Grenada

International Charter activated for Kick’em Jenny volcano impact in Grenada

Kick’em Jenny volcano, located just off the coast of Grenada (Image: NASA)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on Friday, 24 July, to mitigate the potential impact that the Kick 'em Jenny underwater volcano could have on Grenada, island country in the Caribbean Sea. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) sent the request to activate the mechanism on behalf of Montserrat Volcano Observatory and Government of Grenada.

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CATHALAC: Support to flood-stricken Eastern Caribbean islands

In some areas, rainfall was 1839 percent above the average

Between December 24 and 25, 2013, the eastern Caribbean islands of Dominica, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines were affected by torrential rains which triggered massive flooding and local landslides. The Associated Press reported that on the three islands, there were some 20 casualties. The Prime Ministers of those countries declared the state of national

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