HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING WHAT TO DO INFORMATION - CANCELLATION

HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING 

WHAT TO DO INFORMATION

CANCELLATION


WTDI Issue:No.06.  Issue Date: Tue 25th April,2018Media Priority:High


 Situation:

The Solomon Islands Meteorological Service has issued the CANCELLATION OF HEAVY RAIN WARNING at 5PM (1700HRS) this evening, Wednesday 25th April 2018.

However,  a trough lies over Solomon Islands so associated heavy rain, showers and thunderstorms will be experienced but now will slowly be easing out.


People and communities are advised to take care and to take the following Safety Actions:


FOR VILLAGE LEADERS / FAMILIES

  • Maintain look outs for flooding as some rain heavy rain will still be experienced

FOR PEOPLE IN LOW LYING AREAS UNDER THE THREAT OF FLOODING

  •  If you are living close to rivers and shorelines you must take extra precaution measures
  • When evacuated take only essential Items like radio, mobile phones, torch, knife, food, water, important papers, important medicines
  • Store drinking water in sealed bottles as water supply may be interrupted (eg. Dirty or supply cut off)
  • Do not allow children to play in the rain and on flood raising water or drainage systems

FOR MOTORISTS

  • Be advice to take extra care when traveling in wet, slippery and flood areas
  • Make sure you have your lights on and drive at less than 40km per hour speed
  • Beware of water covered roads and bridges
  • Do not attempt to cross rivers and large streams of unknown depth


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION


DIAL: 955 (DISASTER) or 933 (WEATHER) or 999 (POLICE) or 977 (MARINE) or Check your nearest Provincial Emergency Operation Centers (PEOC) or Your nearest Police Station

SEND EMAIL: neocndc@ndmo.gov.sb (Disaster)

CHECK WEBSITE: www.ndmo.gov.sb (NDMO) and www.met.gov.sb (SIMS) for latest updates

Always check us here for Disaster Alerts, Warnings and Other Disaster related updates

ALWAYS CHECK US HERE FOR DISASTER ALERTS AND OTHER DISASTER RELATED UPDATES

Always check us here for Disaster Alerts, Warnings and Other Disaster related updates

 

 

 

 

The Solomon Islands Government, National Disaster Management Office, MECDM Makira Earthquake/Tsunami 9th December 2016 Disaster, Multi-Stakeholders Lessons Learnt Workshop Friday 3rd March, 2017 Honiara Hotel, Honiara, Solomon Islands

 

i. Title:

The Stakeholder-wide Lesson-Learnt Workshop Makira Earthquake/Tsunami Disaster Response

 

ii. Implementing Entity and Partners

Host: Government of Solomon Islands through the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO), Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology and the National Disaster Council (NDC) 

Supporting PartnersThe Government of Australia (DFAT), UNOCHA, Norton Consultant

 

iii. Contents

1. Background and Context

2. Purpose

3. Timing and Duration

4. Audience and Attendees

5. Outcomes and Indicators

6. Draft Agenda (Timetable)

7. Methodology

8. Results, Publication and Distribution

9. Costs

10. Approvals

 

iv. Overall aim and objectives of the Lessons Learnt Workshop

・The overall aim of this workshop is to capture lessons from the 9th December, 2016 Makira Earthquake/Tsunami that contributes towards better preparedness and effective response in future disasters.

Specific objectives include:

 To recognize the key achievements and challenges from this response operation o To generate recommendations to strengthen the current systems and response mechanism at all levels

 To strengthen existing partnerships between SIG, NGO’s, Donors, INGOs, UN Agencies and the Private Sector at Provincial and National Levels 

To review the performance of and identify improvements for the interim structures of the NDC, N-DOC and Committees and the NEOC adopted from the draft N-DM Plan 2017 on 6 December 2016 for the 2016/17 cyclone season.