FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ECONOMIC PLANNING DIVISION AND NEMO TO FACILITATE COMMUNITY CONSULTATION MEETING FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE NEMO WAREHOUSE AT CAMPDEN PARK
[Kingstown, Saint Vincent] – In upcoming months, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) Campden Park Warehouse will benefit from rehabilitative, and construction works funded through the Volcanic Eruption Emergency Project (VEEP) – which is a World Bank funded project.
As such, the Economic Planning Division (Ministry of Finance, Economic Development, and Information Technology) in collaboration with the NEMO will be facilitating a community consultation meeting on October 18, 2023, at the NEMO Warehouse in Campden Park. It is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., and members of the public are invited to attend.
The works at the warehouse will include the renovation of the existing building and the extension of the facility with the construction of two (2) new wings – one of which will feature a mezzanine with lift access.
Other works will include: changing of the roof with installation of vents; improvement of compound security; installation of a water collection and storage system; and the installation of a back-up generator and supporting system.
Gibson’s Construction will carry out the rehabilitative and construction works, which are scheduled to begin in November 2023. Stewart Engineering Limited was selected for the design and supervision consultancy.
The VEEP became effective on December 10, 2021, and is expected to close on December 30, 2026. It is financed by the World Bank (US$40 million) and co-financed by the EU-funded Caribbean Regional Resilience Building Facility (US$2 million), which is managed by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery.
The implementing agency for this Project is the Economic Planning Division, which falls under the remit of the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Information Technology.
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