Hurricane Awareness & Disaster Planning

Hurricane Awareness & Disaster Planning

Speakers: Joseph Isaac, Paul Martens

Company: Meteorological Department St. Maarten and Fire Department

Date: June 3, 2021

Time: 19:00 – 20:00 PM

Webinar Information:

Mr. Joseph Isaac is the Head of the Meteorological Department St.Maarten and Mr. Paul Martens is the Department Head of Disaster Management of the Fire Department.

This presentation covers:

Meteorological Deptartment
  • Formation of tropical cyclones
  • Naming of storms
  • The use and limitations of weather models
  • Tropical storms & climate change: the implications
Fire Department – Disaster Management Department
  • Disaster: definition and types
  • Legislation: roles and responsibilities
  • National disaster management system & EOC
  • ESF groups and their responsibilities

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