St. Ann, Jamaica
February 10-21, 2003

Pan American Health Organisation World Health Organisation University of the West Indies, Mona Jamaica Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency
Caribbean Development Bank Office for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, Jamaica Ministry of Health Jamaica
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Ms. Beverley Lashley

Mrs. Allison Gordon

Project Coordinator

Regional Disaster Coordinator, North

University of the West Indies

Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM)

Mona Campus

c/o Rada Office Building, Frontier Heights

Kingston 7 Port Maria, St. Mary
Tel:  876-970-1757; 876-935-8202 (W) Tel:  876-994-9203 (W)
  876-970-0917 (H)   876-994-9381 (H)
Fax:  876-970-1758 Fax:  876-994-2632
Email: Email:
education Librarian
disaster relation Disaster Information Network Works for the National Disaster Office
presentation topic
Information Management
Other Caribbean Resources

The impact of the Internet and communications technologies on the work and role of Disaster Managers





Mr. Omar Afflick Dr. Karen Webster
Regional Coordinator, East Medical Officer (Health)
ODPEM Kingston & St. Andrew Public Health  Department
12 Camp Road Marescaux Road,
Kingston 4 Kingston 5
Tel:  876-928-5111-4 (W) Tel:  876- 929-4160; 926-1550-2 (W)
  876-360-7422 (H)   876- 942-2664 (H)
Fax:  876-928-5503 Fax:  876-920-8103
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education BSC Degree BSC Geology
disaster relation Works for the National Disaster Office




Dr. Yvonne Munroe Mr. Ronald Jackson
Medical Officer (Health) Senior Director Preparedness and Emergency Operations
St. Thomas Health Department ODPEM
Morant Bay 12 Camp Road
St. Thomas Kingston 4
Tel:  876-982-1619; Tel:  876-930-0806 (direct line)
  876-703-6182 (W)   876-928-5111-4 (W)
  876-970-3839 (H)   876-961-8899 (H)
Fax:  876-703-6183 Fax:  876-928-5503
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education Health Care Management, Masters Degree (Netherlands)
disaster relation Works for the National Disaster Office
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Saint Lucia  


St. Vincent and the Grenadines  
Ms. Anne Linda Dawn French Mr. Howie Prince
Director National Disaster Coordinator
NEMO National Emergency Management Office (NEMO)
PO  Box 1517, Castries Prime Minister’ Office
Tel:  758-452-3802 (W) Tel:  784-456-2975 (W)
  758-484-9860 (Cel)   784-457-0386 (H)
Fax:  758-453-2152 Fax:  784-457-1691
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education Architect MSc in Tourism and Hospitality mgt
disaster relation Head of the National Disaster Office Head of the National Disaster Office
presentation topic
A District Perspective of Disaster Management in Saint Lucia


Critical point - Information Management and Design Making




Trinidad & Tobago  
Eng. Gladys E. Sno Mrs. Lynette P. Navarro
Chief, Evironmental Control Unit Area Administrator
Bureau of Public Health, Ministry of Health T&T Ministry of Health
Rodekruislaan No. 13 c/o Arima District Hospital
Paramaribo Queen Anne Ave.
Tel:  597-494 130; 498134 (W) Arima
  597-435509 (H) Tel:  868-667-6688 (W)
Fax:  597-491452 Fax:   
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education Environmental Engineer Postgraduate Health Service Management and Business Management
disaster relation Trainer in various disaster topics
presentation topic
Plane Crashes in Suriname, Lessons Learned
The Realities of Contingency Management for Disaster Preparedness in the Health Sector

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Trinidad & Tobago  


Trinidad & Tobago  
Mr. Deenesh Persad Dr. Victor Coombs 
Manager, HSE Chief Medical Officer
PLIPDECO Petrotrin
PO Bag 191 Couva Post Office Augustus Long Hospital
Couva Pointe-a-Pierre
Tel:  868-636-1888 (W) Tel:  868-658-1301 (W)
  868-668-0910 (H)   868-658-3791 (H)
Fax:  868-636-4008 Fax:  868-658-0225
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education Environmental Manager Physician
presentation topic
A Synopsis of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response on the  Point Lisas Industrial Estate  -

Point Lisas Port and Industrial Estate, Disaster Response Ammonia Spill

Fires in Oil and Gas Industry, Case Study - Petrotrin Refinery





Turks & Caicos Islands  


Dr. Rufus W. Ewing  
Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Turks & Caicos Island Government
Myrtle Rigby Health Complex
Tel:  649-941-5582; 241-9414 (W)
Fax:  649-941-5582
Email: /
presentation topic
Impact of Development on Hazards and Vulnerabilities


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