In this edition of the Disaster Management Coordination Agency's (DMCA) radio programme: “PREPARE AND PREVENT”, we bring to you an interview with the new Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Disaster Management Adviser for the Caribbean Overseas Territories and Bermuda Jon Snell.
While, on Montserrat, Mr Snell met with Tony Bates, the UK Policy Adviser to the Governor of Montserrat and Head of the Governor's office on behalf of Her Excellency, the Governor Elizabeth Carrier and Director of the Disaster Management Coordination Agency, DMCA Billy Darroux.
He also visited emergency support facilities at the DMCA, critical infrastructure sites and was fully briefed by the Disaster Management.
Speaking on Prepare and Prevent, Mr Snell says he plans to develop a five-year strategic plan to strengthen the Caribbean Overseas Territories and Bermuda capacity to prepare and respond effectively to natural disasters and emergencies to minimize loss of life and property, economic dislocation, and disruption of community life.
Click below to hear the full interview…