The Government of Saint Lucia continues to send relief supplies to St Vincent and the Grenadines and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) oversaw the shipping of relief supplies on Friday April 16th on a barge en route to the island.
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet was on hand at the wharf where the barge was being loaded with supplies including bottled water and non-perishable items, donated by the general public, Blue Waters, Windward and Leeward Brewery, the St Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA).
The Prime Minister also commended NEMO and the Saint Lucia Cadet Corps for their efforts and the managements of the logistics.
Saint Lucia is also sending supplies today via a Venezuelan vessel which will carry non-perishable items and several water tanks. The Government of Saint Lucia has also sent 400 cots to be used at shelters in St Vincent and the Grenadines. For more information: http://nemo.gov.lc/.