Minister of National Mobilization, Hon. Frederick Stephenson and the Director of The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), Michelle Forbes will represent this country at the historic launching of the US-Caribbean Resilience Partnership Ministerial in Florida.
On Wednesday, the State Department said that Deputy Secretary of State John J Sullivan will host the launching of the two-day ministerial, “a new collaborative effort to build regional capacity to confront disaster response and promote resilience.”
The State Department noted that leaders will discuss new opportunities for collaboration to enhance the region’s preparedness and response efforts.
According to CMC News, seventeen other Caribbean countries are being represented at the meeting.
The Caribbean Emergency Disaster Management Agency and the Regional Security System will also attend.