PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):— On Thursday afternoon, Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Egbert Doran chaired the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) meeting at the Government Administrative Building that was called to assess the approaching weather system, Tropical Depression #13 and the status of national preparations.
The EOC meeting brought together several of the 10 Emergency Support Functions (ESFs).
The country remains under a Tropical Storm Watch. A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the watch area within 48-hours.
The Fire Department/Office of Disaster Management (ODM) Fire Chief/National Disaster Coordinator Clive Richardson,