NATURAL HAZARD MITIGATION WORKSHOP

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

September 13 – 14, 2000

WORKSHOP REPORT

prepared by Cassandra T. Rogers, Ph.D.

for USAID / OAS Post-Georges Disaster Mitigation Project

September 27, 2000


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Workshop Objectives
  3. Workshop Description
    1. Hazard Prioritisation and Data Needs Assessment
    2. Priority Critical Facilities and Needs Assessment
    3. Vulnerability Assessment Exercise
    4. Terms of Reference Guidelines and Workplan
  4. Workshop Evaluation
  5. Consultant’s Comments and Recommendations

List of Tables

Table 1 Availability of Hazard Data: Priority Hazards

Table 2 Summary of Hazard Assessment Requirements

Table 3 Terms of Reference Guidelines for Natural Hazard Map Suite

Table 4 Workplan for Hazard and Vulnerability Assessments

Appendix

Table A1 Workshop Agenda

Table A2 Results of Workshop Evaluation


1.0 Introduction

As part of the Post-Georges Disaster Mitigation (PGDM) Project, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Organisation of American States (OAS), is assisting the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and St. Kitts and Nevis with the development of natural hazard mitigation plans (NHMP). In fulfillment of Task 7 of the NHMP workplan for St. Kitts and Nevis, a natural hazard / vulnerability assessment prioritisation workshop was held at the Ocean Terrace Inn in St. Kitts from September 13 – 14, 2000. This report summarises the workshop activities and recommendations.

2.0 Workshop Objectives

The objectives of the workshop were:

  1. To identify the priority natural hazards for which hazard assessments will be performed under the project;
  2. To conduct a data needs assessment for the hazard mapping exercise, including the identification of hazard information gaps and recommendations to fill these gaps;
  3. To identify the critical facilities for which vulnerability assessments will be performed under the project;
  4. To conduct a data needs assessment for vulnerability analysis of critical facilities, including the identification of information gaps and recommendations to fill these gaps;
  5. To develop guidelines for the terms of reference for identified hazard assessments;
  6. To develop a workplan to complete the tasks identified in ii to v above.

3.0 Workshop Description

The workshop agenda is presented as Table A1 of the Appendix. Forty participants attended, including representatives from the National Emergency Management Agency (National Coordinator and District Managers), the Ministries of Finance (Economic Planning), Health, Community and Social Development, Labour, Agriculture, Lands and Housing (Fisheries Division) and the Physical Planning Division, Public Works Division, Water Services Department, Electricity Department, Airport Operations and the Protective Services (Fire and Rescue, Police and Defence Force). The Nevis delegation was led by Mrs. Clara Walters, Permanent Secretary, Premier’s Office, and included representatives from the Departments of Tourism, Housing and Land Development, Physical Planning and NEMA (Coordinator and District Managers). Mr. Mansfield Blackwood, USAID, Jamaica and Mr. Steven Stichter, PGDM Project Manager also attended.

The first day of the workshop was devoted to a review of hazard assessment methodologies, the identification and prioritisation of natural hazards and a data needs assessment for prioritised hazards. On Day 2, following a review of simple and detailed methodologies of vulnerability assessments, participants identified the critical facilities for which vulnerability assessments would be conducted under the project and complete part of an actual vulnerability assessment. During the latter part of the day, guidelines for the terms of reference for hazard assessment studies were developed and a workplan for the hazard and vulnerability assessments was completed.

3.1 Hazard Prioritisation and Data Needs Assessment

In order to identify the natural hazards for which hazard assessments would be performed under the project, participants conducted a formal prioritisation exercise to identify the natural hazards of critical importance to St. Kitts and Nevis. The prioritisation exercise employed a methodology which ranked the hazards on a relative ranking scale according to their probability, frequency, area of impact and magnitude. Using this methodology, six priority hazards were identified, viz.:

It was agreed that hazard assessments would only be conducted for inland erosion and drought based on availability of the relevant expertise.

Table 1 summarises both typical and existing hazard data for seven of the eight priority hazards (earthquake, volcano, wind, storm surge, flood, coastal erosion, inland erosion). Summaries of the hazard assessment requirements for each of the above hazards were developed during the workshop and are presented in Table 2.

3.2 Priority Critical Facilities and Needs Assessment

The workshop participants agreed that the project should focus on eight of the following types of critical facilities and /or sectors:

Participants were in agreement that the first six listed above should be included. It was agreed that the local Mitigation Guidance Committee would meet to finalise the eight categories and also to identify the supporting agencies which would be responsible for data collection and database development.

3.3 Vulnerability Assessment Exercise

Participants were divided into five groups. Using the detailed methodology discussed, each group conducted a vulnerability assessment of one of the following critical facility categories:

  1. Schools in St. Kitts
  2. Hotels in the Frigate Bay Area
  3. Government Facilities in Basseterre
  4. Shelters in Nevis
  5. Utilities in Nevis.

3.4 Terms of Reference Guidelines and Workplan

Terms of reference guidelines for hazard assessment studies for the eight priority hazards are presented in Table 3. A workplan was developed for both hazard and vulnerability assessment studies and is presented as Table 4.

 

4.0 Workshop Evaluation

A summary of the responses to the workshop questionnaire is presented in Table A2 of the Appendix. Participants rated the course as good or very good, and felt that the course had met its objectives and that it was very relevant to their jobs. All rated the course highly in terms of its success in improving their understanding of natural hazard and vulnerability assessment. The performance of the consultant was rated as very good. The participants all felt that handouts were helpful in understanding the workshop material. The large majority rated the physical facilities highly. Many participants felt that the course could have been longer, given the volume of material covered. Based on the wide range of answers of intended use of the information gleaned during the workshop, it appears that clear that the majority of participants understood the concepts discussed.

Suggestion for course improvement include increasing the course length, smaller class and/or group sizes, and ensuring that all the relevant sectors are represented.

5.0 Consultant’s Comments and Recommendations

Comments

  1. The workshop was very well attended. The presence of the NEMA coordinators from both St. Kitts and Nevis, the Permanent Secretary -Premier’s Office, Nevis, district disaster coordinators and representation from most sectors were pleasing; the local organisers should be commended for their efforts in this regard;
  2. Most of the attendees did not attend the introductory workshop on natural hazards and mitigation planning. In spite of this, there was a high level of enthusiasm and a high quality of discussion during general sessions and group exercises, indicating participant understanding and interest in the subject material;
  3. More participants attended than had been anticipated. As a result, the average size of groups (for class exercises) was greater than originally intended. The larger average group size increased the time spent on group exercises;
  4. There were minor problems associated with local reproduction of the workshop manual (missing pages) and with the provision of appropriate facilities at the workshop venue (projection screen, small room size);
  5. The plan drafter did not attend the workshop. It was pleasing to note, however, that this individual person should be in place before the next workshop in November.

Recommendations

  1. Notwithstanding ii above, the consultant continues to recommend, that, within the constraints of availability of resources, as far as possible, the same participants should attend future workshops;
  2. For future such workshops, where new material is generated during the workshop for use on subsequent days, secretarial support should be provided at the workshop venue.

Table 1

AVAILABILITY OF HAZARD DATA: PRIORITY HAZARDS

EARTHQUAKE HAZARD

TYPICAL HAZARD DATA

 

EXISTING DATA

END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA   END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA COMMENTS
Isoacceleration map (shows peak ground acceleration)
  • Strong motion records
  • Intensities and their distribution
  • geotectonic and geophysical data
 
  • Expected Peak Horizontal Ground Acceleration with 10% probability of exceedance in 50 years
  •  
  • Shallow, intermediate and deep seismicity, St. Kitts and Nevis (from Seismic Research Unit quarterly bulletins and other reports)
  • hazard map at 0.25 degree grid resolution; finer resolution needed
  • all maps GIS compatible
Isointensity map
  • strong motion records
  • intensities and their distribution
  • geotectonic and geophysical data
 
  • Expected Maximum Modified Mercalli Intensity with 10% probability of exceedance in 50 years
  • as above
  • as above
Isovelocity
  • strong motion records
  • intensities and their distribution
  • geotectonic and geophysical data
 
  • Maximum Ground Velocity
  • as above
  • as above
Microzonation map (liquefaction)
  • geotectonic and geophysical data e.g. faults, soil type, geology, groundwater conditions
 
  • Map of potential sites for liquefaction
  • n.i.
  • Part of Hazard Map of St. Kitts (Graeme Browne, UNDP/UNCHS, 199?)

Generalised multihazard map; 1:25000; paper map, analogue data; located at PPU

DATA GAPS REQUIREMENTS
PGA, Intensity maps ok but require finer resolution 0.1 degree grid ?
Liquefaction hazard map Require DEM, surficial geology map
   

VOLCANIC HAZARD

TYPICAL HAZARD DATA

 

EXISTING DATA

END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA   END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA COMMENTS
Volcanic hazard maps for different volcanic hazards, viz.: pyroclastic flows, lahars, airfall eruptions, volcanic landslides, volcanic tsunamis
  • map of previous hazard
  • digital terrain model
  • estimate of flow parameters
 
  1. Map of distribution of volcanic products from Mt. Liamuiga, St. Kitts, with map of approximate extent of areas affected by pyroclastic flows, lava flows and airfall eruptions
  • Outline geology map of St. Kitts (shows different types of deposits e.g. pyroclastics, basalts, andesite domes)
  • Outline geology map of Nevis (shows different types of deposits e.g. pyroclastic flows, mudflows and dome deposits) (Martin-Kaye, 1950s)
  •  
  • Outline geology maps appear in unpublished paper by J. Shepherd, SRU
  1. Map of areas of St. Kitts likely to be affected by pyroclastic flows, showing estimated probability of events;

(scale 1: 100 000)

 

 

 

  • Taken from unpublished paper by J. Shepherd, SRU

 

END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA   END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA COMMENTS
      Map of channels for potential pyroclastic flows  
  • Part of Hazard Map of St. Kitts (Graeme Browne, UNDP/UNCHS)
  • -generalised multihazard map; 1:25000; paper map, analogue data; PPU
DATA GAPS REQUIREMENTS
St. Kitts: more detailed hazard maps required

Nevis: hazard map required

Nevis - areas affected by Montserrat-style eruption on Nevis Peak
DTM for both islands, estimated flow parameters  

STORM SURGE AND WIND HAZARD

TYPICAL HAZARD DATA

 

EXISTING DATA

END PRODUCT

SOURCE DATA

 

END PRODUCT

SOURCE DATA

COMMENTS

Storm surge hazard maps
  • Bathymetry
  • Topography
  • Storm track/wind field data , from historical storm database
  • Surface characteristics
  •  
  Storm surge hazard map (Watson, 2000) return period  
  • Maps GIS compatible
  • Maps show maximum wind, wave heights and storm surges likely to occur for 10, 25, 50 and 100 years
  • More appropriate for mitigation planning

END PRODUCT

SOURCE DATA

 

END PRODUCT

SOURCE DATA

COMMENTS

      Storm Surge Hazard Map (CIMH) (Ref. Storm surge atlas for St. Kitts and Nevis, CIMH) USGS digital data sets
  • CIMH maps more appropriate for emergency management purposes

 

      Potential sites for destructive storm surges  
  • Part of Hazard Map of St. Kitts (Graeme Browne, UNDP/UNCHS)
  • -generalised multihazard map; 1:25000; paper map, analogue data
  • located at PPU

FLOOD HAZARD

TYPICAL HAZARD DATA

 

EXISTING DATA

END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA   END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA COMMENTS
Flood Hazard Map
  • Rainfall characteristics
  • Drainage basin characteristics
  • Ground cover
  • River channel characteristics
  Map of recorded flood events  
  • Map useful inventory for input into flood hazard map
  • Part of multihazard paper map of St. Kitts (Graeme Browne, UNDP/UNCHS); 1:25000; PPU
DATA GAPS REQUIREMENTS
Require detailed flood hazard maps scale >=1:10000

COASTAL EROSION

TYPICAL HAZARD DATA

 

EXISTING DATA

END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA   END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA COMMENTS
Susceptibility to coastal erosion;

Map of rate of coastal erosion

  • geology
  • coast morphology
  • ground cover
  • wave energy, direction
 
  • Not available
  • Several COSALC reports (by G. Cambers) contain analyses of changes in beach profiles post-1992
  • Vegetation, wildland management areas, forest resources, principal wildlife habitats, terrestrial wildlife resources, geomorphology, land stability, earth resources, for South East Peninsula available in Brown, 1989)
DATA GAPS REQUIREMENTS
Coastal erosion map for St. Kitts and Nevis 1:25000 scale mapping
DEM < 10m resolution

INLAND EROSION

TYPICAL HAZARD DATA

 

EXISTING DATA

END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA   END PRODUCT SOURCE DATA COMMENTS
Susceptibility to erosion hazard
  • soil type
  • geology
  • slope
  • soil/rock erodibility
  • rainfall characteristics
 
  • ?
  • soil map
  • geology map
  • rainfall (?) map
- Check Cambers beach monitoring profiles reports
DATA GAPS REQUIREMENTS
Inland erosion hazard for St. Kitts, Nevis

Detailed erosion hazard maps for selected ghuts in St. Kitts and Nevis

  • 1:25000 scale mapping
  • 1: 10000 – 1:5000 scale of mapping
DEM; rainfall characteristics < 10m resolution

 

Table 2

Summary of Hazard Assessment Requirements

Hazard Type: A. Wind
Coverage: St. Kitts and Nevis
Hazard Product: Maximum wind speeds for given return period
Scale: 200m grid resolution
Level of Assessment: Detailed
Existing Data:
  • Historical storm database (wind field data) – NHC
Data Needs:
  • Digital Elevation Model (DEM) – under preparation by project
  • Ground cover – under preparation by project
Constraints: -
Comments / Recommendations: -

 

Hazard Type: B. Storm Surge
Coverage: St. Kitts and Nevis
Hazard Product: Storm surge hazard
Scale: Grid resolution: 200m
Level of Assessment: Detailed
Existing Data:
  • Historical storm database – NHC source
Data Needs:
  • Bathymetric data
  • DEM – under preparation by PGDM project
  • Reef configuration
Constraints: -
Comments / Recommendations: For reef configuration and bathymetry data check:
  • CFRAMP database
  • SE Peninsula, St. Kitts Project Reports

 

 

Hazard Type:

C. Ground shaking
Coverage: St. Kitts and Nevis
Hazard Product: Seismic Hazard Maps(peak ground acceleration, maximum mercalli intensity and maximum velocity for given return period)
Scale: 0.1 degree grid resolution
Level of Assessment: Detailed Methodology
Existing Data:
  • Maps available at 0.25 degree grid resolution
  • Earthquake intensities and distribution
Data Needs:
  • DEM – under preparation by PGDM project
  • Geology maps of St. Kitts and Nevis to be upgraded
  • Strong motion records
Constraints: -
Comments / Recommendations: -

 

Hazard Type: D. Volcano
Coverage: St. Kitts and Nevis
Hazard Product: Volcanic hazard maps for relevant hazards
Scale: 1: 25000
Level of Assessment: Detailed Methodology
Existing Data:
  • Distribution of volcanic products from Mt. Liamuiga (course notes)
  • Map of areas of St. Kitts likely to be affected by pyroclastic flows (SRU)
  • Map of channels for potential pyroclastic flows, St. Kitts (PPU, St. Kitts)
Data Needs:
  • Map of previous hazard, Nevis
  • DEM of St. Kitts, Nevis – under preparation by this project
  • Flow parameters
  • Nevis to be upgraded
  • Geology maps of St. Kitts and Nevis to be upgraded
Constraints: -
Comments / Recommendations: -

 

Hazard Type: E. Coastal Erosion
Coverage: St. Kitts and Nevis
Hazard Product: Erosion Hazard
Scale: 1: 25000
Level of Assessment: Detailed Methodology
Existing Data:
  • Beach profile data (Dept. of Env. St. Kitts; PPU, Nevis)
  • Geology maps of St. Kitts and Nevis
Data Needs: DEM – under preparation by this project

Ground Cover – under preparation by this project

Constraints: -
Comments / Recommendations:
  • Check SE Peninsula Study
  • Check Nevis Historical Conservation Society

 

Hazard Type: F. Flood
Coverage: St. Kitts and Nevis
Hazard Product: Flood Hazard Map
Scale: 1: 25000
Level of Assessment: Detailed Methodology
Existing Data:
  • Recorded flood events, St. Kitts (PPU)
  • Rainfall data (SSMC; Met Office, St. Kitts; Dept. of Agriculture)
  • Stream gauge data – Water Dept., St. Kitts
Data Needs:
  • Flood inventory
  • DEM – under preparation by this project
  • Ground cover – under preparation by this project
  • River (ghut) cross sections, drainage basin characteristics
Constraints: -
Comments / Recommendations:
  • Check Water Dept., Nevis for stream gauge data

 

Hazard Type: G. Inland Erosion
Coverage: St. Kitts only
Hazard Product: Erosion Hazard
Scale: 1: 25000
Level of Assessment: Detailed Methodology
Existing Data:
  • Soil map
  • Land capability map
  • Rainfall data (SSMC; Met Office, St. Kitts; Department of Agriculture)
Data Needs:
  • Data on previous erosion incidents (SSMC; Dept. of Environment; Ministry of Agriculture)
Constraints: - Identification of relevant expertise
Comments / Recommendations:
  • Check:
  1. Soil and Water Conservation Dept (Mr. Joseph?)
  2. SSMC
  3. Department of Agriculture
  4. Met Office

 

Hazard Type: H. Drought
Coverage: Nevis only
Hazard Product: Drought Hazard / Drought Index
Scale: 1: 25000
Level of Assessment: Detailed Methodology
Existing Data:
  • Rainfall characteristics/data for drought – Met Office, St. Kitts, Dept. of Agriculture, Nevis?
Data Needs: To verify
Constraints: - identification of relevant expertise
Comments / Recommendations:
  • Country is signatory to Convention on Desertification – check this source for data/assistance ???

 

Table 3: Terms of Reference Guidelines for Natural Hazard Map Suite

Hazard Type: Wind, Storm Surge, Earthquake, Volcano, Flood, Coastal Erosion, Inland Erosion, Drought
Coverage: St. Kitts and Nevis - Wind, Storm Surge, Earthquake, Volcano, Flood, Coastal Erosion

St. Kitts only - Inland Erosion; Nevis only - Drought

Scale of Mapping: Drought, Flood, Erosion - 1:25000

Wind, Storm Surge: 200 m grid resolution

Ground Shaking – 0.1 degree grid resolution

Deliverables:
  1. Hard copy map (original colour)
  2. Data in Arc Info GIS or compatible format
  3. Technical report describing the structure and content of the maps produced, the methodology employed in map preparation, including data collection, analysis and final preparation, map use and limitations, metadata and information sources. Recommendation for future work should also be included.
  4. Non-technical summary of iii above
Information to include on map sheet:
  1. To be presented on overlay base map (containing contours, roads, main towns) provided by the project
  2. Title
  3. Graphic Scale
  4. Date of map
  5. Author
  6. Map should be zoned (color or gray scale) into 5 areas of relative hazard (very low, low, moderate, high, very high)
  7. Legend with explanatory text; the map legend should explain, in qualitative and quantitative terms, the meaning of the relative ranking terms.
  8. Use and limitations of map
  9. USAID and OAS logos
  10. PGDM website

The hazard map itself should be located in the upper three quarters of the map sheet; the map title should be positioned in the top central area of the map, and the map scale on the lower left corner of the upper of the sheet. Items ii through ix are to be positioned in the lower quarter of the map sheet, with the legend and explanatory text in the left half and items iv, vii – ix in the right half.

Submission Date: December 15, 2000
Other: Project to specify projection, datum to be used

 

Table 4: Workplan for Hazard and Vulnerability Assessments

TASK

DUTIES

TIME / DEADLINE

RESPONSIBILITY
6 Compilation of data on hazards and resources at risk Hazards:
Wind, Ground Shaking:

-

Storm Surge:
  1. Check CFRAMP database and South East Peninsula Study for data on reef configuration and bathymetry
10/10/00  

Wilkins, C. Herbert

Volcano:
  1. Provide map of St. Kitts likely to be affected by pyroclastic flows
  2. Verify if map of volcanic hazard, Nevis, exists
10/10/00  
  1. Distributed as part of course notes
  2. Refer to Permanent Secretary (PS), Premier’s Office, Nevis
Coastal Erosion:
  1. Check South East Peninsula, St. Kitts study for coastal erosion data
  2. Check Nevis Historical Society for coastal erosion data
10/10/00  
  1. P. Williams
  2. Refer to PS, Premier’s Office, Nevis
Flood:
  1. Collect available relevant rainfall data from SSMC and Meteorological Office, St. Kitts
  2. Collect available rainfall data from Department of Agriculture, Nevis
  3. Collect stream gauge data from Water Dept, St. Kitts
  4. Check SSMC, PWD for available flood inventories for St. Kitts
  5. Check for available flood inventory data for Nevis
  6. Check Water Department, Nevis for stream gauge data
10/10/00  
  1. Warner
  2. Refer to PS, Premier’s Office, Nevis
  3. C. Williams
  4. Not assigned
  5. Refer to PS, Premier’s Office, Nevis
  6. Refer to PS, Premier’s Office, Nevis
  7. C. Herbert
Inland Erosion:
  1. Secure relevant data on previous erosion incidents from SSMC, Department of Environment and Ministry of Agriculture sources
 

10/10/00

 

Warner/PS, Premier’s Office, Nevis

Drought:
  1. Secure available data on rainfall characteristics for drought in Nevis
  2. Investigate ways to incorporate drought hazard mapping into needs of Convention on Desertification
10/10/00  

 

R. Solomon

Critical Facilities:
  1. Select final list of 6 – 8 critical facilities categories and identify supporting agencies
  2. Compile list of available data for 6 - 8 critical facilities categories
 

Mitigation Guidance Committee

Supporting Agencies?

7 Hazard / Vulnerability Prioritisation Workshop

Completed

8 Terms of reference for hazard mapping assessment contracts

30/9

S. Stichter, C. Rogers
9 Contracts by Project Coordinator to perform hazard assessments
  1. Perform hazard assessments for priority hazards

30/9 – 15/12

Consultants
10 Vulnerability Assessment Data Collection
  1. Develop critical facilities inventory

31/10

Supporting Agencies
11 Vulnerability Assessment
  1. Perform detailed vulnerability assessment of identified critical facilities for priority hazards

1/11 – 31/1

S. Stichter, Consultant, Supporting Agencies/Sectors

 


APPENDIX

Table A1: Workshop Agenda

USAID/OAS POST-GEORGES DISASTER MITIGATION PROJECT

HAZARD / VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT PRIORITISATION WORKSHOP,

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

September 13 – 14, 2000

Facilitator: Dr. Cassandra Rogers

AGENDA

 

Wednesday September 13

9.00 – 9.45 Opening Ceremony

9.45 – 10.00 Break

10.00 – 10.15 Introduction, Review of Definitions

 

Session 1 Hazard Assessment

10.15 – 11.15 Review of Hazard Assessment Methodologies

11.15 – 12.30 Hazard Prioritisation

12.30 – 1.30 Lunch

1.30 – 2.00 Hazard Prioritisation (cont’d)

2.00 – 3.00 Data Needs Assessment for Prioritised Hazards

3.00 – 3.15 Break

3.15 – 4.00 Data Needs Assessment for Prioritised Hazards

 

Thursday September 14

Session 2 Vulnerability Assessment

8.30 – 9.30 Vulnerability Assessment Methodologies

9.30 – 10.15 Identification and Prioritisation of Critical Facilities

10.15 – 10.30 Break

10.30 – 11.15 Data Needs Assessment for Critical Facilities

11.15 – 12.15 Vulnerability Assessment Exercise

12.15 – 1.15 Lunch

1.15 – 1.45 Vulnerability Assessment Exercise

 

Session 3 TOR / Workplan

1.45 - 2.30 Terms of Reference for Hazard Assessments

2.30 – 2.45 Break

2.45 – 3.45 Workplan

3.45 – 4.00 Closing Ceremony


Table A2: Results of Workshop Questionnaire

USAID/OAS

POST-GEORGES DISASTER MITIGATION PROJECT

 

NATURAL HAZARD / VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT

PRIORITISATION WORKSHOP

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

September 13 – 14, 2000

Workshop Questionnaire

25 – 30 Responses

In an effort to improve the quality of subsequent courses, please answer the following questions.

Please use the following rating system to answer all questions, except question 6, 7 and 8.

1 = Very Poor; 2 = Poor; 3 = Fair; 4 = Good; 5 = Very Good; n/a = not applicable.

1. How would you rate the following:

2. Were the handouts helpful in improving your understanding of the course material? 4.4

3. Was the course helpful in improving your understanding of natural hazard / vulnerability assessment: 4.6

In your current job?

4. Did the course meet its objectives? 4.5

5. How would you rate the course on an overall basis? 4.5

6. How do you intend to use this information directly in your current job? Explain.

7. How could the course be improved?

8. Add any additional comments here.


National Hazard Vulnerability/Prioritisation Workshop
Participant List

O.T.I Conference Room

13th-14th September, 2000

NAME (Please Print) INSTITUTION

POST

CONTACT NUMBERS

Mr. Carl Herbert NEMA National Disaster Coordinator 466-5100 (w) ext. 23
Kevin Williams SKNDF Lieutenant 466-9279/80 (w)
Austin Williams Royal SKN Police Force Inspector 465-2999/465-2241 (w)
Winston Murraine Fire & Rescue Services Fire Sub Officer 465-6261 (w)
Felix Frederick Fire & Rescue Services Fire Sub Officer 465-6261 (w)
Lavern Queeley The Planning Unit Project Officer 465-2521 ext. 1252 (w)
Arvid Frederick The Planning Unit Project Inspector 465-2521 ext. 1252 (w)
Ericson James Min. of Finance Economist 465-2521 ext. 1244 (w)
Mansfield Blackwood USAID Coordinator 1–876-926-3645
Lindsay Archibald Environment Conservation Officer 465-4040 (w)
Murchison Best Public Works Department Director 465-0182 (w)
Robert E. Warner R. L. Bradshaw Airport Asst. Man. Airport Operations 465-5598 (w)
Robin Singh Electricity Department Chief Engineer/Manager 465-2000 (w)
Solomon Morton NEMA District Manager 465-3457
John Mills Labour Department NEMA District (6) Manager 465-2521 ext. 1290
Mr. Glenn George Labour Department NEMA District (3) Manager 465-2521 ext. 1288
Oliver Lawrence Min of Health Chief Health Officer 465-2521 ext. 1271
Errol Finch Carib supply Tech. Supervisor NEMA District (2) Manager 465-2621/8049
Telca Wallace NEMA Disaster Preparedness Officer 466-5100 ext.25
Ralph Wilkin Fisheries Management Unit Fisheries Officer 465-6300/8045
Marlene D. Liburd Community & Social Dev. Director 465-2521 ext. 1154
Devon Liburd Dept. of Tourism - Nevis Tourism Officer 469-1042
Cuthbert Caines Sandy Point Post Office NEMA District (4) Manager 465-6296 9 (w)
Goldwin O. Caines NEMA Public Relation Officer 466-5100 ext. 22
Llewellyn Newton NEMA - Nevis Coordinator 469-1423
David S. Keith OAS Project Coordinator 466-4203
Cromwell Williams Water Services Department Chief Engineer 465-2521 ext. 1128
Dwight Morton NEMA - Nevis District Chairperson 469-2387/5521
Simeon Hill Housing and Land Dev.- Nevis Land Surveyor 469-5951
Austin Jay Farrier Planning Unit Physical Planning Asst. 465-2521 ext. 1064
Eduardo Mattenet Physical Planning Unit GIS Unit Officer 465-2521 ext. 1064
Lewis Newton Physical Planning Unit Physical Planning Officer  
Joseph Claxton NEMA - Nevis District Chairperson 469-5473 ext. 131
Jennifer Weekes NEMA - Nevis District Chairperson 469-0300
Patrick Williams Physical Planning Division Senior Physical Planning Officer 465-2277/4702
Lynell Nolan NEMA - Nevis District Chairperson 469-9165/1071
Venetta Hobson Moving NEMA - Nevis District Chairperson 469-5521 ext. 2004
Mrs. Clara Walters Premier’s Office - Nevis Permanent Secretary 469-5521 ext. 2003
Othniel Hyliger NEMA - St. Kitts District (5) Manager 465-6638/6385
Natalie Fough Red Cross - St. Kitts Director 465-6508