Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA): May 15, 2023- Castries, Saint Lucia– In support of CDEMA’s Safe School Initiatives, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through JICA Individual Expert on DRR for CDEMA, has provided Smoke Detectors and Fire Extinguishers for eight (8) key schools in Saint Lucia.

Hayato NAKAMURA Mr, Policy Advisor on Comprehensive DRRM (JICA Individual Expert) (at right) makes a donation of smoke alarms to one of the teachers. (Photo credit: CDEMA)

The Ministry of Education will plan for Safety Training for teachers later this year so that each school can take safety measures based on their needs.