ Premier

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2018 Hurricane Message By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Hurricane Season is upon us once again and it is my prayer that we keep in mind the many lessons we have learned over the years as major storms wreaked havoc in our sister British Overseas Territories last year and our own Islands in […]

Another brutal Hurricane Season in store for the Caribbean, U.S. and Canada this 2018

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By Eul Basa From NARCITY Brace yourselves. After a devastating 2017 hurricane season which featured three of the costliest tropical systems in history, meteorologists predict that 2018 will be just as nightmarish. Researchers at the Colorado State University have released their preliminary seasonal forecast, as this year’s hurricane season is just two months away. Typically, hurricane seasons […]

Trinidad: Regional scientists to present 1.5 report at Caribbean Climate Change Conference

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Port-of-Spain: October 8, 2017: When scientists and researchers meet in Trinidad at the International Climate Change Conference for the Caribbean this week, it will be in the aftermath of the devastation wrought in the region by successive monster storms in the current 2017 Hurricane Season. The conference, which is being hosted by the Caribbean Community Climate […]